PTR Announces Partnership with PlayYourCourt
7 Apr, 2014
Arrangement Expected to Create New Coaching Jobs, Help Fund Tennis Pro Certification and Education
As a result of this partnership, PlayYourCourt will reimburse qualified coaches who join and become PTR certified, as well as reward them with higher commissions for continued education within PTR. PTR will provide these new members with eight hours of education in the form of a complimentary PTR certification workshop. New members will also have to complete the USTA Coach Youth Tennis Program.
“At the recent TIA Summit, we sat down to try to create a scenario where PTR, PlayYourCourt and the tennis industry benefitted,” said Dan Santorum, PTR CEO. “Our partnership will create jobs, plus add more educated and certified tennis coaches to our industry.”
Scott Baxter, PlayYourCourt CEO stated, “We are very excited to work with PTR to grow education and certification opportunities within the sport, as well as make high quality instruction more accessible."
PlayYourCourt.com is a mobile business with the mission to make tennis more accessible and convenient to the average player by allowing them to book tennis lessons in their neighborhood directly through PlayYourCourt.com
PlayYourCourt.com serves as a unique marketing platform that matches clients in search of local instruction with tennis professionals who typically have no comparable means with which to promote their services.
All PlayYourCourt instructors are PTR and/or USPTA certified. PlayYourCourt also works with various municipalities both as a contractor and as a management company to offer local tennis programming and regularly functions as a temp agency assisting businesses with convenient temporary staffing solutions.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than14,800 members in 121 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.