Our Team

Chief Executive Officer

Scott Staniar

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.


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
Dean of Yale Medical School (former)

Kathleen Brown-Dorato

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

Connor Dawson

Growth Catalyst Partners
Yale Class of ‘13

Jeff Dawson

Yale Class of ‘10

Kyle Dawson

Investment Professional
Kinderhook Industries, LLC
Yale Class of ‘14

George Howard

Human Resource Manager (Retired)

Stewart Hudson

Executive Director
Leon Lowenstein Foundation
Yale Class of ‘81

Amy Marx

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

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

Henry Muggia

Board Fellow
Yale School of Management ‘24

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

Chris Walters

Board Fellow, Yale School of Management ‘23

Jerry Weil

Head Coach/Founder Jerry Weil Adaptive Tennis

Patricia Whitlock

President Design Specialties, Inc

Staff & Volunteers

New HYTEs Staff & Volunteers


Yale Undergraduate Volunteers