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The USTA Foundation Celebrity & Player Advisory Council is a distinguished group of celebrities and tennis champions who support our mission and recognize the importance of giving back.  Council members act as ambassadors and spokespersons to promote the USTA Foundation’s mission and increase our awareness. Their efforts support us in making a difference in the lives of thousands of youth every year. 


Alec Baldwin, Chair

Tony Bennett

Bob Bryan

Mike Bryan

Thaddeus Bullard (Titus O'Neil)

Katie Couric

Jim Courier

Mary Joe Fernandez

Daymond John

Billie Jean King

Todd Martin

Robin Roberts

Sloane Stephens

Shaun T

MaliVai Washington


“Through my support of the USTA Foundation, I've gotten to understand how their mission to change the lives of youth through tennis and education can lead to tremendous growth and opportunities for their futures. Being able to evolve from a young fan of the US Open to a member of the USTA Foundation's Celebrity and Player Advisory Council is a tremendous honor and one that I am very proud of." - Daymond John, Shark Tank star


“The ability to help grow the sport of tennis and enhance its vision and its accessibility to a more diverse group of individuals with the USTA Foundation will provide me with a mechanism and medium to provide others with the generosity and support that I received as a youth.” - Thaddeus M. Bullard (Titus O'Neil), WWE Superstar


“It’s an honor to join the USTA Foundation as the National Excellence Program Ambassador. Our shared missions to change lives through tennis and education are vital to making tennis accessible and fun for many children. I’m looking forward to sharing my tennis story and pathway with all of our Excellence Team players. And I look forward to seeing the impact of our work.” - Sloane Stephens