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Who We Are

Life Thru Hoops is a501(c)(3) located in Westchester, New York. The organization provides individual and group basketball lessons, tutoring, travel opportunities, summer leagues, and mentorship programs. 

Our Story

Founded by White Plains native Dave Boykin, Life Thru Hoops was created to fill a void in the community. Boykin sought out to create an environment where children could be academically tutored and learn the fundamentals of basketball from qualified professionals. Such services are extremely expensive, which automatically disqualifies less fortunate families from affording such opportunities

Meet the Team

Our team brings years of experience playing and coaching at the high school, college and professional level. They have garnered various awards on and off the court, and have competed in over 13 countries


Dave Boykin

Founder & Director

Joe Adzima

Program Director

Bryant Brabham

Advisory Board

Demetrius Phillips



Jamel Poinsette

Advisory Board

Get Involved

The 2018-2019 season has much in store for the organization and the student-athletes it serves. Click the button to the right if you are a student-athlete looking to advance your game, a parent or player looking speak with a coach, or program supporter looking to give back to the program.