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"There is a difference between INTEREST and COMMITMENT. When you are interested in something, you only do it when it's convenient. WHEN YOU ARE COMMITTED TO SOMETHING, YOU ACCEPT NO EXCUSES, ONLY RESULTS!"
- Kenneth Blanchard
The Burgos Tennis Foundation is a Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) dedicated to evening the educational and athletic playing field for San Francisco Bay Area youth from diverse backgrounds through an education and life skills program based on high performance tennis training. We use tennis' unique active learning experiences to inspire character development, discipline, self-discovery and problem solving. Our "Tennis is Life" and "Team" philosophies set us apart from other tennis training programs because we stress the unique life skills learned from training, competing and being part of a team. Our modest facilites add to our hard work and struggle pays off theme. These life skills developed through tennis are used in their education and their personal lives. As a result, we are the most proud of the fact that Burgos Tennis has 100% success rate of our student athletes going on to college!
Mitch Heckmann (L) reached the B16s Singles final at the Solano Junior Open
Stevie Gould captures Boy's 14s singles title at Johnson Ranch Age Division Junior Championships in Roseville. In the final he defeated Sunnyvale's Nitzan Ricklis 6-3, 6-4.
Lowell freshman Kristine Pau (center) won the CIF San Francisco City Girl's Singles Championship. Lowell swept the singles medals, team and doubles title as well. Congrats Kristine!
Our Captain Leilani Tice featured in Prep Girls Tennis Notes. Well deserved for our hard working Lani! Below is the link to the article.
Burgos Boy's 15s were part of Team Nor Cal and helped defeat Team So Cal 39-33 matchs to take the 2014 Gar Glenney Cup.
Burgos Tennis Coed 18s and Boy's 15s Teams Capture USTA Nor Cal Sectional Titles
Our Coed 18s defeated the Claremont and our Boy's 15s team knocked out highly touted Courtside Club by taking 5 of 6 singles matches and overall 6-3 in the championship match. They will represent Northern California in the Gar Glenney Cup vs the Southern California champs.
We are a small Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) community tennis and education program that provides private tennis coaching, high performance tennis training, tutoring, mentoring, educational skills development and college placement. We also provide both competition team, and individual tennis programs for juniors and adults through out the San Francisco Bay Area.
We provide scholarships to juniors in need who meet our standards with training and educational support costs to help them reach their goals.
We also help our players through the college placement and recruiting process to make sure they choose the best possible schools for their goals.
Executive Director Antonio Burgos has coached hundreds of sectionally and nationally ranked players, including four National Champions. His focus has always been to develop the whole individual. Burgos considers his greatest accomplishments have been the hundreds of student athletes who have gone on to college, successful careers and more importantly lives as compassionate individuals.
Our athletes train under a code that makes them successful tennis players, students, professionals and hopefully, human beings.
The Burgos Code:
100% of Burgos Tennis Players Going to College
Our proudest achievement is that we have a 100% success rate of our student athletes going to college. Some of the schools include:
USTA Nor Cal
April 15, 2014
1 Stevie Gould B14s #11
2. Kristine Pau G14s #16
3. Rachel Dong G14s #28
4. Marco Barretto B18s #34
5. Brendan Austin B18s #46
6. Ryan Ali B14s #50
7. Matia Jovanovic B16s #57
8. Daria Hoang G16s #61
9. Leilani Tice G18s #65
10. Mitch Heckmann B16s #66
11. Austin Fan B16s #67
Spencer Dong B16s #67
13. Nathan Ferro B14s #68
14. Mikaila Smith G18s #76
15. Spencer Dong B16s #77
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Burgos Tennis Foundation, Inc. is a Non Profit 501(c)(3) and a registered USTA Community Tennis/National Junior Tennis League Organization focused on creating Educational Opportunities and Tennis Training for diverse communities accross the San Francisco Bay Area.