BREAKING NEWS: Indianapolis IN, Evelyn Magley of The Basketball League announces the newest team to join TBL, the Lewisville Yellow Jackets, in Lewisville TX.
The Yellow Jackets are the 4th new market to be added by the 3rd year league in the offseason, joining the Tri-State Admirals, Columbus Condors and Dallas Skyline.
The Yellow Jackets are owned and operated by Creating Young Minds.
CYM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. CYM includes CYM Academy, which is a High School and Post-Graduate Basketball team, and the Lewisville Yellow Jackets Professional Basketball Team with The Basketball League (TBL). CYM emphasizes Education, Character, and Responsibility.
“We are excited to expand our Organization to include a Professional Basketball Team with The Basketball League, the third professional basketball league in the United States. We are replicating the European model of training, developing and preparing young athletes into Professional Athletes with the combination of our CYM Academy and Lewisville Yellow Jackets. The younger players from CYM Academy will have the opportunity to play along side Professional Basketball Players on our Lewisville Yellow Jackets team in the TBL.” – Dr Shira Ackerman Co-Founder” CYM
“Our Vision is for the young men living in our communities to gain a broader appreciation for self and others, education, and athletics through basketball, school, support and guidance. Our Mission is to teach young men about the importance of education, hard work and being humble in all aspects of life.” – Mathis Crowder Co-Founder CYM
“This nonprofit model is a perfect fit for developing young players by emphasizing the importance of education while building the character and life skills of each player. It mirrors (the @jamestownjackals) who stress the importance of integrity as an integral part of player development. Adding the player development piece of a Prep-School, is truly unique to any other professional initiative in the USA” – Evelyn Magley CEO TBL
For more info:
Dr Shira Ackerman 201-923-9039
Twitter – @CYMBasketball
IG – @creatingyoungminds
FB – @CYMBBall