Hilton Head Island (South Carolina), May 17: Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has announced the launch of Coach Development Days.
These highly interactive one to two day workshops with industry leaders covering topics in the fields of Junior Development, Adult Development, Performance, Club Programming and Business are being held at PTR’s new Regional Education Centers, according to Director of Communication and Editor of TennisPro Magazine Peggy Edwards.
The first Coach Development Day is set for June 1-2, at Fremont Tennis Center in Fremont, California. Kids Tennis guru, Mike Barrell’s workshop will focus on understanding the competitive process for young players and how to organize and manage age appropriate and motivational events. Attendees will be actively involved on court in competitions, drills and activities that are proven winners around the world in his ‘Growing Little Court Warriors’. Mike will also conduct a Coach Development Day June 4-5, at Tennis Center Sand Point in Seattle, Washington.
Emma Doyle is also in the spotlight at the Coach Development Day at JTCC in College Park, Maryland, near Washington DC, on June 5. The world-renowned speaker and coach from Melbourne will conduct her workshop titled ‘Improve Your Language Patterns for Accelerated Player Performance’. Judy Murray calls Doyle, “One of the most dynamic and professional coaches I’ve ever met.”
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,300 members in 125 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.(UNI)