Tennis Alberta, together with partners The Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) and Tennis Canada, host a series of courses for players looking to start or advance their coach certification.
All Course participants will be required to sign Tennis Alberta’s Enrolment Terms and Conditions upon registration.
Course information is also available on the TPA website by searching ‘Alberta’, or at the links below with TPA member sign in.
Course Dates & Location
Calgary & Edmonton
Sep 1-3, 2023 — Aforza, Calgary
Sep 15-17, 2023 — Saville Community Sports Centre, Edmonton
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 17
Instructors are trained to introduce players to the game using Progressive tennis in group lessons (1.0 – 2.5 level) at tennis clubs, parks, community courts and in school gyms. The mission of instructor course is to develop instructors who will stimulate players’ growth and retention, and promote tennis as a sport for life, by delivering a quality tennis program.
Commitment: Course participants are required to attend BOTH on court weekends listed below as well as complete online modules.
- Sep 1: 6:00PM-9:00PM: Online via Zoom
- Sep 2: 9:00AM-5:00PM, Aforza
- Sep 3: 9:00AM-5:00PM, Aforza
- Sep 15: 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saville Community Sports Centre
- Sep 16: 9:00AM-5:00PM, Saville Community Sports Centre
- Sep 17: 9:00AM-5:00PM, Saville Community Sports Centre
Minimum Age: 16 years (may take course at 15 years and be evaluated but can only be certified on or after 16th birthday)
Prerequisites: Minimum level of play: 3.0. Learn more about how to self-asses you level of play.
Evaluation: Players will be evaluated in point play using a green ball.
Role in Industry: Beginning Instructor (Summer Camps, Park and Rec, Seasonal Clubs)
To maintain active certified professional status: TPA membership in addition to professional development every 4 years (or another certification course)
Please read the course information before registering for the course.
*** All course participants are required to sign and return the Tennis Alberta Course Terms and Conditions.
** A minimum of 15 participants is required to run this course.