This is the
highest tested rating possible and is achieved by scoring in the 90th
percentile on the USPTA Certification Exam. Tennis professionals must have a minimum of three years'
teaching experience and be 22 years old. Professional #1 members are commonly
considered for director of tennis or head tennis professional job
opportunities. They should be able to develop lesson programs, direct
activities, manage pro shop operations and oversee a tennis facility. A Professional #1 also should be able
to handle employee
relations tasks such as hiring, developing budgets, directing communications
and serving as an integral part of the facility management team.
Tennis Registry (PTR)
- PTR Professional has successfully completed all five sections (written,
skills, teaching, drills and error detection) of PTR's certification test with
a grade of Professional on all sections, has an NTRP rating of at least 4.5 or
higher (ITN - 5), is 21 years of age or older and has three years full-time teaching or
five years of part-time experience.
Professional Course Graduate, 2011
Professionals Course is designed for former tour players pursuing a career in
the tennis industry. The theory
and information received helps to set these individuals toward a successful
career in the business of
tennis and management of tennis facilities. The training and information provided during the on-court
section of the course helps them develop skills necessary for a successful
career in coaching at all levels. Upon completion of rigorous testing on and
off court, they are certified as ATP Professionals, having a
solid foundation and exposure to many options within the tennis industry.
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