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Thank you for your interest in the courses offered by Tennis BC and Tennis Canada.  The course schedules for 2021 are currently being confirmed.

**Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

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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).

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Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Registration
July 2-4
&
July 16-18
The Tennis Centre, Langley Wayne Elderton & Michael Loomer Wait List Only
Oct 1-3
&
Oct 15-17
Tennis BC Hub, Richmond Hassan Askari Priority registration for this course goes to those  registered on the waitlist from the July course.

Thank you for your interest in the Instructor course. **Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

Course requirements:

  • All applicants must be at least 16 years of age in order to attend an Instructor Course.
  • All applicants must have a 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 REFUND 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 28 (mandatory orientation)
Jun 18-20
(First
re-grouping)
Jul 9-11
(Second
re-grouping)
Jul 30-Aug 1
(Third
re-grouping)
North Vancouver Tennis Centre Register Here

Thank you for your interest in the Club Pro 1 course. **Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

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

 

 

Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Register

Thank you for your interest in the Club Pro 2 course. **Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

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

 

Thank you for your interest in the Community Tennis Facilitator course. **Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

Courses are currently being developed & will be updated as soon as locations and dates are confirmed.

Date Location Facilitator(s) Course Hours Fees Register

**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.

Thank you for your interest in the Wheelchair Tennis Instructor course. **Due to the ongoing health crisis, all course venues and dates may be subject to change.  Candidates will have the choice of either transferring to the changed course or receive a full refund**

What: Wheelchair Tennis Instructors Course
When: April/May 2021
Where: TBD
Time: One-day course
Cost:
Contact: Jeannie Rohr at jrohr@tennisbc.org
Registration Link