One-time window: September 2018- December 2019

This Program is for PTR members certified prior to October 1, 2018.

The onboarding process for PTR members via equivalency is designed to be quick and efficient. All you will need to do is:

  1. Fill out the form below
  2. Upon verification you will receive an email from the Membership Team with an application link specific for PTR members joining via the equivalency process. Click the link to pay appropriate membership dues (RC or Certified)*

*Depending on your PTR Certification, you may need to complete some additional online education.

  • PTR members joining as a USPTA Recreational Coach pay RC dues and will not require any additional education to remain a Recreational Coach
  • PTR members joining as a USPTA Professional pay certified member dues and must complete the online Professional Tennis Coaches (PTCA-1) course and pass the USPTA Professional Written online exam. The PTCA-1 eight-hour online course combines audio, video and text formats, as well as short quizzes at the end of each section to optimize the learning and review experience and will give you an excellent introduction to the USPTA. The course will also prepare you to take and pass the Professional Written exam.
  • PTR members joining as a USPTA Elite Professional pay certified member dues and must complete the online Professional Tennis Coaches (PTCA-1) course only
  • PTR Master Professional members joining as a USPTA Master Professional pay certified member dues and will not require any additional education

If you tested prior to 2010

  • PTR Affiliate - USPTA Recreational Coach
  • PTR Associate Instructor - USPTA Recreational Coach
  • PTR Instructor - USPTA Professional
  • PTR Professional - USPTA Elite professional
  • PTR Master Professional - USPTA Master Professional

If you tested from 2010 through October, 2018

  • PTR Associate Instructor (single certification of 10 and Under) - USPTA Recreational Coach
  • PTR Instructor or Associate Instructor (multiple certs) - USPTA Professional (i.e. 10 and under, 11-17, Performance, Adult Development, Senior Development)
  • PTR Professional - USPTA Elite Professional
  • PTR Master Professional - USPTA Master Professional