February 6th, 2020
Florida USPTA Tennis Certification Exams in Boca Raton, Orlando
Boca Raton and Orlando will host United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) workshops in February-April in Florida for certification and ongoing professional development points.
Certification is intended for those at least 18 years old who derive or intend to derive a major portion of income from teaching tennis. To qualify for certified membership, a professional must meet all application, exam and experience requirements, and must agree to abide by the USPTA Code of Ethics.
There are three levels of certified membership:
Professional — USPTA Professionals must be at least 18 years old, with a recommended six months of full-time teaching experience, pass the on-court and written portions of the exam, and complete Stage 1 and 2 of Coach Youth Tennis.
Elite Professional — To become an Elite Professional, a USPTA member must be at least 22 years old, pass the written Elite exam, which covers business, programming, sport science and tennis operations, Elite stroke analysis exam and the Elite-level on-court exams.
Master Professional — USPTA Master Professional is the highest category of membership. Qualified applicants must hold an Elite Professional rating for 10 years, complete a required number of continuing education hours and fulfill a broad spectrum of industry service. The Master Professional Committee makes the final decision on the review of applicants.
Upcoming PCTA I and Exams:
Feb. 10-11 — USTA National Campus, Orlando
March 7-8 — Oaks at Boca Raton
April 6-7 — USTA National Campus, Orlando
For more info go to www.uspta.com/USPTA/Calendars.