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36th Annual Legacy Benefit Highlight Video
If you missed the 36th Annual Legacy Benefit, here are some of the many highlights of the night! Thank you to all of the amazing people that came out and contributed to support Legacy – this fundraiser wouldn’t be a success without you!
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education will host our 36th Annual Benefit at the Legacy Center on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
Please join us for Legacy’s most important fundraiser of the year! Beginning at 6:00 p.m. guests will enjoy a night to remember including a fabulous dinner, drinks, live music, a live auction and one of the largest silent auctions in Philadelphia. All proceed from this special will directly support Legacy’s efforts to serve our youth […]
New Group of Rising Stars Come to the Legacy Center
Legacy is excited to introduce our 2019 novice class of Rising Stars! These eight new Rising Stars, Lana Rodriguez, Destiny Jones, Alandrea Lugo, Aaleah Smith, Israel Edwards, Ziyan Hemingway, Amylah Carter and Nafi Curtis were participants in either Legacy’s after-school or community summer tennis programs. This special group of players were chosen to participate in […]
High School Night
featuring Greater Philadelphia’s high performing public, private & charter high schools! Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:00pm- 8:00pm Location: Legacy Youth Tennis 4842 Ridge Ave, Phila 19129 PRESENTS… All 7th & 8th Graders are encouraged to come and learn more about each school’s mission, admissions process, academic requirements, financial aid and more. Principals, Admissions Directors & […]
Frank Green is Legacy’s New Associate Director of Tennis
We are excited to announce that Frank Green has been named Legacy’s new Associate Director of Tennis! Frank grew up in Legacy’s program and was an accomplished junior. He held rankings as high as #2 in USTA Middle States and as high as #8 in the Nation. Frank’s National Championship winnings include four in singles and one in […]
Legacy Golf Tournament
This past Monday, September 24th, 2018, Legacy hosted a special day of golf at the 1912 Club. The sold-out crowd enjoyed lunch, a fun-filled day of golf, cocktails and a silent auction, and dinner and awards We are extremely proud to announce that the event has raised over $90,000 which enables Legacy to continue to prepare young people for success through […]
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education players have opportunities to experience the US Open!
The US Open Tennis Tournament has the highest attendance of any sporting event in the world. Lucky for Legacy it’s an easy day trip to Flushing Meadows to watch the best players compete for the last major title of the year. Last Saturday, September 1st, two dozen Legacy kids and their parents drove back up […]
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education Welcomes Ron Nano as President and CEO
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education’s Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Ron Nano as President and CEO, effective December 18, 2017. Nano joins Legacy from New York, where he was the Executive Director of the Johnny Mac Tennis Project and Co-General Manager of Sportime Randall’s Island/John McEnroe Tennis Academy. For nearly a decade prior, […]
Legacy Youth Tennis And Education Appoints Gary Williams Chairman And Alex Hamilton Vice Chairman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LEGACY YOUTH TENNIS AND EDUCATION APPOINTS GARY WILLIAMS CHAIRMAN AND ALEX HAMILTON VICE CHAIRMAN PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 20, 2017 – Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, the sports-based youth development programming center located in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia has named Gary Williams as Chairman of the Board of Directors and […]
Results from ATA Tournament July 2017
This summer we had the privilege of bringing 14 athletes to Baltimore from July 25 until August 5 to compete in the 100th Annual American Tennis Association National Championship. We are so proud of the performance of all of our athletes! Tori Alexander was a finalist in the Girls 16’s and under Ruthie Njagi was […]
Ann Li Junior Wimbledon Finalist!
Ann started in our entry program, Munchkins, at four years old and trained with us for ten years. Her talent and tenacity, along with others in her cohort lead to the creation of our Future Stars program. Ann is an example of what we strive to be and provide at Legacy.
Legacy Tolerance Statement
Legacy Youth Tennis and Education has a zero tolerance policy against racism, violence and all forms of hate. Inappropriate behavior or speech goes against our mission and values and is unacceptable. Legacy is a community of equality and compassion; our employees, athletes, families and friends must all stand together to help support our efforts and […]