USPTA Companions with Three College PTM Applications


LAKE NONA, FL, June 6, 2023 — The USPTA is happy to announce partnerships with the skilled tennis administration (PTM) applications at Ferris State College, Hope Faculty and Methodist College.

Partnership requires a college to satisfy the USPTA’s requirements for schooling and certification of future tennis professionals. By way of coursework and on-court schooling, USPTA certification verifies to potential future employers that current graduates possess the required abilities to work as high-level tennis-teaching professionals.

“We have to have extra younger individuals who aspire to grow to be tennis-teaching professionals. The pipeline that Ferris, Hope and Methodist PTM applications present will assist fill that want and we’re delighted to solidify our partnership,” USPTA CEO John Embree stated.

The USPTA ensures partnered applications train college students abilities that employers extremely covet. College students from these applications are in demand by organizations looking for well-developed professionals and are sometimes introduced on as paid workers members or as interns whereas nonetheless within the PTM applications.

“We’re very excited to additional our relationship with the USPTA,” stated Scott Handback, Methodist College PTM program director and assistant professor within the Reeves Faculty of Enterprise. “Traditionally, our college students undergo USPTA certification and grow to be leaders within the group at numerous ranges. This relationship solely furthers our cooperation on producing the long run leaders within the racquet sports activities business.”

Methodist College’s PTM program is the most important in the USA, has a 100% job placement price following commencement and has produced greater than 300 alumni throughout its 40-year historical past.

“We’re very enthusiastic about this partnership. By partnering with the USPTA, our college students could have entry to so many persevering with schooling and networking sources, permitting them to be a step forward within the tennis business,” Adam Ford, Hope Faculty director {of professional} tennis administration, stated.

The Hope Faculty PTM program boasts a 100% job placement price that sees 70% of scholars purchase job presents previous to commencement.

“Ferris State College’s PTM program is worked up to be endorsed by the USPTA! The Ferris State College PTM program has ready passionate younger adults for careers within the racquet sports activities and enterprise industries for greater than 35 years. We’re thrilled to have the USPTA on board with us as we proceed to supply the subsequent era of business leaders,” Michael Janz, Ferris State College PTM assistant director stated.

Ferris State College’s PTM program was the primary in the USA to be accredited by the USPTA, and it awards its graduates with a level in enterprise with a selection of minor.

College students enrolled at partnered universities qualify for discounted USPTA membership charges and can bear all degree one and degree two schooling elements to grow to be Licensed Professionals with the USPTA.




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