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Instructor Certification Subsidies for All West Region OTA Clubs

Instructor Certification Subsidies for All West Region OTA Clubs
To All West Region OTA Clubs: Instructor Certification Subsidies

We are please to inform you that we have continued this program into a second year. Please circulate to all club members asap. 

Successful clubs require access to qualified staff.

This is a great opportunity for interested tennis players from the West Region to attend a Tennis Instructor Course within the Region instead of travelling to Toronto. This will allow candidate to complete their certification in time for the 2020 outdoor season. 

The course has been arranged as follows: 


February 29, March 1, 7 & 8, 2020 – 8 am to 6 pm

Course Facilitator - Scott Hurtubise



Cutten Club

Address: 190 College Ave. East Guelph ON N1H 6L3          (519) 824-2650



The cost includes instruction on and off the courts for all course days by an accredited Tennis Canada Course Developer, taxes, test fees, and a membership to Tennis Canada’s TPA. The regular cost is $599 (which you will need to pay initially upon completing the online registration). However, the first 12 registrants residing in the West Region and being OTA Club members, will be eligible to receive a subsidy of $200 from the West Region budget. The cost will be reduced to $399 (as you will receive a $200 cheque from the OTA after the course is successfully completed). 



Registration is done online so please go to the link in red below to do this.  Please remember that space in this course is limited, so register today to avoid disappointment. If you have further questions, contact Jay Neill at the OTA by email at or by phone 1-800-387-5066 ext. 1103.



  • All candidates need to be turning 16 or older within one year of the course start date and have a play level of at least a 3.0
  • Please note that those candidates who are 15 years old turning 16 within 1 year of the course can do all in-course testing. However, even if they have successfully completed all of the course elements, they won’t receive their Tennis Instructor certificate until their 16th birthday.
  • Please note that for those candidates who are 18 or older, it is mandatory for you to have a police check done.  If you register for this course, there is no cost to do this.  The check is good for 3 years and is a requirement by many tennis clubs looking to hire tennis pros. 

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