Heart of the Game: John Fernandez

John Fernandez, a participant in T3’s Jacksonville University clinic for wounded warriors, is featured on First Coast News. See the video below.

T3 on Jacksonville, FL local NBC!

From First Coast News:

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former American tennis star Dick Stockton hosted a free tennis clinic for veterans, active-duty personnel, Wounded Warriors and families on Friday.

The Blue Sky Foundation, which was founded by Stockton three years ago, has provided successful free tennis clinics at military installations across the United States, but for the first time the foundation brought the the event to a university campus.

Thanking our troops through tennis is a way for Stockton to give back to service men and women who sacrifice so much.



October/November 2014

On Friday April 25th from 1 – 6 p.m. at Eglin Air Force Base, FL 15 tennis teaching professionals donated their time for Dick Stockton, the President and Executive Director of Blue Sky Foundation.

Read full story here.

Dick Stockton Interviewed on the Players Lounge

June 12, 2014

Podcast of Dick’s interview with Alex Ramirez the host of the Players Lounge.

Listen to interview here.

Fort Bragg Press Center

Thanking Our Troops Through Tennis returns to Fort Bragg June 7

June 4, 2014

The Blue Sky Foundation will return the Thanking Our Troops Through Tennis program to Fort Bragg June 7 with clinics and lunch for participants provided by the USO of North Carolina – Fort Bragg.

Read full story here.


Former pros give back, bring tennis to military

June 2, 2014

“We put together tennis for the military and it’s really unbelievable,” former professional tennis player Dick Stockton said during a fundraiser at Bonita Bay Club three months ago. “We did two last year, just as a test. We wanted to see if it was really something people would respond to.”

See full story here.

The State


May 16, 2014

Saturday at the Semmes Road courts (adjacent to the Officers’ Club), Fort Jackson. Tennis expo for youth and adults featuring Dick Stockton and JoAnne Russell.

Read full story here.

USTA Florida Blog

T-3 Thanking Our Troops Through Tennis

May 2014

On Friday April 25th from 1:00 to 5:30PM at Eglin Air Force Base in conjunction with the opening of the base’s 8 new hard courts, 16 tennis professionals donated their time to the Dick Stockton Blue Sky Foundation tennis section known as “T-3, Thanking our Troops through Tennis.”

Read full store here.

Eglin Dispatch

Tennis players thank Eglin with free clinics

May 2, 2014 by Kevin Gaddie

Among the first people to celebrate the grand opening of Eglin’s eight new tennis courts April 25 were players who wanted to thank Eglin’s military community for their service.

Read full story on page five here.