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

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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

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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.
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High Performance TEAM Program

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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.

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News & Media

Tennis Ball 2016 - Video
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Summer Newsletter - 2016 Newsletter
Friday, July 8, 2016

NEW - News Press Relase MTEF Names New Leader Article
Monday, March 21, 2016

Fall Newsletter - 2015 Newsletter
Friday, November 20, 2015

North Shore NOW 2015 Article
Friday, August 21, 2015

What's New

MTEF Video


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Calling All Volunteers


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The MTEF Tennis Ball

This year's event, will be held on
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at the Milwaukee Zoo's Peck Pavilion.

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Quote of the Day

“The graveyards are full of indispensable men”  ---Charles de Gaulle

Get to Know...

Camille Cruise
9th Grader
Prairie School of Racine
5+ Year High Performance TEAM Participant

Playing varsity tennis on the Prairie School of Racine girl’s team is no easy feat when you’re just a freshman, but that’s exactly what Camille Cruise did this past fall. Cruise, whose older brother Toussaint was also part of MTEF’s High Performance TEAM program, started the season at No. 4 singles, then worked her way up to the No. 3 spot right before the conference meet.

Cruise said her experience playing on the varsity team was one of the best she’s had as an athlete.

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Milwaukee, WI 53210
Office: 414.442.8195


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