I've already given lessons to one of my friends and I've taken her from square 1 to about 3.0-3.5. I did it for free...but I'd like to do this as a part-time job.
How do I get a job as a coach?
For the record, I'm about 5.0-5.5 and I have a Bachelor's degree in English from UCLA.
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There are tons of those Euro accent pros on Los Angeles Craigslist! Some of them are actual ATP pros like Zack Fleishman. One said he was Fed's hitting partner. One was giving a "pay nothing fee" if you aren't satisfied.
I was hitting with Sampras' ex-childhood friend, a former touring pro. We looked over to the next court and saw probably the worst tennis coach ever.
Getting the PTA or PTR just is a good way to get insurance. They will help you learn how to structure a lesson & lessons plans. But remember what makes you a good pro is you & not how much information you can repeat from a book. :)