Top Coach Contest

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Tennis Channel’s “TOPSPIN” is celebrating the best tennis coaches in America. Do you know a coach with an inspiring personality and a passion for teaching and growing tennis? If they’re at least 18 and currently certified by USPTA or PTR, nominate them today!

How It Works

STEP 1: Nominate your favorite tennis coach or teaching pro, (including yourself) from one of the five regions across the US.
STEP 2: The highest number of nominations, along with a panel of Tennis Channel judges, will determine the TOP 50 coaches (25 men & 25 women).
STEP 3: First round of fan voting will determine the top 10 FINALISTS (5 men and 5 women).
STEP 4: Final round of fan voting will determine America's Top Coach (1 male & 1 female).


Grand Prize winners will receive a $500 Amazon gift card and commemorative trophy. They’ll be featured on Tennis Channel,, in Tennis Magazine and TOPSPIN Newsletter.  In addition to all finalist prizing, Grand Prize winners will receive a lifetime of bragging rights! Top 10 FINALISTS will receive 1 year paid USPTA or PTR membership dues, plus Tennis Channel apparel, Amazon gift cards, and prize packs for their home clubs. TOP 50 Coaches will win a special edition TOPSPIN backpack.

Everyone Can Be a Winner

YOU can also be entered to win terrific prizes for participating in the voting rounds…so make sure to vote and share with all of your friends at!

Contest Schedule

FEB 22 – MAR 14: Nominations Open
MAR 15 – MAR 26: Review Period – Tennis Channel judges review nominations and confirm TOP 50 coaches.
MAR 29 – APR 11: Voting Round 1 – Vote to select the TOP 10 FINALISTS
APR 19 – MAY 2: Voting Round 2 – Final vote for America’s Top Coach!

Don’t forget to subscribe to TOPSPIN newsletter for contest updates and winner announcements, along with the latest tennis news, trending stories, challenging quizzes, and much more.

Contest Rules: 

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