Please note: The USPTA recently unveiled a new membership category, Tennis Instructor, that will replace the Recreational Coach category in 2020. All current Recreational Coaches must convert to Tennis Instructor category by December 31, 2020. For more information on converting to Tennis Instructor, click here.

Applicants interested in becoming Recreational Coaches must be at least 18 years of age, attend a Teaching Essentials 1 workshop, and complete the Professional Tennis Coaches Academy I, USTA Safe Play training online and a background check.

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