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The Hudson Valley's only premier professional basketball team and the 2012 Eastern Basketball Alliance Champions and 2013 Summer Developmental League Champions

Hype Coach Honored by NY Knicks

The Hudson Valley Hype family are proud to announce that their iconic coach James Ryans was honored during the recent halftime show at Madison Square Garden for his lifetime achievement with the Knicks and the game of basketball. “It has been my privilege to know Mr. Ryans professionally and personally over these past two seasons. The respect he commands from the players and his overall knowledge of the game can’t be measured. We are very lucky to have someone like him be part of the organization, stated owner Allen Pickett.”
Mr. Ryans has been coaching and teaching the game for over forty years, his reputation and status in New York City are among the greats, we wish him continued success and look forward to the upcoming Hudson Valley Hype season.

H.V.H. Enterpises a name you can trust

Hudson Valley Hype Enterprises, LLC are proud to announce their accreditation by the Better Business Bureau of New York. A business that has been accredited by the BBB means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints and provide the best possible service to all its clients.
As the Hudson Valley Hype continues to move the bar of excellence higher as a team and a company we would like to thank all those who have purchased goods and services this season and we look forward to continuing to provide you with the best products and basketball entertainment in the coming year.

Hype Owner appointed Director of Basketball Operations for Little Vikes

The Hudson Valley Hype are proud to announce that Owner Allen Pickett has accepted the position as the new Director of basketball Operations for the Vikings Youth Basketball. Mr. Pickett’s duties will include but are not limited to: • Coaching Training and Clinics for all boys coaches from 3/4 to 7/8 • Daily operation of the coaching staff and game coordination. • Plan and coordinate Community Relations and work with different areas in the community and create volunteer opportunities • Planning and coordinating volunteer database, mailing system, and website • Work with supervisor to develop short and long range planning • Correspondence with parents and youth as to their roles and responsibilities The upcoming 2015 season will be an exciting season for the Valley Central School District as Mr. Pickett brings his experience as a former player and minor league championship coach to the program. “Having coached my son in the boys 3/4 group for a few years as a volunteer I saw the potential this program has and the benefit it gives the parents and the community” Mr. Pickett continues, “There very few programs in the district that are not only affordable for parents but also provide a professional well organized environment for kids of all age groups and abilities to learn the sport of basketball.” This season will be a new beginning for the program and I look forward to the challenge of making it a success.” If you are interested in volunteering for coaching or live in the Valley Central School district and are interested in having your child participate in the program please email info@hudsonvalleyhype.com along with your contact information and best time to be reached.

USA Youth Basketball Coach License

On behalf of USA Basketball, the Governing body of basketball in the United States, we are excited to welcome you Coach Pickett as an integral part of our Youth Development initiative. Congratulations on completing the requirements to obtain a USA Basketball Coaches license.

As a licensed coach through USA Basketball, you have committed to providing a safe, fun and proper development experience for young players. You have joined a unified basketball community of qualified and dedicated coaches and administrators, all supporting players and programs that inspire young people to reach their potential through basketball.