The Tennis Professional Association (TPA) is Tennis Canada’s Coaching Development arm and strives to be a world leader in the coaching profession through world-class training and support.

The TPA is a member-based association devoted to growing the game and profession of tennis coaching throughout Canada, by providing customized, competency-based, cutting-edge and on-going coach education and resources to develop and support tennis instructors, club professionals and coaches across the country.

The TPA and the Provincial Tennis Associations work together to deliver the coaching education program, which is part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) under the leadership of the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC).

Additionally, the TPA is among the very few national tennis associations in the world that have received a “Gold Standard” recognition from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for demonstrating the highest standard of coaching development and certification course.

Consult the links below to learn more about the TPA and its services.

About the TPA & Its Membership

Learn about the TPA, its membership benefits, and find active certified coaches and year-round facilities with fully-certified staff across Canada.

Coaching Development System

Learn about the values and the core areas and principles constituting the Canadian Coaching Development System. 

Becoming a Coach

Live your passion and share your love for tennis with others. Learn how to become a coach to start this rewarding career.

Find & Register for Courses/Seminars

Enrol in cutting-edge coaching certification courses and workshops and take your coaching skills and career to a whole new level.


Access world-class coaching resources and stay on top of your player development and program delivery.

Online Professional Development Courses

Select the topic that interests you and advance your coaching knowledge and skills wherever you are and whenever you want.

Quality Standards for Kids Tennis

Learn how to raise the quality and consistency of children’s tennis programs and be known as the deliverer of quality programs.

Safeguarding Tennis

Join the Responsible Coaching Movement and help to create SAFE and FUN sport environments for both players and coaches.