Jobs and Tennis Industry: Certification, Listings, and Organizations
How to Become a Tennis Teaching Pro - Part I - Getting Your First Teaching Experience
How to prepare for and get your first job as a tennis instructor.
How to Become a Tennis Teaching Pro - Part II - Getting Certified
The process of getting certified as a tennis instructor and the benefits of certification.
How to Become a Tennis Teaching Pro - Part III - Teaching Pro Life
The best and the worst of life as a professional tennis instructor.
The Major US Tennis Organizations
The USTA, USPTA, PTR , USRSA, and ITA are great sources of information.
International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association
Represents the political and business interests of member clubs.
United States Professional Tennis Association
Playing tips from member teaching pros, news, programs for junior players, and innovative ideas for amateur competition.
Professional Tennis Registry
Info about this international tennis teachers' organization; online ordering for workshops, videos, and manuals. Selected articles about teaching tennis.
United States Racquet Stringers Association
Paid membership is required to view most features, but a few sample articles and tools are available for free.
United States Tennis Association
Includes a zine, information on amateur and pro competition, and links to sectional associations.
For a fee, access jobs database, post resume, or post job openings.
United States Tennis Court and Track Builders Association
Extensive, searchable information on building a tennis court, with a directory of certified builders and additional info through publications.
The US National Tennis Academy offers an at-home certification course that is less widely recognized than USPTA or PTR.