WTEF kids with Rafael Nadal
Building Life Champions On and Off the Court
Please Join Our June Champions Campaign Virtual Fundraiser
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Welcome to the new WTEF webpage! Click around and do everything from donate to our mission, to register for tennis programming and learn about our rich history. The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and exists to serve the youth of Washington, D.C. through after school educational support and tennis instruction.

Comprehensive programming in your community

WTEF offers comprehensive tennis and education programming at WTEF East, our 50,000 square foot facility in Ward 7; WTEF West, located at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center – home of the Citi Open; and in DC Public Schools. We provide high quality afterschool academic, tennis and wellness programs in a safe, trusting environment. Our programs empower students to achieve their highest potential by helping them develop meaningful values and critical life skills that will lead them to make constructive choices. WTEF builds life champions.


Tennis instruction is provided by certified tennis coaches and caters to all levels of the game. EXPLORE


Intensive academic support is provided by certified and retired teachers, and includes small group and individual instruction and enrichment. EXPLORE

WTEF’S Annual Thanksgiving Tournament

Single Elimination (Players must have a current NTRP Rating)

Early Bird Entry Fee: $35 per event/ $45 after11/12/21  (Double Partners must register separately)

Click for Complete Details and Sign Up!

“WTEF’s mission to TRANSFORM lives through tennis and education is noble and unparelled.”

– John Borden

WTEF stats at-a-glance


Amount raised during the Dec 2020 Year-End Appeal


Raised in July Virtual Fundraiser


Lives impacted through tennis and education this academic year


Virtual tutoring hours completed during COVID quarantine

Trusted by Global Leaders

WTEF is a leader in afterschool time academic support, seamlessly blending tennis instruction with education, extra-curricular STEM programs and life skill training. We are proud to partner with organizations that align with our commitment to education, tennis excellence and community.


WTEF’s mission is to build life champions. We give children and youth a safe environment they trust and where they can excel. We empower them to achieve their highest potential by developing meaningful values and critical skills that lead them to life-long success. We do this through a pathway of continual academic, life skills and tennis instruction during after-school and summer camp hours.