Throughout the years, MTEF has served over 34,000 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 USTA NJTL 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
Fall Newsletter - 2015 Newsletter
Friday, November 20, 2015
North Shore NOW - 2015 Article
Friday, August 21, 2015
Summer Newsletter - 2015 Newsletter
Friday, June 5, 2015
Fall Newsletter - 2014 Newsletter
Friday, November 14, 2014
Summer Newsletter - 2014 Newsletter
The MTEF Tennis Ball
Next year's event, will be held on
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at the Milwaukee Zoo's Peck Pavilion.
Quote of the Day
“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” ---Henry David Thoreau
Get to Know...
St. Peter Immanuel Lutheran
2nd Year High Performance TEAM Participant
The word hope is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “an optimistic
attitude of mind based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events
and circumstances in one’s life.”
In the case of Hope Moses, the name and definition are a
perfect fit. She was born in 2002 just minutes shy of New Year’s Day. Her mom, Simone, thought Hope would
be the perfect name. The New Year, like her daughter’s birth, gave Simone Moses