PTR on Campus makes PTR certification and membership available and affordable to full-time college or high school students between the ages of 16-24 whose playing level is 4.0 NTRP or higher. PTR on Campus members are full PTR members who receive the same benefits and opportunity for certification. For a list of benefits, click here.
The initial cost for a PTR on Campus student to join PTR is only $135, a savings of 62% off the regular price. The cost includes certification study materials, a PTR Teaching Essentials Workshop and the PTR certification tests. As long as the full-time student is 24 years old or younger, the renewal dues are only $35.
With many tennis clubs hiring only certified teaching professionals, obtaining a PTR Certification will put you in a strong position to land a teaching position; a small investment with a big payoff for your potential full or part time job. We also offer liability insurance for only $20/year for PTR on Campus members (normal cost is $40/year). This is another benefit and attribute that will put you ahead of the pack.
Once you join as a PTR on Campus member, you can attend a PTR Certification Workshop for only $10 ($100 value) or at any of our workshop locations
"The Teaching Essentials Workshop not only helped me to pass the certification tests, it made me a better, more confident tennis teacher. My students and tennis director noticed the difference immediately. After graduation, PTR Certification helped me to land the job at the club I wanted " - Tim Shaw, University of Wisconsin.
Below is a list of colleges and universities that have held PTR on Campus workshops. If you would like to help organize one at your school, please contact us
- Coker College
- Flagler College
- Furman University
- Hope College
- Lake Superior State University
- Ouachita Baptist University
- Palm Beach Atlantic University
- Pepperdine University
- South Carolina State University
- St. Mary's University
- Syracuse University
- Texas Tech University
- University of Alabama
- University of South Alabama
- University of South Carolina - Upstate
- University of Texas
- University of Washington
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
- Winston Salem State University
Through the education provided by the PTR on Campus program, students who teach tennis can help pay their tuition, supplement their income, or save for the future. In addition, they will be prepared for a full or part time career in tennis if they so choose.
For further information regarding specific places and dates, college student discounts, or to host a PTR on Campus Workshop, contact Steve Keller at 800-421-6289 or 843-785-7244 or click here to send him a message
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,000 members in 122 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.