PTR on Campus: Frequently Asked Questions
What is PTR on Campus?
PTR on Campus is a special program designed for full-time high school and college students between the ages of 16-24 with at least a 4.0 NTRP rating.
What is the initial cost?
The initial cost for the program is $150/$190 (depending on time of year).
What does the initial cost include?
Iniation Fee, link to Certification Study Guide, testing fees and your annual dues.
What are the annual dues?
As a full time undergrad, your annual renewal is only $40, instead of the regular price of $140. You save $100 each year!
What about liability insurance?
Some clubs 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 for the Certification Workshop?
Your first workshop is included in the initial cost of membership. To see the most up-to-date schedule of workshops, click here
How do I prepare for PTR certification?
When you join, you will receive access to online study materials that will help you prepare for PTR Certification. Then you can register for a PTR Certification Workshop. PTR conducts hundreds of workshops around the country throughout the year.
What are the benefits?
In addition to access to our Job Bulletin, as a member, you will stay on top of industry trends with Tennis
magazine, Bob Larson’s enews Daily Tennis News
, the CoachingMinute
and our award winning publication, TennisPro
. PTR sponsors offer deep discounts on everything you’ll need for your career, from racquets and balls to sunglasses and court accessories. PTR is your educational resource, with access to instructional manuals and DVDs to meet your growing needs as a tennis teacher. Click here for a full list of benefits
What will I do after graduation?
This is one of the biggest questions you will face in your lifetime. Consider a career in tennis. You can make a great living teaching tennis, with some entry level jobs starting at $40,000 a year! And PTR will help you get started.
An “Ace in the Hole”
Even if your plans after graduation do not include tennis, it always helps to have a marketable trade. PTR Certification is a great safety net and 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!