Dear Tennis Enthusiasts and Supporters,
Below is our Foundation's 2015 Vision, Wish List and Top 20 highlights for 2014. We want to thank our supporters and hope you enjoy reading about your return on your investment. We would also like to invite all of you to come down for a site visit and to take part in this years Physician's & Barrister's Ball Charity Tennis Classic in April. Enjoy our abridged annual report below.
Trent Alenik
Manager | Alumni


The Foundation's goal is to provide the ultimate environment for a child to become their best in all areas of their life, including academics, athletics, interpersonal skills, leadership, and character development.
We hope to arm children with a variety of ways to grow intellectually, emotionally, physically and in their relationships with themselves, their family members and others.
Our program is designed to go deeper into the subjects of life, excellence, success and the pursuit of happiness. In the end our long term goal is to help our youth to become professionals in life and to find peace of mind, so they can share this wisdom with their families, friends and communities as leaders and examples of extraordinary living and happiness.


We are proud to be a USTA NJTL and a chapter of the National Tennis Foundation. We are honored to be associated with the #1 doubles team in history as part of the Bryan Brothers Foundation through our renowned TEAM BRYAN program. Thanks to Windsong Trust, Wolfington Family Foundation, Taylor Family Foundation, Laurie Steed's Granello Bakery, Neal and Nicole Tomlinson and many of our donors, we have been able to significantly impact the lives of some extraordinary young people. 



$14.5 Million Dollars earned in College Scholarships
1,700 Mentoring sessions with youth & families

1,500 Hours of free or discounted fitness/tennis
260   Children received Tennis, Mentoring & Education
95%  Have earned college scholarships
80  Received Tournament/Travel Assistance
75  Youth Received College Scholarships
50  in Elite Leadership - Volunteer Program
40  Leadership talks
30  Parent Volunteers
25  Alumni come back to volunteer

18  Jobs provided through our jobs placement program
10  Internships provided
7    Players earned Top 10 USA Rankings
3rd Place at National Championships - Nicole Kalhorn
#1  College recruit in America - Kimberly Yee

* These numbers only partially reflect the significant impact the foundation has had on the inner life of a child in the areas of: seeing the benefits of doing the right thing, being honest, kind, appreciative, hard working, helpful, and the confidence and peace of mind that comes with this. 


1. Interns Helped Create the Gatsby @ Wimbledon Gala 
Raising $130,000

                                           Special thanks to Neal & Nicole Tomlinson

2. Taylor Family West Coast Leadership Tour


3. Alumni Leadership Retreat Sponsored by Laurie Steed and Granello Bakery


4. National Tennis Foundation supports Team Bryan at
Necker Cup

                      Special thanks to Rem Reynolds, Trevor Short and Mike Richards

5. Kimberly Yee 
Stanford University

(click here to read full article)

6. McKay Novak
Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania


  7. Nicole Kalhorn 
Princeton University


8. Aphrah Brokaw &
William Elmore
Villanova University


9. Tennis Warehouse donates $15,000 in Clothing, Shoes & Tennis Rackets


10. Kimberly Yee Placed into International Tennis Hall of Fame                         


11. Wayne Bryan Davis Cup Leadership Tour


12. Nicole Kalhorn wins Richard Branson's Necker Cup


13. Foundation Youth Win National Video Competition

Thanks to singer and songwriter Molly Bergman and Foundation youth editor Nikki Newell

                                    (Click HERE or below to watch video)

14. Foundation Youth featured by HBO & Tennis Channel commentator Mary Carillo

                                     (click here to watch interview)                                                                                   

15. Nicole Kalhorn wins USTA National Scholar Athlete Award


16. Interns Create 1 Day "Amazing Race", raising $16,000


17. Interns help at Bryan Brother's Foundation Gala and Pro-Am Featuring Yee, Azerenka & Bryan Brothers


18. Ivy League College Tour


Donor Spotlight: 

Laurie Steed 


Laurie Steed has been a supporter of the Foundation from day one and is always rallying support in the community for our organization and annual event. Laurie also supplies our tournaments, events and retreats with incredible assortments of food from her Granello Bakery. Laurie sponsors the annual Alumni Leadership Retreat, allowing 75 alumni and current players the opportunity to develop their leadership and mentoring skills during the 6 day retreat held at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas. 

Child Spotlight: 

Mario Arguayo

Mario Arguayo literally showed up at our doorstep 18 months ago from a small town in Mexico. He was so inspired from alumni Ed Ureta's story on how his family came from Chile and Ed earned the opportunity to play college tennis after successfully completing the Foundation's Leadership Program. Mario is currently a senior at Odyssey Charter High School and is looking to pursue a post-graduate year next Fall. He is training in the Full Time program at the NO QUIT Tennis Academy and is volunteering 5 hours per day by watching the shop, interning and teaching tennis to the younger children. 

Alumni Spotlight: 
Marvin Leo Pagayonan          

                        (click here to watch Marvin's story)

Marvin entered the Foundation as a junior in high school. His grades were average and he struggled with his weight. In 3 years, Marvin lost 50 lbs and earned a scholarship to play tennis at The Citadel. Here is a video on Marvin's story. 


 1. Sponsor a $1 a Day

                                       (click here to watch video)
             Click HERE to join our $1 a Day Campaign

2. Sponsor a Child

                                       (click here to sponsor a child)

3. Sponsor a Program

                                       (click here to sponsor a program)

4. Donate a Product or Service

           (click here to donate a product or service)

5. Donate any amount
of your choice

                                     (click here to donate)

6. Donate an Item on our 



·      Airline Miles

·      Hotel Room Points or Vacation Home Stays
        (for Silent/Live Auction)

·      Tutors

·      Mentors

·      Laptops or Desktop Computers

·      Vans, SUV or Car

·      In Kind Trade Services or Goods

·      Tennis Rackets (wooden or graphite)

·      Video Camera

·      Digital Camera

·      Flat Screen Television

·      Bicycles

·      Event or Show Tickets to take Youth

·      Any item we can auction at our annual                     event or eBay fundraiser

·      New Tennis Balls

·      Tennis Clothes

·      Leadership Speakers

·      Cell Phones

·      Trophies

·      Ball Machines

·      Ball Hoppers

·      Tea Pot and Serving Set

·      iPads & iPhones

Advisory Board
Tony Bennett
Susan Benedetto
Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan 
Wayne Bryan
Mike Agassi
Rita Rudner
Martin Bergman
Ali Landry
Clint Holmes
Eduardo Verastegui  
Alejandro Monteverde 
Neal Tomlinson  
Nicole Tomlinson
Mike Agassi
Jeff & Rashae Taylor
Laurie Steed
Jason Strauss
Lily Chu 

Sean & Ana Wolfington
Sharon Wolfington
Dr. Michael & Lauren Monroe
Dr. Girish & Vrushali Daulat
Dr. Jaldeep Daulat
Bob & Winnie Schulman
Dr. Vince Ward
Dr. Jeff & Lisa Parker
Steve Bellamy
Scott Pensivie
Marc Kreisberger
Kelly Clinton
David & Ann Alenik
Kelly Morgan
Carol Wolfington
Jason Spacek
Morgan Kondash
Dr. Rene Mauban  
Dr. Eileen Cordero
Irene Frazier
Steve Prat
Michelle Mikkelson
Mr. & Mrs. Rick Smith
Tim Blenkiron
Johana Torres 
Sally Dewhurst
Jon Jannatta  
Ryan Wolfington
Sandra Bazak
Eli Abraham
Marty Hennessy
Johnny Brenden
Phil & Leigh Aurbach
Troy & Tawni Werline
Monty Lapica
Sylvia Jacobs
Annette Schaffer
Ravi Tumber
Neil Chambers

Alumni Advisory Board

Trenton Alenik   
Frideric Prandecki   
Ryan Gormley
Aphrah Brokaw 
McKay Novak
William Elmore Jr. 

Parent Advisory Board

Mark Saperstein
Adam Yee
Gabriella Yee
William Elmore Sr. 
Rata Elmore
Karey Novak
Tim Novak
Community Partners
National Tennis Foundation
Wolfington Family Foundation
Windsong Family Trust
USTA Foundation
Snell & Wilmer
The Grand Hotel & Casino
Granello Bakery
When Pigs Fly Events
Bryan Brothers Foundation 
Hilton Lake Las Vegas
Rita Rudner and Martin Bergman
Tiffany Alvord
Taylor Family Foundation
Stryker Orthopedics
 Level 5 & Tier 10
Granello Bakery
Wolfington Family Foundation
Crovetti Orthopedics
Tropical Smoothie Café
Ski Channel
LuluLemon Athletica
Bailey Kennedy Attorneys
Kelly Clinton Band
Pasta Shop Ristorante
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
NO QUIT Tennis Academy
Lorenzi Racquet Club
Inspiring Children Foundation
Brenden Theaters
USTA Serves
Marriott, Litigation Services
Clark County Medical Society Alliance
Clark County Bar Association
Inside Tennis Magazine
Stratosphere Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas Rock Inc.
Family Music
Mamma Mia
Vegas Indoor Skydiving
Rock of Ages
Million Dollar Quartet
The Venetian
Cirque Du Soliel
Veronic Voices
Terry Fator Companies
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
Pin Up
Siegal Group
97.1 The Point
Tennis Channel
AKA Inspiring Art
Dragon Ridge Country Club
Wertz Beverage
El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation
Mail donations to Marty Hennessy Foundation
PO Box 60953 - Boulder City, NV 89006

or donate at

501(c)3 Non-profit Organization #C24478-2004

The Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation is a proud chapter and partner of the USTA, NJTL and National Tennis Foundation