First Break Academy is a 501.c3 comprehensive tennis outreach initiative, launched in October 2014 by friends of the game, dedicated to positively impacting children’s lives by insuring their access to safe, affordable, quality tennis instruction, multi-sport play, and academic enrichment. Combining stewardship and creative programming, First Break is about sharing tennis with youth who might not otherwise have an opportunity to participate. Setting a path toward inclusion and excellence, First Break is centered on sports activity, physical literacy, and healthy futures for every child.
Our Tennis Outreach Initiative has introduced Tennis to 4129 children.
Our Give Back Team Of Coaches, Players, Families, and Friends Includes 1,251 hours.
Our Tennis - MultiSport Play & Education programs at StubHub Center has server 81 students.
First Break seeks to empower kids and positively impact their futures by championing access to excellent tennis programs featuring multisport play activities and academic enrichment.
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FIRST BREAK ACADEMY TAX ID 90-1115625
WHY FIRST BREAK?
An early break can have a lifetime of meaning… especially for tennis players! Sports is a universal platform that breaks through barriers, and tennis provides a lifetime of physical, social, and personal growth. Children learn to overcome challenges and emerge more confident while gaining important life skills like teamwork, leadership, and integrity. Unfortunately, the rising cost of organized sports hinders participation; oftentimes finances impede a young athlete’s chance to discover their full potential. In the spirit of philanthropy, our focus is to help bridge this opportunity gap by collaborating with stakeholders who share the goal of giving more youth the advantages that come with athletic involvement; in particular, our initiative supports helping children excel in the sport of tennis.
“Great coaches good fundamentals made my son finally find a sport he loves. Thank you all for the bottom of my heart you have all been a blessing and and had a real impact on my kids"