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June 2014
Andy Roddick Foundation Hosts Summer Learning Program For Austin Area Elementary School Students

Today, over 70 Austin-area Elementary School students began a five week Summer Learning Program hosted by the Andy Roddick Foundation.  This inaugural program is a key component of the Foundation’s mission to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive and succeed.  

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May 2014
Andy Roddick Foundation Awards Mini Grants to Seven Austin Organizations to Help Support Summer Programs Designed to Empower Underserved Young People

The Andy Roddick Foundation, with its focus on enriching the lives of underserved young people, today announced its Summer mini grant award recipients, which are part of the Foundation’s larger grant strategy.  

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February 2014
Pine River Capital and Whitebox Advisors Sponsor Golf Classic

The Andy Roddick Foundation is pleased to announce two upcoming fundraising events benefitting children’s programming in under-resourced areas of Austin, a Roaring Twenties Party on March 23, 2014 and a Golf Classic on March 24, 2014. 

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August 2013
Andy Roddick Foundation Wraps Up Summer Camps

The Andy Roddick Foundation wrapped up a great summer of tennis camps that served over 500 children while partnering with five Austin non-profits. The Foundation put on 20 camps throughout Austin to bring tennis to children ages 5-18, many of who had never experienced tennis before. 

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August 2013
Sir Elton John To Headline Eighth Annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala

Sir Elton John will return to Austin for the Eighth Annual Andy Roddick Foundation Gala at ACL Live at Moody Theater on Oct. 17th. Elton was the headliner in 2011 and this year even more Andy Roddick Foundation supporters will receive the opportunity to see Elton as concert only tickets will go on sale August 9th at 10:00 a.m./CT. 

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July 2013
Andy Roddick Foundation Announces New CEO and Board Member for Future Growth

The ARF announced today that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Richard Anthony Tagle as its next CEO, effective immediately, succeeding Jeff Lau who will stay on as a board member.   

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April 2013
Austin tennis star Roddick starts a new chapter

Retired tennis star Andy Roddick walks briskly through the casual West Austin eatery. A cap masks his searching eyes and sun-seared forehead. The best American male player of his generation — and one of Austin’s most celebrated citizens — then raises his head, folds his long legs under a table and orders eagerly. “Eating right isn’t part of my job description any more,” Roddick jokes readily. “As evidenced by the entire bowl of queso I just put down. It’s like kryptonite to me.”

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March 2013
Andy Roddick Foundation Announces New Board of Directors for Future Growth

ARF announces its new Board of Directors, assembled to help ARF achieve its mission to develop and inspire underserved youth through education and sports-based mentoring

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March 2013
Mary Riggs Joins ARF as Director of Programs

The Andy Roddick Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Mary Riggs as Director of Programs. Mary brings a strong history of developing successful programs for youth based non-profits and will make an immediate impact on the Foundation and its mission. 

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March 2013
SAP Named Presenting Sponsor of Andy Roddick Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic

Celebrities include MLB Legend Roger Clemens, Four-time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Jim Courier, PGA Golfer John Mallinger, MLB World Series Champion Kevin Millar, Nationally syndicated radio host Bobby Bones and ESPN Personality Jay Harris, with more to be confirmed.

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January 2013
Andy Roddick Foundation Completes Grants to 2013 Program Partners
Through our collective efforts with supporters of the Andy Roddick Foundation, we were able to significantly impact several youth programs in 2012 and complete grants to support important intiatives in 2013. 
 
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December 2012
Texas Boy With A New York Soul

Bright lights. Arthur Ashe Stadium. New York City. A fitting scene for an American tennis player with a big serve and an even bigger personality to have had some of the most memorable moments of his career.

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November 2012
ARF Hosts Holiday Community Meeting At Area Middle School

 “We appreciate the fact that you wanted to talk to the students and teachers first, to learn what was needed in the community before opening the tennis center.” That’s what Manuel Ornelas, principal of the Gus Garcia Middle School announced at ARF’s second community meeting.

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November 2012
Andy Roddick to Host 2013 Celebrity Golf Tournament

(Austin—Texas)  The Andy Roddick Foundation (ARF) will host its inaugural celebrity golf tournament April 14-15, 2013 in Austin Texas.  The tournament will take place at the Spanish Oaks Golf Club, lauded by Golf Digest as one of the top courses in Texas. 

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September 2012
ARF Raises $1 Million For Youth Services and Programs

(Austin—Texas)  Friday night's Andy Roddick Foundation (ARF) gala raised more than $1 million. The seventh annual charity gala featured nine-time Grammy® Award winning musician and philanthropist John Legend, and was held at the W Hotel Austin and ACL Live Moody Theater in Austin, Texas.  

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September 2012
Official video from the 2012 ARF Gala!

Click here to see the video from the ARF Gala and learn why our work is important.

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September 2012
Andy Plays it Forward

It’s 96 degrees in the shade in Austin a scant three weeks leading up to the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games in London, and Andy Roddick is as cool as a cucumber martini. If he’s got any worries about competing, they’re not showing. Today is a rare day at home for the tennis legend, but it’s no day off. He’s spending this part of it on his open-air backyard patio, brainstorming with select members of his staff for the Andy Roddick Foundation, now in the midst of a major makeover.

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September 2012
New ARF Vintage T-shirts

If you have been watching Andy’s final run at the US Open, you can’t miss the New Vintage ARF T-shirts, ‘as seen on TV’, worn by Andy’s close friends and Foundation supporters. The vintage style T-Shirt features a super soft tri-blend fabric with a distressed new Andy Roddick Foundation Logo. You can wear the same shirt that Andy’s friends and family have been sporting at the US Open for only $30. All proceeds benefit the new Roddick Tennis and Learning Center.

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September 2011
6th Annual ARF Gala Raises Over $1 Million

With the support of Elton John, the sixth annual Andy Roddick Foundation Charity Gala raised more than $1 million for children’s organisations on Wednesday evening at the ACL Live Moody Theatre in Austin.

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