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To encourage the development of tennis, the United States Tennis Association (USTA), in cooperation with the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is pleased to conduct a nationwide training program for individuals who are teaching and coaching players at the recreational level.

All attendees receive the following materials:

  • Learn to Rally and Play: a Coaches' Guide
  • Pro Penn Star Ball
  • Dunlop Speedball
  • Information and discount on the "Coaching Youth Tennis" online course
  • USTA Tennis Guide to Dynamic and Static Stretching Brochure
  • Other program brochures

Who Should Attend?

  • High school and college players
  • Moms and dads planning to coach their child’s USTA Jr. Team Tennis team
  • Middle school and high school coaches
  • League players interested in coaching USTA Jr. Team Tennis
  • NJTL leaders and coaches
  • After-school program leaders
  • Seniors interested in teaching others
  • Physical education teachers

What Will I Learn?

At a Recreational Coach Workshop, a specially trained certified teaching professional leads active on-court sessions on:

  • Running effective team practices
  • The play-based approach to coaching
  • Teaching large groups
  • Proper use of teaching aids

Dates, locations and the registration form for South Carolina workshops can be downloaded by clicking here.
Please note the following additional workshop date of April 22 at the Lexington County Tennis Complex hosted by Junior Tennis League.  Contact Olivia Smith at 803-251-3400 to register for the April 22, 2006 workshop.