Tennis (Men’s and Women’s) Giving Priorities

Annual Giving—Unrestricted operating funds for Tennis where the needs are greatest.

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Renovate Locker Rooms in the Gates Tennis Center—Help replace flooring and lockers in the Tennis men’s and women’s locker rooms to increase recruitment and enhance the student-athlete experience. These rooms have not been updated for 20 years. 

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Major Gift Opportunities

Contact Darcy Way, Advancement Officer, Michigan Tech Athletics, at 715-577-0642 or, to learn how you can make transformational gifts to the Tennis Programs. 

Current Major Gift Needs

  • Head Coach Endowment Fund—A gift of $1 million establishes an endowment to supplement and/or cover the coach’s salary, to provide stability for the coaching position, and to enable the University to recruit and retain the very best coach.
  • Install new outdoor courts—A gift of $250,000 would build three tennis courts between Gates Tennis Center and Sharon Avenue.
  • Program Endowment for Equipment—Your gift of $100,000 creates a sustainable funding source of annual income that may be used to purchase new equipment and/or replace equipment that has exceeded its useful life. This annual income also could be saved over a few years to fund a major equipment investment.