Throughout the years, MTEF has served over 32,000 Milwaukee children who otherwise would lack a safe, productive, and healthy after-school and summer environment. Our high quality literacy and tennis programming not only builds academic skills and improves fitness but also emphasizes First Serve Life Skills development, which instills the confidence needed to succeed in school and in life.
Summer TEAM Program
Delivered in close partnership with the Milwaukee Public School Department of Recreation & Community Services and the Milwaukee County Parks, MTEF delivers a citywide neighborhood-based program for all levels of reading and tennis.
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After School TEAM Program
TEAM (Tennis, Education, and Mentoring) is an intensive school-year tennis, education, and life skills development program. TEAM successfully addresses the critical needs of urban youth through a partnership with students, parents, schools, and youth-serving organizations.
High Performance TEAM Program
The High Performance TEAM program is MTEF's most comprehensive year-round program, utilizing three progressive First Serve life skill levels - Game, Set and Match. This invitation-only program requires a three-year parent and student commitment. A national student-athlete competition rewards excellence in the classroom and on the tennis court.
News & Media
Summer Newsletter - 2014 Summer Newsletter
Friday, June 13, 2014
Fall Newsletter - 2013 Fall Newsletter
Monday, November 11, 2013
Fox 6 News - Pro-Am Preview
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Summer Newsletter - 2013 Summer Newsletter
Friday, May 31, 2013
Helen Bader Foundation - Youth Development
Monday, January 21, 2013
The MTEF Tennis Ball
This year’s event, will be held on
Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at The Watermark at Shully's.
Quote of the Day
“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” ---Vince Lombardi
Get to Know...
Shorewood High School
1st Year - High Performance TEAM Participant
Last fall Elizabeth Krioutchenkov had the distinction of
becoming the first MTEF high school student to qualify for the WIAA State High
School Girls Tennis Tournament. The
fifteen year old freshman, playing for Shorewood High School, played No.1
singles and qualified with a 13-12 overall record. She then proceeded to win her first round
match against senior Paige Ganser of Jefferson High School 6-2, 6-3 before
falling to the ninth seed, Claire Czerwonka of Kenosha St. Joseph Catholic
Academy 6-2, 6-0. Czerwonka eventually
went on to win a quarterfinal playoff and finish fifth.