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Thank you for your interest in the Tennis Canada Coaching Certification program. The 2019 coaching course schedule has now been posted below. Updates will occur periodically. Please be sure to check this page for updates.

Please note we will be updating the coaching course schedule continuously throughout the year. For the most up to date information, please check back here often or sign up for the Tennis BC Insider newsletter. If you do not see the information you are seeking, it is not yet available. Once it is available, it will be posted here.

Please see below to learn more about coaching certification courses and workshops offered by Tennis BC and Tennis Canada.

To learn more about Coaching Development System in Canada, click here.

Please note that in order to register for certification courses, you must be a current member of Tennis BC. Click here for registration instructions.

If you have any questions about coaching development in BC, please email Jeannie Rohr at jrohr@tennisbc.org or call 604-737-3086 (ext 5).

 

Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Register
March 29-31, 2019 (Training)

April 12-14, 2019 (Evaluation)

Bear Mountain Tennis Centre Robert Bettauer Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

$590 Registration Link
 

April 12-14, 2019 (Training)

April 26-28, 2019 (Evaluation)

 

North Vancouver Tennis Centre Wayne Elderton Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

 

$590 Registration Link
 

 

May 31-June 2, 2019 (Training)

June 14-16, 2019 (Evaluation)

 

 

The Tennis Centre – Surrey Michael Loomer Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

 

$590 Registration Link
May 10-12, 2019 (Training)

May 24-26, 2019 (Evaluation)

Kamloops Kelly Hubbard Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

 

$590 Registration Link
 

July 5-7, 2019 (Training)

July 19-21, 2019 (Evaluation)

North Vancouver Tennis Centre Wayne Elderton Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

$590
 

September 13-15, 2019 (Training)

September 27-29, 2019 (Evaluation)

The Tennis Centre – Coquitlam Hassan Askari Fridays 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am to 5:00pm*

$590

*with one hour lunch break

2019 Instructor Course Schedule

Course requirements:

  • All applicants must be at least 16 years of age in order to attend an Instructor Course.
  • All applicants must have minimum NTRP 3.0 level of play
  • Participants must complete 12 online e-learning modules prior to the course start (about 5-6 hours of homework). Detailed instructions will be emailed to each candidate in a confirmation letter two weeks before the course starts
  • Participants must have strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • 100% attendance is mandatory in all courses.
  • Wear your tennis attire, bring a racquet, notebook, pens and pencils.

Refund policy:

Please note there is a $50 cancellation fee when there is a wait list for a clinic spot. If there is no replacement for a cancelled spot, Tennis BC WILL NOT REFUND any monies. NO REUFND WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE CANDIDATE WHEN HE/SHE BEGINS THE COURSE AND WITHDRAWS BEFORE COMPLETION OF THAT COURSE.

Courses are on a First Come – First Serve Basis. The clinics fill up quickly so please sign up promptly.

Course Evaluations:

Evaluations are on the final day of each course. Candidates have the option of not taking the evaluation and postponing it to another course evaluation date. Candidates non evaluated within 18 months of their course must re-take the entire course (at full price) to be eligible for evaluation

Note: All course dates and details are subject to change.

 

Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Register
May 10, 2019 (Orientation Session: 6:30pm-10pm),

May 24-26, 2019

June 7-9, 2019

July 12-14, 2019 (Evaluation)

North Vancouver Tennis Centre Wayne Elderton Note that all sessions (except orientation) are from 9:00am to 5:00pm, i.e. full day Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. $820 Registration Link

Note: All course dates and details are subject to change.

2019 Club Pro 1 Course Schedule PDF Version

What are the course prerequisites?

1. Minimum certification requirement: Instructor

2. Minimum age: 17 years

3. Minimum level of play: 4.5

4. Possess the playing, demonstration and feeding abilities commensurate an ability to work with players up to a 3.5 level. (Note: These competencies will not prevent someone from taking the course; however, they will be a requirement for final certification.)

5. Candidate must have 150 hours of tennis teaching work experience or if less have passed the Instructor course with honours.

6. Be a current member of the Tennis Professionals Association.

Course Information Guide 

Club Pro 1 Application Form

 

The Club Pro 2 Coaching Certification Course will not be offered in BC in 2019. The CP2 course will be offered every two years, with the next course beginning in 2020.

Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Register
 

2020

 

TBD TBD TBD

Note: All course dates and details are subject to change. Please contact jrohr@tennisbc.org, if you are interested in taking this course.

What are the course prerequisites?

1. Minimum Age: 20

2. Play Level: 5.0 or higher

3. Minimum certification requirement: Club Pro 1 certification

4. Must have 2 years of full time experience or 5 years at a Seasonal Facility.  Currently working full time at a year round or seasonal facility.  Candidates must demonstrate their experience and complete the Club Pro 2 Application Form

5. Candidates must be a TPA member

 

**offered by Tennis Canada**

Please check the TPA Canada web page for updates.

Please click here for complete Coach 2 Course Information Guide.

**offered by Tennis Canada**

Please check the TPA Canada web page for updates.

Please click here for complete Coach 3 Course Information Guide.

Wheelchair Tennis Instructors Course
Date: Sunday, April 28th, 2019
Location: UBC Tennis Centre
Contact: Jeannie Rohr at jrohr@tennisbc.org OR at 604-737-3086 ext. 5

2019 Wheelchair Instructor Course – More Information

Registration