About the Maureen Connolly
Brinker Tennis Foundation

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Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly Brinker

September 17, 1934 – June 21, 1969

Founder

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Nancy Pearce Jeffett

July 16, 1928 – July 6, 2017

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History of the Foundation

In 1968, Maureen Connolly Brinker and her dear friend Nancy Jeffett cofounded The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation (MCB) with the mission of furthering junior tennis development worldwide.

MCB has promoted the development of junior tennis for over 50 years and continues to benefit countless numbers of boys and girls throughout the United States and worldwide.

It is our mission to provide players with a special and meaningful experience at all of our events.

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What We Do

The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation runs multiple programs of which the most notable are the "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" and the "Little Mo" Internationals.

MCB strives to empower young athletes by giving travel grants in addition to sportsmanship and kindness awards to deserving individuals in honor of Maureen’s legacy. The Foundation also contributes financially to other programs including the National Junior Tennis League for inner-city youth and Invest In A Child for deaf and wheelchair tennis.

You can also join the "Little Mo" Club - a new and exciting opportunity for "Little Mo" players from around the world. It provides young tennis players a place to meet and stay connected year-round, to participate in fun activities, and to have access to quality content as well as to great discounts and promos from our partners and sponsors.

More than Just A tournament

The mission of the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation is to further the development of junior tennis worldwide by providing players with an opportunity to:

  • Progress in tennis
  • Build strong values and character
  • Learn good sportsmanship
  • Meet new friends from across the country and world
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WHO WE ARE

FOUNDERS

MAUREEN CONNOLLY BRINKER
NANCY PEARCE JEFFETT

DIRECTORS

CINDY BRINKER SIMMONS - President
BRENDA BRINKER BOTTUM - Vice President
ELIZABETH JEFFETT - Vice President

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

CAROL WEYMAN

DIRECTORS

CINDY BRINKER SIMMONS - President
BRENDA BRINKER BOTTUM - Vice President
ELIZABETH JEFFETT - Vice President

TOURNAMENT OPERATIONS

MATTHEW CODY

ADVISORY DIRECTORS

KATE BELKNAP
RALPH A BELKNAP, JR.
ROBIN FRANCIS CARREKER
LISA HARLAN GARVEY
MOLLY A. HAMILTON

BETTY HARLAN
BETH SABO HUDDLESTON
NORMA HUNT
SUSAN PENSON JARZEMSKY
PATTY LOWDON

MYRON MARTIN
MARGOT PEROT
NANCY PEROT
JOHN STUART
BETTY SUE HAGERMAN WELCH

KATHERINE CHABOT WILLETTE
SALENE WILLOUGHBY
LAURA L. WORSHAM

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