On-Court Training Workshops
USTA Recreational On-Court Training Workshops are designed for individuals who work with beginning to intermediate players and provide tools that will help the coach, instructor or parent provide an enjoyable first experience with tennis that keeps players coming back. Annually, there are over 370 workshops reaching over 10,000 people. To discover more about the workshops visit usta.com/oncourttraining.
The trainers in this program are an elite group and are hand selected by both the USTA Section offices and the National office. All are passionate about growing the game; specifically at the grass roots level. In addition, this group is comprised of life-long learners.
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|Recreational Coaches Workshop
What is an RCW:
Training for coaches and instructors.
A Recreational Coach Workshop is an interactive, on-court training program designed for tennis teachers and coaches working with players at the recreational level.
Taught by a specially trained, certified teaching professional, this active 6-hour session covers:
• Teaching large groups
• The games-based approach to coaching
• The QuickStart Tennis format
• Running effective team practices
• The Top 10 Games Every Coach Should Know
Who attends a Recreational Coach Workshop?
These workshops are an excellent primer for new coaches as well as a valuable refresher course for those with teaching experience but who seek more current methods and effective tools. Past attendees include:
• Parents seeking the basics in coaching and organizing team tennis
• Park and Recreation instructors, high school, and seasonal coaches
• Coaches teaching kids and adults who are new to the game
• Current players seeking part-time teaching jobs
Upon completion of the six-hour workshop, attendees will:
• Become eligible for membership as a PTR Recreational Coach and in USPTA as a Developmental Coach. (Please note that these are educational memberships, not teaching certifications.)
• Be able to effectively run entry level groups and teams
• Receive access to the latest in transition ball technology and additional coaching resources
Top trainers. Top results.
Our faculty are all certified by the PTR and/or USPTA and have received special training from the USTA.
The USTA assigns trainers based on reasonable time and travel requirements. Once a trainer is assigned to a workshop, he or she will work with the host site director to ensure all appropriate arrangements are made for a successful workshop. Workshops must have a minimum of 20 participants.
Why host a workshop?
Providing high quality instructors and coaches will make your program more attractive to local consumers. Plus, as a Host site you will receive even more benefits from the USTA:
• Financial reimbursement based upon completed evaluations
• Certified trainer at no cost to the workshop host
• Customizable marketing materials to promote the workshop
• Youth and adult curriculum materials
It’s easy to get started today.
Sign up to host a workshop.