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

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

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

What's New


Calling All Volunteers


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The MTEF Tennis Ball

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Next 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

“Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence."  --John F. Kennedy

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Hope Moses
7th Grader
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 hope.

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