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, 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.

“The board and I strongly believe that Ron’s leadership and experience will catapult Legacy into the future of tennis in Philadelphia and the number of young people we impact annually,” states Gary Williams, Chairman of the Board. “We are confident he will re-energize the Legacy Community with his passion for helping young people reach their full potential on and off the court.”

Through an extensive executive search by Juno Search Partners, Nano brings over 18 years of experience to Legacy driving high-performance tennis programming and delivering educational programs to children in all five of New York City’s five boroughs.

“I am extremely honored and thankful for the opportunity to serve as President and CEO of Legacy,” said Nano.  “I cannot wait to join the Legacy family and to do my part in preparing our young people for success. I look forward to working with dedicated colleagues, community partners, supporters, and most importantly our children and their families. I’ll do my very best to continue Legacy’s tradition of excellence.”