Matthews resident Chris Hoshour recently attained one of the highest honors in tennis coaching circles.
On Aug. 1, the Professional Tennis Registry announced that Hoshour has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification: PTR Master of Tennis – Performance.
PTR Master of Tennis – Performance qualification matches the National Council on Accreditation of Coaching Education at Level 5, which is the highest in the sport. The standards are used by many other sports and education bodies in the United States and are recognized and endorsed by the United States Olympic Committee.
The Master of Tennis – Performance program is open to PTR members who hold a Professional rating, and is for those who are working with junior players who have potential, high-level college players and/or tour professionals.
With more than 14,000 members in 117 countries, PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
For more information, visit www.ptrtennis.org.