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Tennis Industry Business Opportunity - EOI

Tennis Coach Training Providers (Australia-wide) - Expression of Interest

The Opportunity

The Australian Tennis Professional Coaches Association (ATPCA) is seeking expressions of interest from tennis business operators, organisations and/or individuals seeking to become an exclusively approved ATPCA Tennis Coach Training Provider in their City/Region.

This is a profitable and unique opportunity for any engaging, motivated and professional organisation or individual wishing to expand upon their existing tennis business interests. In this custodian role and with the full support of ATPCA’s National team, you will be representing and advocating the ATPCA, its courses & coach membership benefits in your chosen City/Region.

Interested organisations or individuals should possess a reputable background in the tennis industry and have strong ties with local tennis networks; they should also possess a passion for coach education, training and development.

Background of ATPCA

ATPCA is a not-for-profit and independent public company promoting an on-court practical coach training philosophy. ATPCA has been providing professional tennis coach training courses and coach membership services for over 50 years and has certified over 5,000 Tennis Professionals world-wide – including 9 years officially for the Australian Sports Commission. Our current coach Membership base is around 1100 Coaches, based in Australia and overseas.

Remuneration Schedule

ATPCA Training Providers are guaranteed to receive $325 per course participant when conducting a Graduate Tennis Pro Qualification Course and $550 per course participant for the Advanced Tennis Pro Qualification Course, when 10 or more course participants are enrolled. On average, 5 Graduate Tennis Pro Qualification Courses and 3 Advanced Pro Qualification Courses are conducted annually in each major city.

Per Course Remuneration Example

  • 14 course participants for the 16-hour Graduate Tennis Pro Qualification Course = $4,550 (paid to the training provider)
  • 14 course participants for the 24-hour Advanced Tennis Pro Qualification Course = $7,700 (paid to the training provider)

* When up to 9 course participants are enrolled, ATPCA Training Providers receive $288 per course participant when conducting a Graduate Tennis Pro Qualification Course and $550 per course participant for the Advanced Tennis Pro Qualification Course.
* When up to 6 course participants are enrolled, ATPCA Training Providers receive $250 per course participant when conducting a Graduate Tennis Pro Qualification Course and $480 per course participant for the Advanced Tennis Pro Qualification Course.

ATPCA Training Provider Essential Criteria

  • Interested providers must complete and submit the ‘ATPCA Training Provider EOI Application’ (link below).
  • The approved provider or their designated course presenter (if the provider is not the presenter) must attend and complete the ATPCA Graduate and Advanced Tennis Pro Presenter Training Courses in Sydney – dates to be advised.
  • The approved provider or their designated course presenter (if the provider is not the presenter) must deliver all ATPCA Coach Accreditation Courses as per the ATPCA Graduate and Advanced Tennis Pro ‘Course Delivery Manuals’ (provided to you by ATPCA National Office) and as presented to you during the ATPCA Presenter Training Course.
  • The approved provider and their designated course presenter (if the provider is not the presenter) must complete a face to face meeting with the ATPCA Committee representatives, in your chosen City/Region prior to formal appointment.
  • The approved provider and their designated course presenter (if the provider is not the presenter) must be or become a financial coach member of the ATPCA.
  • The approved provider and their designated course presenter (if the provider is not the presenter) must have a minimum accreditation of an ATPCA Advanced Tennis Pro or TA Club Professional equivalent accreditation or be prepared to attain such accreditation before appointment.
  • The approved provider must have a strong network between other coaches, clubs, associations with in the tennis community and be able to demonstrate this.
  • The approved provider must actively promote the ATPCA, its coach membership and their upcoming courses through their network channels and be able to demonstrate how you will do this.
  • The approved provider must currently be running their own tennis business/centre with a minimum of 3 other coaching staff/contractors who deliver a total of 50 or more coaching hours between them per week and be able to demonstrate this.
  • For a maximum of 19 days per year, the approved provider must have access to a minimum of 2 courts and an indoor room/space, within a 10km radius of a major CBD or equivalent for ATPCA course delivery. Please note: The court venue does need to be directly leased, owned or operated by you.

How to Apply

  1. Be sure to read the ‘ATPCA Training Provider Essential Criteria’ (above) to first determine your eligibility to apply.
  2. Complete the ‘ATPCA Training Provider EOI Application’ by clicking here .