About the TPA

The Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) is a member-based association devoted to growing the profession of tennis coaching throughout Canada. The TPA was developed by Tennis Canada for Canadian certified Instructors, Coaches, and Club Professionals. Since its inception in 2004, the TPA has grown from 800 members to over 3300.

Purpose: To grow the sport and profession of tennis throughout Canada, by providing certification, professional development and services to our members.

Vision: To be the recognized industry leader in certifying, educating, servicing, and supporting tennis professionals in Canada

Mission: To support our members in their contribution to the growth of tennis in Canada

Values: Excellence, Professionalism, Passion, Service and Integrity

Use of Funds:

All funds raised from the membership will go directly back into coaching development, including:

  • Operation of the TPA
  • Development of coaching-related resources
  • Professional development opportunities including conferences and seminars
  • Training of coaches through the certification program (club pro stream and coaching stream)
  • Improving communication with instructors/coaches/and pros in Canada


TPA Member Benefits

TPA members benefit from a variety of resources, regular communication, liability insurance, discounted products, services and events. To view a complete list of benefits offered to TPA Members, click here.


TPA Active Certified Clubs & Coaches   

  • To view the list of active certified coaches, click here.
  • To view the list of year round facilities with fully active staff, click here.



Annual Membership Fees

Level 1:  $60 + HST

  • Instructors       

Level 2: $95 + HST

  • Club Pro 1’s (formerly Coach 1) 
  • Coach 2’s
  • Coach 3’s
  • Coach 4’s
  • Coach 5’s
  • Club Pro 2’s
  • Club Pro 3's                            



TPA Access Pass: $105 + HST

  • This pass does not provide full membership to the Association. A person with this 'pass' will be able to view all resource materials available on the site, including on-line video lessons, articles, interviews, and various other resource materials.  The Access Pass does not allow holders to purchase products from our sponsors (Wilson, Head, Tennis Magazine, etc.).
  • It is designed specifically for coaches outside of Canada, parents, and others, interested in the latest information and trends in coaching both in Canada and internationally.


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