Master of Tennis
Junior Development, Performance or Adult Development Qualification
PTR Master of Tennis programs are designed to develop the knowledge and expertise of coaches to the highest and most comprehensive level, in all aspects of coaching. To attend a Master of Tennis program the coach must already hold the respective Basic Certification at the Professional level and meet the necessary requirements to be accepted. Each program consists of 18 separate, but linked, courses.
PTR Master of Tennis – has received accreditation from NCACE – the National Council on Accreditation of Coaching Education (a division of APHERD).
The United States Sports Academy awards 5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completing the Master of Tennis - Performance program.
It is a mixture of online learning and home study (using the PTR/LMS website), together with two modules of tutor led lecture room and on-court work with players. A maximum of 16 coaches will be accepted for each program which must be completed within two years.
Assessment is continuous throughout the program and is based on on-court coaching, classroom work, worksheets, video analysis and project completion. The coach must be successful in each of the 18 courses to achieve the Master of Tennis qualification.
Master of Tennis - Adult Development (TBA - Fall 2014)
Master of Tennis graduates receive their choice of a special Wall Plaque or a Court Banner
signifying their achievement. Tomas Cater of Alabama, pictured here.