LAKE NONA, Fla. - Andrew Minnelli a certified member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), recently received recognition for outstanding participation in the association’s continuing education program.
Minnelli was awarded a Level 3 Certificate of Achievement for earning 171 credits in the association’s Career Development Program over a one-year period.
“As an association, we know that career development is vital to our tennis-teaching professionals and coaches,” said USPTA CEO John Embree. “Through our Career Development Program, we are ensuring all USPTA-certified members are equipped with the knowledge and skills to enhance their careers. To see our members taking advantage of those educational opportunities and striving to earn more than the minimum education requirement personifies a commitment to personal and professional excellence.”
USPTA members work as tennis and racquet sports directors, club managers, teaching professionals, and instructors at public and private tennis facilities. They serve as the sport’s primary delivery system of grassroots programs to grow the game and are a leading influence among recreational and competitive players for tennis equipment and services.
About the USPTA
Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide, the association raises the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and promotes a greater awareness of the sport.