YKD 2022 Info
Check back often for the latest program and tournament schedules.
What to Know About YKD
Empowering and Inspiring young people to success through Academic, Athletics, and Community Service programs. Designed to enhance the physical, mental, emotional, and character of the individual.
Facilities & Practice Locations
We are proud to partner with the following organizations...
- Southminster Church
- Convoy of Hope
Please contact our team for more information about our basketball, academic, and music programs. We are excited about supporting youth through sports and the arts.
Arrival & Departure
All practice times and locations will be shared weekly by the coaches and team management staff..
We see the true power that our youth hold, and we have made it our mission to transform them into confident leaders, ready to take on the world.
What basketball tournaments does YKD attend?
YKD focuses on scheduling and participating in tournaments within the Southeast area. We try to limit the travel time for invitational tournaments to no longer than a 2-hr drive. Travel times to National and Regional events can vary in distance.
Do we travel?
Yes, our competitive teams compete in regional and national tournaments. These tournaments are held in Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. These events could be a 3-5 day/night event scheduled during April, June, and July.
How often is practice?
The key to player development and team chemistry is practice. The coaching staff determines all weekly practice schedules, and players can expect to practice 2-3 days/week. Practice sessions could run for 1 to 2 hours.
Are there registration fees?
Yes, there is a registration fee for our travel basketball teams. The fee will range from $300 - $400 for the travel season. The fees are allocated towards local facility rentals, entry costs for tournaments, team equipment, and scholarships.
Can I volunteer?
The YKD Kings organization always looks for coaches, staff, and mentors to help us further our mission. Fresh voices and experiences help shape the future of the youth our organization supports. Contact us if you are interested in being a part of our volunteer staff.