PTR to host 10 & Under Tennis Conference

October 25, 2012

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that it will hold its inaugural 10 & Under Tennis Conference February 15-17, 2013, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This event will provide the unique skills and knowledge necessary for tennis professionals and coaches to work with children age 10 and under, as well as offer strategies to increase lesson income and their overall business.

Participants will learn from and interact with experts in the field, including Mike Barrell, Simon Gale, Rita Gladstone, Laramie Gavin, Anne Pankhurst and Butch Staples. In addition to teaching the physical skills, emotional and psychological issues pertaining to young children will be addressed. Working with parents, programming, competition and increasing bottom line income opportunities, are among the topics that will be covered. The conference will also feature vendor displays to showcase products and services important to this audience. Attendees will obtain all the resources and training available to capitalize on this specific age group.

“PTR has been at the forefront of the 10 and Under Tennis movement,” said Dan Santorum, CEO of PTR. “We put a tremendous amount of resources into the development of our Junior Development pathways to certification, and PTR is uniquely qualified to offer an event that focuses on working with children 10 and under.”

Space is limited. Registration is now open by calling PTR at 843-785-7244.

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,000 members in 117 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.