PTR on Campus: Frequently Asked Questions
What is PTR on Campus?
PTR on Campus (POC) is designed to make it more affordable for young people to go into tennis teaching. POC provides a scholarship for certification and membership for anyone ages 16 – 22* whose playing level is 4.0 NTRP or higher. ($100 value). The program provides a free PTR Certification Workshop. ($120 Value)
(*The initial scholarship applies to students in a full-time postgraduate program as well, regardless of age.)
What is the initial cost?
The initial cost for the program is $197.
What does the initial cost include?
- PTR Membership Dues – world’s largest international organization of coaches
- Certification E-Study Materials
- Choice of one free 10 & Under or 11 to 17 certification workshop
- Certification Testing Fees
What are the annual dues?
As a full time student, your annual membership renewal is only $47, instead of the regular price of $147. You save $100 each year! (almost 70% discount)
What about liability insurance?
Some facilities require teaching pros to carry liability insurance. PTR offers $6 million liability coverage for students for only $20 per membership year.
What is the cost of the 10 & Under or 11 to 17 Certification Workshop?
How do I prepare for PTR certification?
When you register for a workshop, you will receive access to e-study materials that will help you prepare for PTR Certification. PTR conducts hundreds of workshops around the country throughout the year.
What are the benefits?
What will I do after graduation?
This is one of the biggest questions you will face in your lifetime. You can pursue a fulfilling career teaching tennis and PTR will help you get started. Even if your plans after graduation do not include tennis, it always helps to have a marketable trade. PTR Certification is an impressive line on any resume. If you currently teach tennis part time or during the summer, PTR Certification may enable you to move up at your club. Some clubs will even pay part or all of your membership dues!