Scott Staniar
Scott StaniarChief Executive Officer
Scott Staniar brings a wide range of business, urban youth development and tennis leadership experience to New HYTEs, along with ties to the New Haven area. Scott graduated from Yale in 1985, where he captained the Yale Men’s tennis team and earned All-Ivy honors in singles & doubles. After 15 years of corporate leadership with Pepsi, Cadbury Schweppes and American Express, Scott led a USTA national multi-cultural advertising campaign and regional launch entitled Tennis Welcome Centers; designed to increase inner city tennis participation rates. One of those pilots included East Shore Park in New Haven, which has served thousands of students since its inception. More recently, Scott served for 6 years as the Vice President of Tennis, Fitness and Summer Programs for Tenacity Inc. in Boston; where he led a summer program serving over 5,000 Boston and Worcester students with tennis and academic mentorship, along with a middle school program serving over 500 elementary, middle, and high school students.
Melisa CorretgerAdministrative Coordinator

Board of Directors

Alex Dorato, President

Cary Leeds Coach of Men’s Tennis (Retired)
Yale University

Robert Alpern

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Professor of Cellular & Molecular Physiology

Kathleen Brown-Dorato

Director of Development
Major Gifts and Planned Giving
Yale School of Management

Priscilla Canny

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Environmental Health)
Yale University

Connor Dawson

Growth Catalyst Partners

Jeff Dawson


Kyle Dawson

Investment Professional
Kinderhook Industries, LLC

George Howard

Human Resource Manager (Retired)

Amy Marx

New Haven Legal Assistance Association
Visiting Clinical Lecturer, Yale Law School

Anne Worcester, Secretary

Universal Tennis

Meghan McMahon

Former Yale Women’s Tennis Coach
Yale University

Andrew Metrick

Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance & Management
Yale School of Management

Susan Metrick


Anna Mobarak


Douglas Rae

Richard S. Ely Professor Emeritus of Management
Yale School of Management

Christopher Shackelton

Managing Partner and Founder
Coliseum Capital Management

Jeeten Singha

Foot & Ankle Surgeon
Connecticut Orthopaedics

Heather Tookes

Professor of Finance
Yale School of Management

Jerry Weil

Head Coach/Founder
Jerry Weil Adaptive Tennis

Patricia Whitlock

Design Specialties, Inc

Advisory Board

Diane Brown

Branch Manager
Stetson Library

Evan Chen

Yale Medical School ’20

Pat Decker

Middlebury Racquet Club

Alex Kane

Yale University '22

Erik Patchkofsky

Athletic Director
New Haven Public Schools


Ashley Shackelton

Cliff Skakle

Founder inFLOW

Denise Sousa


Amy Wishingrad

National Promotions Manager
Head-Penn Racquet Sports

Junior Advisory Board

Cameron Saidock, Jr. Board President

University of Southern California '25

Cara Jones

Proctor Academy '22

Parker Jones

University of Vermont '24

Anna Lang

Bentley University ‘24

Madison Mandell

Brown University '22

Amy Metrick

Hopkins School '23

David Metrick

Yale University ‘24

Jonathan Schachter

Duke University '23

Johar Varma

Northeastern University '25

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