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The Anguillians are some of the friendliest people on earth. Their warmth, kindness, and openness is palpable and they are always eager and proud to show you their world. They are in need, but one would never know it as their culture is rich, proud, and humble.
Our goal is to help the Anguillan community with our service trip while injecting some cash flow in their local economy.
26 years of tennis miracles for Anguillan kids
The Anguilla Tennis Academy
The Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA) has been doing miracles for 26 years by offering tennis to needy kids on the island. Their efforts have not only generated an excess of $1,000,000 in US scholarships for local talents, but also provided nearly free summer camps to thousands of kids who could not afford it otherwise.
Mitchelle Lake, the man behind ATA was responsible for its humble beginning. His goal was to provide young Anguillans with access and opportunity. Today this venue has grown into something much more than what was originally imagined; it now stands proudly not just for its home country but all over the world!
From Washington D.C. To Anguilla
Our Past Campers
It takes a special human being to care for the fate of another. Our campers has learned the meaning of service, gratitude, selflessness, generosity, and true purpose. In a matter of a few days, every camper can elevate the hopes and dreams of all the kids they touch. The extraordinary transformation of each camper is truly palpable and emotional, they became heroes within their own rights.
From Tennis Central
Tennis Central Corporation
Tennis Central is an international tennis organization based in Washington DC. Led by CEO Yann Auzoux, a former Davis Cup player for Cameroon and renowned coach, the company combines its unique coaching pedagogy with facility, competition, and event management, recruiting and concierge equipment services, and its media outlets to redefine the sport for new generations of players.
Tennis Central supports, guides, and inspires all who encounter it through their tennis journey. We believe that the potential of each player is limitless, as seen in our leagues and lessons. We believe that tennis leads to opportunity and personal growth, as seen in competition as well as exclusive travel and service experiences.
In 2021 Tennis Central partnered with the Anguilla Tennis Academy to ensure that Mitch Lake's mission---helping the island's children realize the opportunities for education and development through the sport of tennis---will continue well into the future.
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