Florida High School Tennis Coaches Association

Welcome Florida High School Tennis Coaches Association coaches!

Human Kinetics Coach Education is excited to partner with the Florida High School Tennis Coaches Association (FHSTCA) to offer professional development opportunities to tennis coaches in Florida.

There are three levels of certification in the FHSTCA Tennis Team Coaching Certification Program:

Level One "FHSTCA Tennis Team Coach": Attend an in-person, three-day coaches workshop and pass the exam.
Level Two "Senior FHSTCA Tennis Team Coach": Complete Level One and accumulate 85 points from the professional development opportunities listed below.
Level Three "Master FHSTCA Tennis Team Coach": Complete Level One and accumulate 100 points from the professional development opportunities listed below.

Online courses are worth 10 points each. With Coaching Principles and Sport First Aid courses, you have the option of receiving the accompanying textbook as an e-book or as a paperback.
Coaching Principles online course (with e-book or with paperback)
Sport First Aid online course (with e-book or with paperback)
Coaching Tennis Technical and Tactical Skills online course (only available with paperback)
Coaching Youth Tennis online course (no print materials accompany this course)

Additional (non-course) resources for tennis coaches are listed below. Each is worth 5 points:
Tennisology
The Tennis Drill Book
Championship Tennis
Tennis: Steps to Success
Tennis Skills and Drills

Additional professional development opportunities are available to FHSTCA members. Click here for a comprehensive listing of courses and resources available to coaches through the program.

Contact information
Florida High School Tennis Coaches Association
Contact: Coach John L. Danise
Executive Director
164 Coply Terrace
Sebastian, FL  32958
Phone: 772-589-4278
Web: www.FHSTCA.org 


Human Kinetics Coach Education courses offered by FHSTCA for certification:

Coaching Principles

This online self-paced course includes the printed text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes age 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.

Coaching Principles with E-book

This online self-paced course includes the e-book Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition. Geared toward high school and club-level coaches (those who coach athletes aged 14 and older), the 20-unit online course challenges coaches to define their coaching philosophy, objectives, and style; enhance communication and motivational skills; become more effective teachers; and improve team, relationship, risk, and self-management skills. Coaching Principles covers the fundamentals of being a successful coach—on and off the field.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With this version of Coaching Principles, you'll receive the Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, textbook as an e-book that's accessible through the online course.

Coaching Tennis Technical and Tactical Skills online course with e-book

Human Kinetics Coach Education brings the hard court to your hard drive with Coaching Tennis Technical and Tactical Skills online course, geared toward tennis coaches of athletes 14 and older and those coaching higher-ability players ages 11 to 13.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course Online course suitable for training and certifying high school tennis coaches or for offering as a college course. Experienced youth tennis coaches will also find the course valuable in taking their coaching to the next level.

Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF

Our lowest-cost alternative for training coaches. Priced at $19.95 retail, this course is delivered entirely online. Our Coaching Youth Tennis book is delivered as a series PDF downloads within the course. Coaches are prompted to read excerpts prior to completing online course units and activities, and can print the PDFs for hard-copy reference. Volume discounts available. To place an order for more than one course, call 800-747-5698. For single orders, click on the icon below.
Version or Format Course Components
Coaching Youth Tennis - PDF No ancillaries; reading material is delivered as PDF downloads within the online course

Sport First Aid 5th Edition

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course With Print Materials With your course registration, you'll receive a hard copy of the text Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition, a valuable reference guide for seasons to come.

Sport First Aid 5th Edition with E-book

Provides high school and club coaches with action steps for the care and prevention of more than 110 sport-related injuries and illnesses. With Sport First Aid, you will be prepared to make critical decisions and respond appropriately when faced with medical emergencies.
Version or Format Notes
Online Course This version of the online course includes the Sport First Aid textbook in e-book format. The e-book is accessible from within the online course.