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Ritter Park tennis pro earns certification

Jun. 16, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- James Kent, head tennis pro at the Ritter Park Tennis Center, received "11 to 17 Certification" in the Professional Tennis Registry.

Kent participated in a workshop that educates coaches on how to create an environment in which young people can play and enjoy tennis.

The workshop includes communication and organization skills suitable for different ages in both group and individual lessons.

A comprehensive examination is used to determine each member's rating. Kent received the Professional rating.

PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.

Kent adds this certification to his USTA and USPTA resume, making him highly qualified to teach and coach players of all ages.

For more information or to inquire about lessons, contact the Ritter Park Tennis Center at 304.696.5926 or log on to ghprd.org.