PTR Re-Accredited by U.S. Center for Coaching Excellence
January 22, 2020
Hilton Head Island, SC – – Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that it has been successfully re-accredited by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE) and National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) at Level 5 accreditation for its PTR Master of Tennis – Performance program.
Originally accredited in 2011, PTR is still one of only 30 accredited coach education programs within the United States. PTR clearly stands out as a leader in the United States in the preparation of tennis coaches.
Through this accreditation process, NCACE ensures that the PTR program adheres to the characteristics of excellence as prescribed by SHAPE America’s National Standards for Sports Coaches. These standards feature eight domains of coaching responsibilities and within them, 40 standards and subsequent benchmarks representing the body of knowledge associated with each coaching responsibility and provide concrete examples of actions and orientations that constitute coaching competence. Accreditation reviewers noted that the PTR program provided “in depth coverage of all topics for coaching including a substantial number of hours.”