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YOUTH TENNIS SAN DIEGO

Mission Statement

Youth Tennis San Diego is a nonprofit (501)(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to promote the educational, physical, and social development of all youth through organized tennis and educational activities. Our community programs encourage youth participation, personal integrity, leadership, and competitive spirit in a friendly environment that builds responsible citizens.

Reaching Children

As a community service, YTSD provides thousands of youngsters each year the opportunity to play tennis after school at their neighborhood school. After School Tennis provides a safe haven for hundreds of youngsters who are not supervised after school. Through tennis the children are learning the success skills which will give them the confidence and self-esteem needed to confront the negative influences so often found on the streets where they live. Several times a year, the children travel to the Barnes Tennis Center to participate in special tennis events. This is often their first exposure to a "real" tennis court. Other programs include recreational opportunities, local and national competitive events, educational seminars, kids helping kids projects, and partnership programs with local school districts and youth organizations. YTSD also supports wheelchair and special populations by providing free court usage.

Why We Need Your Support

Critical to the participation of children is our ability to provide scholarships for families who cannot afford to pay the full program fees. Over 60% of the children require financial assistance.  Increasing demand for after school programs and guidance pathways reflects the growing need of our schools, neighborhoods, and families to provide positive alternatives for youngsters. It is the policy of YTSD that every child can participate. To fund these activities, YTSD hosts fundraising events and depends on private donations. Your gift will ensure that every child will have the opportunity to participate. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

For more information, please contact Ryan Redondo, CEO and General Manager of Youth Tennis San Diego at (619) 221-9000.

"A life spent playing tennis is a life well spent!"

– AST Student, Bethune School

YTSD BOARD OFFICERS

President - Mark McMahon

Past President - Joseph Sammartino

Treasurer - Tom Mullen

Secretary - Leslie Evans

YTSD BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jim Ault   

Richard Bull             Leslie Evans

Kevin Konopasek  

Ron Marquez       

Tom Mullen

Anne Rosser 

Colleen Royal

Eduardo Sanchez 

Andrew Schwarz

Todd Sprague

Mimi Test                Linn Walker 

JUNIOR PLAYER COUNCIL

The Junior Tennis Player Council is a committee whose purpose is to impact and educate the youth of San Diego through organized tennis activities and service projects.  These projects will help the San Diego youth become more involved and enthusiastic about the game of tennis.  The Council is involved in helping with the After School Tennis Program, volunteering at tournaments, and are responsible for putting on the annual Junior Awards Banquet. 

Please welcome our 2020-2021 Council

President

Alexandra Mondragon

Recording Secretary

Emily Bernstein

Treasurer

Jim Ji

Communications Officer

Olivia Wiese

General Council Members

Blake Bothmer

Katie Codd

Galia Cortes

Katherine Hui

Tyler Li

Brian Tang

Raj Tantuwaya

Adult Advisor

Carrie Wiese

Junior Advisor

Thelma Sepulveda

The following financial forms for Youth Tennis San Diego can be viewed at www.guidestar.org: Audited Financial Statements, and Form 990.  Please note, you must login to Guide Star to view YTSD information.