Coaching Association of Canada

Tennis

Tennis Canada offers the following NCCP workshops:

Club Pro 1: This 9-day course provides tools to be successful in the 5 key roles encountered as an assistant professional at a tennis facility (Teacher, Trainer, Coach, Play Coordinator, Professional) to enhance the client satisfaction and stimulate growth & promote retention. Candidates will gain competency in on-court activities (e.g. feeding, drill structures, increasing teaching effectiveness, etc.) directed to 1.0 – 3.5 level players, as well as general off-court skills (lesson planning, customer service, client communication, etc.).

Coach 2: This 25-day cumulative course is for committed coaches working with competitive oriented juniors up to international U12 standards. During this high-performance course, you will develop a strong global foundation to develop competitive players aged 6 to12, with the ultimate goal of increasing the pool of U12 players in Canada with international profiles.

NOTE: You must be certified Club Pro 1 and have a minimum level of play of 5.0 to take Coach 2.

Coach 3: This 30-day cumulative performance coaching course is suitable for committed coaches working with high performance juniors through the Consolidating Stage of development according to the Tennis Canada LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development). A Coach 3 is a high performance athlete development leader who demonstrates the highest qualities of integrity, dedication, commitment and skill towards developing top international Canadian tennis players. Coach 3’s are passionate and relentless in pursuit of developing and applying a high performance training environment with the components required for athletes to progress successfully through the Consolidating stage.

Coach 4: This performance coaching course is suitable for High Performance coaches who are working and travelling at the national level and/or working with international level players. The course consists of 30 days of tennis specific training along with the Performance Planning and the Coaching leadership themes from the Advanced Coaching Diploma. The Coach 4 course (NCCP Context: Competition Development Advanced Gradation) is the third level of the Tennis Canada’s “Competition Stream – Performance Coaching” certification stream, focusing on the LTAD Stage 5 and 6 “Learning to Perform and Learning to be a Pro” for Girls 15-16 and 17-21+ and Boys 16-18 and 19-23+.


A Coach 4 is a high-performance athlete development leader who demonstrates the highest qualities of integrity, dedication, commitment and skill towards developing top international Canadian tennis players.
 

Instructor Course: This 5 days workshop is perfect for individuals who want to work in parks/recreation departments or seasonal clubs with introductory junior players of level 1.0 - 2.5. Instructors will be formed to stimulate growth and retention and promote tennis as a sport for life, by creating playing and practice environments through the use of Quality Standards for program delivery. Coaches or volunteers new to the sport will be able to run group lessons, cooperative drills on numerous courts, and learn basic tennis tactics, strategies, and rules.

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