Dear Coach: Please note that TPA memberships expired on Dec. 31, 2016.  

Please go to www.tpacanada.com to renew today so your name will continue to appear on the TPA’s list of certified coaches!  


Please contact Jay Neill if you have any questions about the Tennis Instructor, CP1, CP2 and CP3 courses organized by the OTA.

The Coach 2 and Coach 3 courses are organized by Tennis Canada. Please contact Joan Leung at jleung@tenniscanada.com if you need information or wish to register for those 2 courses.

To register for Tennis Instructor courses only, please click on the link corresponding to the Instructor course you are interested in from the list below. It will direct you to the TPA (Tennis Professionals Association). The OTA is handling all Instructor course registration online through the TPA , effective January 1st, 2016.

When you click on the registration link for the course you wish to register for and find it shows 0 spots available, please still register. You will be placed on the wait list for this course and will be notified by Jay at the OTA if you get a spot in that course. Please also feel free to sign up for a second course in case you don't get into your first course choice.

If you register for a course and subsequently need to withdraw from it (even if you re-register for the Instructor course at a different time), you also need to let Jay know this so the original course list can be updated.

Please note that as far as payment for the Tennis Instructor courses organized by the OTA go, you will need to provide a credit card as part of the online registration process.  The card will be charged when you register in order for you to get onto the class list.

If you need to withdraw from an Instructor course, please let Jay know ASAP so he can process a refund.

Jay can be contacted at 416.514.1103 (toll-free: 1.800.387.5066 x.1103) or jneill@tennisontario.com

If you wish to register/pay for any other course (Club Pro 1, Club Pro 2 and Club Pro 3), please also contact Jay and provide him with a credit card to do this.  Registration/payment are not yet done online for these other courses.


2017 TENNIS INSTRUCTOR COURSE SCHEDULE

Date

Location

Course Hours

Register

March 13 - 15, 18, 19 Aviva Centre - Toronto All course days: 9am - 5pm   Click Here  
March 31 - April 2, April 7-9    Aviva Centre - Toronto  Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm   
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
April 21 - 23, 28 - 30 Niagara Academy of Tennis  Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm   
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
May 5 - 7, 12 - 14 L'amoreaux - Toronto Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
May 5 - 7, 12 - 14 Ottawa Athletic Club Fridays: 6pm - 9:30pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
June 2 - 4, 9 - 11 Cutten Fields - Guelph Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
July 7 - 9, 14 - 16  L'amoreaux - Toronto Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
August 11 - 13, 18 - 20  L'amoreaux - Toronto Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
CANCELLED
September 15 - 17, 22 - 24 L'amoreaux - Toronto Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here
November 10 - 12, 24 - 26 Aviva Centre - Toronto Fridays: 6:30pm - 10pm
Sat/Sun: 9am - 5pm
Click Here

Please Note: 

> Cost: $570*

> Minimum Age: All candidates must be turning 16 years of age or older at least one year after the course start date

Please note that those candidates who are 15 years old turning 16 within 1 year of the course can do all in-course testing. However, even if they have successfully completed all of the course elements, they won’t receive their Tennis Instructor certificate until their 16th birthday.

> Play Level: To complete the Demo Test Evaluation, candidates need to have a play level of at least 3.0 

> Certification is comprised of demonstration, leadership, teaching, knowledge and Making Ethical Decisions evaluations

> E-Learning Modules must be completed and completion summary sheet handed in the first day/night of the course (approx. 5-6 hours needed to complete)

> Candidates will not be given access to their results until both the Making Ethical Decisions (MED) module and all 12 e-learning modules have been completed.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR CREDIT CARD WILL BE CHARGED WHEN YOU REGISTER (WHETHER THE COURSE IS ONE OR TEN MONTHS FROM THE DATE YOU DO THIS)!


2017 CLUB PRO 1 COURSE SCHEDULE

Date

Location

Additional Info

October 4, 2017 (course orientation)
October 20 - 22, 2017
December 1 - 3, 2017
January 12 - 14, 2018 

Aviva Centre @ York University (Toronto)

 

 

 

 

Please Note: 

Cost: $809*

Minimum Age: 17

Play Level: 4.5 or higher

Course Hours: Orientation course hours are from 6pm - 10pm; all other course days run from either 8am - 4pm or from 9am - 5pm

> Prerequisites: Tennis Instructor certification; candidates must be a TPA member*; Candidates must have 150 hours of tennis teaching work experience or if less have passed the Instructor course with honours.


2017 CLUB PRO 2 COURSE SCHEDULE

Date

Location

October 10 - 13, November 29 - Dec 1 and January 17 - 19, 2018 

Aviva Centre - Toronto (on court) & Granite Club - Toronto (off court)

Please Note: 

Cost: $999*

Minimum Age: 20

Play Level: 5.0 or higher

Prerequisites: Club Pro 1 certification; 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 in the CP2 application (please click HERE to download); candidates must be a TPA member*

 


*All costs for all courses include access to course manuals, the HST, and testing fees. 

*Cost for the Tennis Instructor course also includes membership to Tennis Canada's Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) through to the end of 2017 (and all of the benefits of this membership, including the insurance).

*TPA benefits become active once the candidate successfully completes the course and registers for TPA membership.

*Please note that a course may be cancelled/rescheduled because of cost ineffectiveness/insufficient registration numbers, etc.

AS PER OTA POLICY, NO REFUND WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE CANDIDATE WHEN HE/SHE BEGINS THE COURSE AND WITHDRAWS BEFORE COMPLETION OF THAT COURSE.