Fundraising/Finance Team.

Peter Mayer, California. Fundraising Director.









Peter grew up in Northern California and has been around tennis his entire life.  Peter’s father, Sandy Mayer, was a top ten singles and doubles player and a two time grand slam champion.  Peter’s uncle, Gene Mayer, was also top ten in singles and doubles and a grand slam winner.  As a player, Peter competed on the junior, collegiate, and professional level.  After graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in business economics, he worked in finance for several years.  Peter left the corporate world to pursue professional tennis aspirations, and this turned into a successful coaching career.  Peter has worked with juniors, adults, college players, and future pros at some of the most well respected clubs in Silicon Valley.   Tennis has been such a fantastic addition to Peters life, he has transitioned to work in the non profit field, and this move is what brought him to the Donkor Foundation.  Peter is impressed with and inspired by Isaacs passion and selflessness.  Through his startup, mayertennis, Peter will be doing fundraising and promotions for the Donkor Foundation in the Unites States.  Mayertennis is on the cutting edge of entrepreneurship in the tennis and non profit sectors, and it has made great inroads into making tennis accessible to all on a global level!

Tara Simonson – Greenwich

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Graduated from GreenwichAcademy in Connecticut
Played doubles on thevarsity tennis team at GA and hopes to play club tennis in college.Going to University of Virginia (Class of 2016) and intending to be very active in local community service opportunities at the school. Involved with many nonprofit organizations throughout high school, like Habitat for Humanity, and has been active in helping underprivileged children locally.



Kelly Gunterman-Florida.

Kelly Gunterman played collegiate tennis for Autin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.  Upon graduating he has worked for some of the top names in the teaching world, Peter Burwash, Nick Bollitierri,  and John Newcombe.  Kellys specific teaching style has developed from what he had learned while working with these and other teaching greats.  Starting his own tennis school in 1991, it has operated in Vermont, Florida, Bermuda, Jamaica and Georgia.  Entering the 21st year of operation the schools have received top accolades from magazines worldwide.  In the summer of 2010 Kelly had his first book published, “Tennis Made Easy” an instructional book that has received great reviews.  Kelly founded “Tennis without Borders” a not for profit foundation to help children in developing nations in 2009, in January 2012 he made his third trip to Africa.  Through all of his tennis programs he has reached nearly 20,000 tennis players with his innovative style of instruction.