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Robbie Wagner's Tournament Training Center

www.robbiewagners.com

Robbie Wagner’s, Long Island’s premier tennis training center has been in the Eastern section of the USTA for over 30 years. We not only teach the game of tennis…we live it. We are totally committed to helping every child strive to reach their full playing potential. We encourage players of all ages and levels to train with us.

Robbie Wagner’s stellar reputation speaks for itself within the tennis industry. We are totally committed to helping make your child be the best player that he or she can be and strive to help them reach their full potential. Our motivation for success and dedication to helping your children achieve their goals is unrivaled in the industry. The personal relationships that we form with parents help us guide you and your children in the right direction. Whether it's their first Level II tournament or a national event, we have the ability, experience and professional staff to help your child achieve success.

 

USTA High Performance Coaching Program

The USTA's Coaching Education Department is committed to offering coaches one of the highest-quality coaching education experiences in the world through participation in the USTA High Performance Coaching Program.

INCENTIVES FOR THE PROGRAM
The incentives for the coach who completes the program will be significant. They include: personal and professional growth, being involved in a program that is on the cutting edge of coaching, and becoming a part of a publicly recognized group of America’s leading coaches. In addition, we will provide ample opportunity for the high performance coach to interact and network with other leading coaches throughout the United States. We will offer ongoing continuing education through the monthly coaching education and sport science E-newsletter, event based programming and High Performance educational workshops and seminars throughout the year.

Our intent is to provide ongoing benefits to the high performance coaches who participate in the program. Our goal is to provide opportunities to help these coaches in their efforts to develop the next generation of American players.

United States Professional Tennis Association

Founded in 1927, USPTA is the world's oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals. With more than 15,000 members worldwide, USPTA offers more than 60 professional benefits to its members, including certification and extensive educational opportunities.

USPTA offers unequalled opportunities for tennis-teaching professionals to improve their teaching skills and increase their business knowledge. The Association also serves as a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experience among its members.

USPTA is governed nationally by a democratically elected Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The Executive Committee includes two officers from each of the association's 17 regional divisions, plus the eight-member national Board of Directors and three past presidents. All officers are elected by the membership through divisional and national elections. Various committees are appointed at both the national and divisional levels. The daily administration of USPTA is overseen by the CEO at the World Headquarters in Houston.

Approximately 13,500 USPTA members work in the United States. The rest represent more than 80 countries around the world.

Today's tennis teachers are expected to assume a variety of business and social responsibilities in addition to their traditional job functions. USPTA helps prepare its members to meet these challenges.

The majority of USPTA's membership consists of Professional-level members who work full time in the tennis industry. Professionals are rated at three levels, with Professional 1 being the highest, according to their scores on a five-part certification exam. USPTA Professionals have job titles including general manager, director of tennis, assistant professional and coach. They direct tennis businesses, develop tennis programming, oversee tennis operations, teach lessons and coach teams at all types of facilities, such as private and commercial clubs, public tennis centers and parks, colleges and schools.

A small and growing part of the membership includes Recreational Coaches, who are part-time teachers of tennis.