A High School Coaches Workshop is an interactive, on-court training program designed for tennis teachers and coaches working with players at the recreational level. Taught by a specially trained, certified teaching professional, this active 6-hour session covers:

  • Teaching large groups
  • The games-based approach to coaching
  • Running effective team practices
  • Games and drills every coach should know

Who attends a Recreational Coach Workshop?

These workshops are an excellent primer for new coaches as well as a valuable refresher course for those with teaching experience but who seek more current methods and effective tools. Past attendees include:

  • Parents seeking the basics in coaching and organizing team tennis
  • Park and Recreation instructors, high school, and seasonal coaches
  • Coaches teaching kids and adults who are new to the game
  • Current players seeking part-time teaching jobs

Upon completion of the six-hour workshop, attendees will:

  • Be eligible for the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)
  • Developmental Coach Classification
  • Be able to effectively run entry level groups and teams
  • Receive access to the latest in transition ball technology and additional coaching resources

Top trainers. Top results.

Our faculty are all certified by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and/or USPTA and have received special training from the USTA.

The USTA assigns trainers based on reasonable time and travel requirements. Once a trainer is assigned to a workshop, he or she will work with the host site director to ensure all appropriate arrangements are made for a successful workshop. Workshops must have a minimum of 20 participants.

Why host a workshop?

Providing high quality instructors and coaches will make your program more attractive to local consumers. Plus, as a Host site you will receive even more benefits from the USTA:

  • Financial reimbursement based upon completed evaluations
  • Certified trainer at no cost to the workshop host
  • Customizable marketing materials to promote the workshop
  • Youth and adult curriculum materials
  • USTA Teaching Group Tennis and Games Approach to Coaching videos

It’s easy to get started today.

If your Park & Recreation Agency, Club, NJTL, Community Tennis Association, or other organization is interested in hosting one of these workshops, please visit the RCW Host Site Resource page at USTA.com/coaches/recreation.

Questions please contact Melanie Bischoff at Bischoff@scta.usta.com.