Adelphi University

Arjay Perovic is a basketball purest, a true teacher who is passionate about working and developing the inner city youth. Growing up playing basketball in NYC, he realized that there weren't any basketball programs that developed & cared for children throughout their journey. He created The City Basketball so every hoop dreamer has a home to grow and develop  


Daniel tom
pace university

Daniel Tom is a Co-Founder of The City Basketball, and a passionate individual who was born and raised in Spanish Harlem. He has been involved within his community, regular volunteering and helping kids for over 10+ years.  He has a Math degree, a Masters in Education and serves as a coach as well as a teacher for our Basketball Chess program. 



Jeff Nulty joins The City with a ton of basketball experience. He grew up playing in the playgrounds of NYC and really understands the game and it’s history. Jeff loves his community and enjoys watching the youth reach their maximum potential. Jeff is our donor relations director and absolute asset to our program.


program coordinator
11 & under boys head coach

Emiliano Kinaj is a NYC basketball legend. From winning a NYC City Championship and earning MVP honors to winning championships at the collegiate level, Emilijano has done it all. In high school Emiljano got the opportunity to work with Nate “Tiny” Archibald who taught him a lot about the game.
Emiljano is one of the original skill development coaches for The City and is an expert at breaking down the fundamentals of the game. Emiljano also coaches our 11 & under and 16 & under boys teams.


seth eastman
skills development/Community relations

Seth Eastman joins our program with a wealth of knowledge both on and off the court. Seth specializes in teaching the fundamentals of the game while focusing on specific details to improve an athletes game.