Professional to Elite Professional USPTA
Professional to Elite Professional
To upgrade to Elite Professional, you must successfully complete the following exams:
• Written Elite exam (online) – based on four subject areas. There are at least two specialty courses available that are associated with each topic.
o Business (budgets, management, staffing, retail, customer service, etc.)
o Programming (lessons, clinics, activities, events, etc.)
o Sport science (motor skills, biomechanics, sport physiology, sport psychology, etc.)
o Tennis operations (program implementation, program calendar, staff supervision, court maintenance, etc.)
• Feeding competency (Elite level)
• Stroke analysis (revised online exam)
You must earn 16 specialty course credits in the four areas listed above plus 24 APC credits. (Once this has been met, it doesn't have to be repeated.)
You also must submit documentation that you have three years' full-time tennis-teaching experience.
Register by mail or call the Membership Department at 800-877-8248 for your upgrade fee. Applicants can register by phone by providing a credit card number.
You will receive an email of confirmation for the exam, including site information