Youth Development

LEGACY YOUTH TENNIS AND EDUCATION

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • http://www.legacyYTE.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare young people, especially those from under-resourced families and communities, for success as individuals and as active, responsible citizens through innovative tennis, education, life skills, and leadership development programming.

Main Programs

  1. National Junior Tennis League
  2. AfterSchool Tennis, Tutoring and Youth Leadership Initiative
  3. Goodstein Junior Leaders
  4. Second Serve Initiative
  5. Tennis Clinics
Service Areas

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Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

ruling year

1954

President & CEO since 2015

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Lance Lee

Keywords

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youth, tennis, athletics, leadership, community, education

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EIN

23-1747032

 Number

2054417357

Physical Address

4842 Ridge Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19129

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Sports Training Facilities (N40)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

National Junior Tennis League

A low-cost, seven-week summer program for young people of all ages and abilities.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Female Children ( 5 - 14 years)

Male Children (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Program 2

AfterSchool Tennis, Tutoring and Youth Leadership Initiative

A free after school program that includes tennis instruction and match play, homework help, and a community involvement experience.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Program 3

Goodstein Junior Leaders

A year-round program for high school students to learn and develop leadership skills by participating in organizational governance and decision-making, fundraising, policy and advocacy, and community service projects.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 4

Second Serve Initiative

Structured tennis and leadership development programming for young people with disciplinary and behavioral problems.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

Program 5

Tennis Clinics

Tennis clinics for four to eighteen year olds who play at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels (sectional and national rankings).

Category

Recreation & Sports

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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LEGACY YOUTH TENNIS AND EDUCATION INC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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LEGACY YOUTH TENNIS AND EDUCATION

Leadership

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President & CEO

Lance Lee

BIO

Following nearly ten years of overseeing tennis programs at Legacy's center in East Falls, with both on and off court responsibilities as a lead coach and program manager, Lance was named Interim President & CEO in June of 2015 and awarded the permanent position of President and CEO in October, 2015. Lance is a USTA certified High Performance Coach and certified PTR National Tester. He is a graduate of Hampton University and received his J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia. Lance grew up playing tennis at the center as an “Ashe Kid." He and his wife Syreeta now have the pleasure of watching their daughter Alana and son Lance enjoying time as young and/or future “Legacy Kids."

STATEMENT FROM THE President & CEO

"We aim to be a premiere youth development organization committed to helping young people achieve success academically, athletically, and as caring, responsible human beings in their families, communities,and the larger democracy."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Kroll

Keating Hospitality

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