Senior Leadership

  • Ron Nano

    President and CEO
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    Ron joins Legacy's diverse team 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, Nano served as the Director of Tennis and Senior Director of Operations for New York Junior Tennis and Learning (NYJTL), where he led dynamic tennis and education programs for nearly 75,000 young athletes.  In 2015, Nano oversaw the completion of the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning, NYJTL’s flagship $26.5 million center and served as its General Manager in its inaugural year.

     

    Email: rnano@legacyyte.org

  • Ivan Sun

    Accounting Manager
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  • Sanjin Kunovac

    Senior Director of Tennis and Business Development
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    Sanjin Kunovac is one of the premier developmental coaches in the country. As Legacy’s Director of Tennis, he has coached many of the top sectionally and nationally ranked juniors. Since joining Legacy in 2011, Sanjin served as the Director of Player Development, as well as the Academy Lead. Sanjin was the creator and the driving force behind the establishment of Legacy’s collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s tennis team. Penn players serve as peer-mentors to our young Legacy players and advise them on how to be the best students and athletes.Sanjin played college tennis at Florida Southern and served as the men’s assistant coach at Temple University. He is a former player and coach at the IMG Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida, where he was coached by and worked alongside some of the most accomplished and renowned tennis coaches in the world.

    Sanjin is certified by the USTA as a High-Performance Coach and holds a Master Certificate from PTR in Professional Performance. He serves on the USTA Middle States Coaches Commission Board and is tremendously passionate about growing and developing youth tennis in Philadelphia and in the Middle States. Additionally, Sanjin is actively involved in the USTA NJTL Excellence Teams, Early Development Camps, Sectional, Regional and Team USA Camps.

    Email: skunovac@legacyyte.org

  • Kat Sorokko

    Senior Director of Operations
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    Kat is the Senior Director of Operation at Legacy. Kat is a product of NJTL programming, growing up in Queens, NY. She is a graduate of Brown University where she played Division I Tennis.She holds a masters in Sports Management from Columbia University and comes to us from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy facility in Syosset, NY where she was the Director of Player Development/Associate Academy Director.

    Email: ksorokko@legacyyte.org

  • Deborah Waldman

    Director of Human Resources
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  • Morgan Frank

    Director of Adult Tennis
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    Morgan is a native of Oldsmar, Florida. She was top 5 in Florida, as well as top 25 in the nation in every junior division. Morgan then went on to play for Texas A&M University where she received a full scholarship. She was awarded Big 12 Champion at the #2 singles spot, and currently holds the 8th spot in the record books for most wins in a season. Morgan then went on to work as a private instructor in the Tampa area working with many top junior players and top adults. Just from there Morgan worked in Northern California where she continued to work juniors as well as adults of all levels including those
    that compete in USTA leagues and went to play sectional tournaments.

    Email: mfrank@legacyyte.org

  • Josh Irving

    Interim Director of Community Programs & OST LYTE Site Director
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    Joshua Irving, raised in the West Philadelphia area, was first introduced to the game of tennis at Connestoga Playground through NJTL Summer Programming. The following Fall, he further pursued his interest in the sport by enrolling into regular clinics at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center, eventually earning a spot on the then "Traveling Team". After graduating from the William Penn Charter School in 1997, he went on to attend Howard University, in Washington D.C., earning a degree in Social - Psychology. Joshua returned home to the Philadelphia area dedicating himself to servicing the inner city community having counseled both directly and indirectly hundreds of people as an Individual and Family Therapist. Joshua now combines his love of tennis and working with youth, both on and off the court at Legacy as the Associate Director of Community Programs and Site Director for OST Programming.

    Email: jirving@legacyyte.org

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