USPTA and PTR coaches can earn 3.5 hours of education credit.
Todd Kros – Kros was a top-ranked national junior and NCAA Division I tennis player and is currently the assistant coach of the Blacksburg High School (Va.) Boys Tennis team. After a more than 25 year career in service to the US ARMY, Todd Kros moved to the New River Valley of Virginia in the summer of 2017. For the previous 10 years, he taught tennis clinics and private lessons and he hasexperience coaching all levels, from beginners to national level competitors. He has two sons currently playing for the Virginia Tech Men’s tennis team (and both played High School Tennis).
Tom Anderson – Recognized as an outstanding No-Cut High School Coach, Anderson is about to embark on his eleventh season as the head coach for the Western Branch High School (Va.) tennis team. His teams have won the Southeastern District four of the last six years (including last year) and reached the 6A state semifinals in 2014. Anderson never cuts a player, realizing long ago what a positive impact playing tennis can have on the life of a young player regardless of their level. His teams usually average 15 players; one year he had 25.
Sid Newcomb – Newcomb was named the National Head Tester for the United States Professional Tennis Association. After a lengthy tenure as the director of a private club in California, he relocated to Lake Nona, Fla., for his new position at the USTA National Campus. Sid played collegiate tennis at Brown University and had a short stint on the pro tour before beginning his coaching career in 1990. He has coached numerous top professionals and collegiate players and loves teaching all ages and abilities.
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