Kansas City Explorers

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Kansas City Explorers
Kansas City Explorers logo.svg
Founded 1993
Folded January 13, 2016 (2016-01-13)
League World TeamTennis
Team history Kansas City Explorers
Texas Wild
California Dream
Based in Kansas City, Missouri
Stadium Barney Allis Plaza

Navy Blue, Yellow, Green

Head coach Brent Haygarth
Championships 2010

The Kansas City Explorers were a World TeamTennis team that played at the Barney Allis Plaza in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The team also played in Kemper Arena from 1993 until 2001. Following the 2012 season, it was announced that the Explorers would be moving to Irving, Texas and renamed the Texas Wild). The move followed the team's twentieth season in Kansas City.

In 2015, the Wild moved to Citrus Heights, California and was renamed the California Dream.[1]


In 2010, World TeamTennis awarded the Championship Game to Kansas City. The Kansas City Explorers & New York Sportimes were the two finalists, with the Explorers taking the victory on their home court by a score of 21-18. It was the first time the Championship Game had been played in Kansas City.[2]


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