The Tennis Nova Scotia Spring 2022 Instructor Course is open for registration!


Instructors are trained to introduce players to the game using Progressive Tennis in group lessons (1.0 – 2.5 level) at tennis clubs, parks, community courts and in school gyms. The mission of the Instructor Course is to develop instructors who will stimulate players’ growth and retention, and promote tennis as a sport for life, by delivering a quality tennis program.


Commitment: 2 weekends (both weekends mandatory)

May 20-22 / June 10-12

Times: Fridays 5-8.30pm, Saturdays and Sundays 08.30am-5.30pm.
Location: Atlantic Tennis Centre, 50 Verdi Drive, Bedford NS. B4A 0C3
Cost: $400 per person (candidates responsible for own lunches)
Course Facilitators: Marijke Nel and Steve Mahar
Registration deadline: May 13th, 5pm
Minimum age: 16 years (may take the course at 15 years and be evaluated, but can
only be certified on 16th birthday)
Minimum skill level: 3.0


Cape Breton

May 27-29 / June 10-12 (100% attendance is mandatory)

Times: Fridays 5pm-8.30pm | Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am-5pm
Cost: $400 per person
Candidates are responsible for own lunches/ snacks/drinks – and will get a lunch break and tea breaks each day.


Club Pro 1 Course

Tennis Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that it will be offering a Spring 2022 Club Pro 1 course on the following dates (all weekends mandatory):  

May 13-15 / May 27-29 / June 17-19  

Time: 9am-5pm daily
Location: Atlantic Tennis Centre, 50 Verdi Drive, Bedford NS. B4A 0C3
Cost: $ 500 per person
Requirements: Instructor certification, 17 years minimum age, 4.5 skill level, 150 hours of working experience.
Registration deadline: April 29th, 5pm
Course Facilitators: Marijke Nel and Steve Mahar


Club Professional 1’s are trained with the skills required to become an entry level assistant pro at an indoor facility or community club leader. This course develops the skills and attributes required to deliver private and group lessons (1.0 – 3.5 level), design basic lesson content, run introductory programs (socials, round robins and tournaments) and provide solid customer service to members.