New Haven Youth Tennis
PO Box 2928
New Haven CT 06515
Contact Information
Address PO Box 2928
New Haven, CT 06515-
Telephone (919) 808-6284 x
E-mail msanchez@newhytes.org
Web and Social Media
Mission

New HYTEs mission is to enrich the lives and positively affect the futures of New Haven's economically disadvantaged youth through a program that incorporates life skills curriculum and academic supports, and promotes both character building and the health benefits of participation in athletics through tennis.

 

Tennis, Education, and Mentoring (TEaM):

A partnership between Yale University Athletics Department and New HYTEs, our flagship enrichment program TEaM, brings underserved students from New Haven public schools to Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center and the Connecticut Tennis Center for after-school tennis development, academic support, and mentorship. 

 

By enhancing educational outcomes, increasing the adoption of positive choices, and improving health and fitness, TEaM promotes confidence and determination and uniquely equips students to succeed in both school and life.

 

TEaM Summer Academy:

An extension of TEaM’s tennis and education curriculum, our Summer Academy engages our youth in projects with a social focus. Students participate in a pioneering academic program which explores the community, the environment, civic engagement, and current events and is supplemented by multimedia projects and exciting field trips. Lessons emphasize teamwork, critical thinking, character-building, and communication. Students are also exposed to a daily regimen which includes tennis development, fitness, and meditation to promote physical and mental wellness.

 

Junior TEaM Tennis (JTT):

Our outlet for competitive tennis, JTT enables TEaM students to develop a deeper connection to tennis, promotes teamwork, camaraderie, and sportsmanship, and further enhances health and fitness.

 

New HYTEs Youth Physical Education Development (HYPED): 

Our public schools initiative; we engage with elementary school students during their Physical Education sessions with early tennis development, this is our introduction to the sport of a lifetime and to our program. In Spring 2016 we serviced 364 students.

 

Tennis in the Neighborhood (TIN):

One of our two special summer programs, TIN provides students from targeted underserved neighborhoods with the opportunity to play tennis and receive life-skills training, mentoring, and literacy support while on break from school.

At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 2009
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mavi Sanchez-Skakle
Board Chair Alex Dorato
Board Chair Company Affiliation Cary Leeds Coach of Men's Tennis Yale University
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Statements
Mission

New HYTEs mission is to enrich the lives and positively affect the futures of New Haven's economically disadvantaged youth through a program that incorporates life skills curriculum and academic supports, and promotes both character building and the health benefits of participation in athletics through tennis.

 

Tennis, Education, and Mentoring (TEaM):

A partnership between Yale University Athletics Department and New HYTEs, our flagship enrichment program TEaM, brings underserved students from New Haven public schools to Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center and the Connecticut Tennis Center for after-school tennis development, academic support, and mentorship. 

 

By enhancing educational outcomes, increasing the adoption of positive choices, and improving health and fitness, TEaM promotes confidence and determination and uniquely equips students to succeed in both school and life.

 

TEaM Summer Academy:

An extension of TEaM’s tennis and education curriculum, our Summer Academy engages our youth in projects with a social focus. Students participate in a pioneering academic program which explores the community, the environment, civic engagement, and current events and is supplemented by multimedia projects and exciting field trips. Lessons emphasize teamwork, critical thinking, character-building, and communication. Students are also exposed to a daily regimen which includes tennis development, fitness, and meditation to promote physical and mental wellness.

 

Junior TEaM Tennis (JTT):

Our outlet for competitive tennis, JTT enables TEaM students to develop a deeper connection to tennis, promotes teamwork, camaraderie, and sportsmanship, and further enhances health and fitness.

 

New HYTEs Youth Physical Education Development (HYPED): 

Our public schools initiative; we engage with elementary school students during their Physical Education sessions with early tennis development, this is our introduction to the sport of a lifetime and to our program. In Spring 2016 we serviced 364 students.

 

Tennis in the Neighborhood (TIN):

One of our two special summer programs, TIN provides students from targeted underserved neighborhoods with the opportunity to play tennis and receive life-skills training, mentoring, and literacy support while on break from school.

Background New HYTEs (New Haven Youth Tennis and Education) started in 2003 as a partnership between the New Haven Open at Yale (formerly known as the Pilot Pen) and the New Haven Parks & Recreation Department. The Program began modestly as a spring tennis lesson program held for 30 youth at Edgewood Park in New Haven.

In 2005, New HYTEs received a USTA "Tennis in the Parks" grant to expand the programming and refurbish the tennis courts at East Shore Park.  Since that time, New HYTEs programs have grown organically to include not only lessons but competitive play, education/life-skills programs, and after-school programming.

In 2008, thanks to a grant from the Tennis Foundation of Connecticut, New HYTEs offered year-round programming.  The following year, New HYTEs was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

In 2010, New HYTEs was named USTA New England's Community Tennis Association of the Year. That same year it was also selected to join an elite group of 31 additional USTA National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) chapters as a FIRST SERVE chapter delivering an exclusive life-skills curriculum and opening the door for participants to have access to scholarships through the National Student Athlete Competition.  In each of its first two years as a NJTL FIRST SERVE chapter, three New HYTEs youths received scholarships.
Impact
Recent accomplishments:
  • New HYTEs flagship program TEaM calls home the Connecticut Open Stadium year round.  It allows for consistent programming and a place where our young student/athletes receive a full tennis experience
  • New HYTEs is a National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) supported by the USTA Foundation's premier program Capacity Building
  • In 2015, staff and volunteers have received National and State level recognition for their effort and dedication to our programs

Top goals:

  • Continue building our K-12 pathway of programming so that our participants have the type of sustained involvement necessary for life-changing results
  • Expand our donor base to ensure that we have the financial resources necessary to continue offering intensive, ongoing programming
  • Continue adopting best practices in how our programs are delivered and how our organization is managed 
Needs
Top needs:
  • Financial support for programming
  • Volunteer tutors who can make a weekly commitment for at least one semester
  • Volunteer tennis instructors
  • Volunteer Junior Team Tennis coaches
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Youth Development / Youth Development Programs
Secondary Organization Category Education / Educational Services
Tertiary Organization Category Youth Development / Youth Development Programs
Areas Served
In a specific U.S. city, cities, state(s) and/or region.
New Haven
The Greater New Haven area
Programs
Description TEaM provides life skills mentoring, academic tutoring and tennis instruction to students from New Haven public schools with the objective of enhancing educational outcomes, increasing the adoption of positive choices and improving health and fitness. Throughout the school year, program participants are bussed from their schools to the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center at Yale for two and a half hours of programming. Sessions begin with a healthy snack and introductory activities, followed by an hour each of tennis instruction and life skills mentoring/academic tutoring provided by a group of volunteers primarily comprised of Yale University and University of New Haven students. During the summer months, participants receive scholarships to attend a local private tennis camp and continue to participate in life skills and academic support activities.
Population Served / /
Description Begun as a 3-week pilot program in August 2012, TIN provides a diverse population of children from underserved neighborhoods with the opportunity to participate in a summer program combining life skills mentoring, literacy activities and tennis instruction, with the objective of developing on-court and off-court skills and creating enthusiasm for tennis that results in increased participation in other New HYTEs programs such as the TEaM after-school program and Junior Team Tennis. The program culminates with a Family Day at the New Haven Open at Yale which includes lunch, passes to watch the quarter-finals of the singles draw, and a tennis clinic.

The 2013 Tennis in the Neighborhood program will be held in recently refurbished McClain Park on Mondays through Fridays from 2pm to 4pm during the weeks of July 29th, August 5th and August 12th.    Each day, we will provide the 50 program participants with one hour of tennis instruction and one hour of life skills mentoring and literacy instruction. We will also provide participants with a healthy snack.
Population Served / /
Description USTA Junior Team Tennis is one of the cornerstones of New HYTEs' programming, designed to foster a deeper connection with tennis and promote the benefits of competition.  Teams of New HYTEs players led by volunteer coaches compete against teams from clubs and organizations from across Southern Connecticut.
Population Served / /
CEO/Executive Director
Mavi Sanchez-Skakle
Term Start Jan 2016
Email msanchez@newhytes.org
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 0
Number of Part Time Staff 7
Number of Volunteers 30
Staff Retention Rate 100%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 2
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 3 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 1
Unspecified 3
Former CEOs and Terms
NameTerm
Mr. Christian McNamara Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation No
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation No
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation No
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
United States Tennis Association2009
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Community Tennis Association of the YearUSTA NEW ENGLAND2010
Board Chair
Alex Dorato
Company Affiliation Cary Leeds Coach of Men's Tennis Yale University
Term Jan 2012 to Jan 2014
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Robert Alpern Dean of Yale School of Medicine Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Kathleen Brown-Dorato Director of Development, Yale School of Management Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Virgil Christian Director, Community Tennis Development - USTA
Amy Chua John M. Duff, Junior, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
William Clark Chief Operating Officer New Haven Board of Education
George Howard Parent
Amy Marx Parent Staff Attorney - New Haven Legal Assistance Association
Andrew Metrick Michael H. Jordan Professor of Finance and Management, Yale School of Management Deputy Dean for Faculty Development
Douglas Rae Richard S. Ely Professor of Management Professor of Political Science, Yale School of Management
Jed Rubenfeld Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Ashley Shackelton Former Assistant Brand Manager Consumer Health Division of Novartis
Christopher Shackelton Managing Parter and Co-founder of Coliseum Capital Management
Jim Staten Executive Vice President, Yale New Haven Health Systems
Amy Wishingrad National Promotions Manager, Head-Penn Racquet Sports
Anne Worcester Tournament Director of New Haven Open at Yale Chief Marketing Officer of Market New Haven
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 14
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 10
Female 6
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01 2013
Fiscal Year End Dec 31 2013
Projected Revenue $135,360.00
Projected Expenses $131,510.00
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund No
Documents
Form 990s
Form 9902011
IRS Letter of Exemption
IRS Determination Letter
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201120102009
Program Expense$33,087----
Administration Expense$10,456----
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.09----
Program Expense/Total Expenses76%----
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%----
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201120102009
Total Assets$5,334----
Current Assets$5,334----
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities------
Total Net Assets$5,334----
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201120102009
Top Funding Source & Dollar Amount ------
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount ------
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount ------
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201120102009
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201120102009
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%----
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments
Foundation Staff Comments

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Address PO Box 2928
New Haven, CT 06515
Primary Phone 919 808-6284
Contact Email msanchez@newhytes.org
CEO/Executive Director Mavi Sanchez-Skakle
Board Chair Alex Dorato
Board Chair Company Affiliation Cary Leeds Coach of Men's Tennis Yale University

 

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