Frequently Asked Questions

AATC – Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches Pty Ltd is the leader in Coach Education in Australia. We have headquarters all over Australia, Sth East Asia, Europe, and the UK.

AATC is an official Institute of the ESTESS Athletic University which is accredited by GroupESTESS

AATC Coaching Qualifications are issued under the endorsement of GroupESTESS.

We are also endorsed by Tennis Australia which means our coaches are able to access the Sporting Schools program through the Australian Sports Commission.

We have provided Coach Training to thousands of coaches all over the world.
We not only offer courses, but we offer a commitment to help you get into gainful employment through our unique mentoring program which helps us stand out from the rest.

Our courses are delivered by Industry Leaders. All of them own and operate their own Coaching Business, meaning they are in the best position to impart their expertise to provide you with the tools, skills, knowledge, and resources to confidently coach in real-life situations.

How to Enrol? You can send us a message here or call +61 407 697 941 or +61 3 9350 2228

The AATC was established in 2010 in order to introduce Quality Coach Education in an area that was lacking in Australia. In 2013, AATC branched out to Sth East Asia and has not looked back with Headquarters in 9 countries.

AATC – Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches is a global company that brings the world of tennis together.

Learn Locally, Teach Globally. Through our endorsements and leadership within the industry, the AATC is made up of passionate tennis people from all over the world.

Made up of local teaching professionals and international coaches/players (both current and former), the wealth of knowledge and experience is extensive.

AATC is truly an International Qualification and the reason more and more coaches are choosing the AATC.

Our pathway is easily the most extensive program in the world.

From an introductory Level O Modified Sports Course for the Sports enthusiast, there are a further 10 levels as part of our extensive Coach Education Pathway.

• AATC O –Mod Sports and Mod Tennis Programs Tennis Coach
• AATC 1 – Development Tennis Coach
• AATC 2 – Advanced Tennis Coach
• AATC 3 – Elite Performance Coach
• AATC 4 – Master Coach – Training & Assessment- Coach the Coach
• ESTESS 5 – Diploma – Sports Mentor – Tennis
• ESTESS 6 – Advanced Diploma – Sport – Tennis
• ESTESS 7 – Degree – Sports Coursework – Major Tennis
• ESTESS 8 – Honours Degree – Graduate Sports
• ESTESS 9 – Masters – Sports Coursework or Research – Major Tennis
• ESTESS 10 – Diplomate – Specialised Research Skills – Profession in Sport/Tennis

We also offer Pickleball and Stringing Certifications.
• PBLAATC1 – Pickleball Development Coach
• APRSA Quality Stringer / Elite Stringer

We most definitely do.
We call it RPL – RPL means Recognition of Prior Learning. The AATC recognizes the important life skills and life experience plays in the ability to deliver high-quality holistic training. We also look at what other transferable skills you may have developed in other life experiences. In line with our Competency Based Training Courses, we understand the journey you have been on. As a result, we will streamline the assessment process for you in order to obtain your AATC Qualification Certificate and the benefits that come with it.
We understand that many people have been on different paths in life and there are many ways to get to the destination we want.
You can find more information here

Yes. Many of our members have more than one Qualification.

We understand the AATC Qualification is much sort after one. We will do our very best to make the transition smooth and trouble-free so that you can enjoy our many benefits.

For coaches with equivalent qualifications, we waive the RPL fee.

The AATC and Tennis Australia are the two main Quality Coach Education Providers in Australia. There are several others overseas.

We encourage our members to consider both a TA and AATC Course to further develop their skills and knowledge.

The AATC Courses have been scrutinised by the Australian Governing body – Tennis Australia.

We would like to thank the Coach Development team at Tennis Australia (TA) for working with the AATC to map our Course. As a result, we can confirm TA has recognised this course for the purposes of the Sport Australia’s Sporting Schools program. The AATC is proud to be recognised by our governing body within Australia and this recognition means any coach who successfully completes our Coaches Course is eligible to become an endorsed Sporting Schools deliverer. Thank you Tennis Australia.
This is just another example of the AATC working with and not against other Coach Education providers.

Our annual membership provides great value for money at $220 AUD. With different pricing for our overseas countries you can renew your International membership here

Some of our benefits include $30 Million in Public Liability and $10 Million in Professional Indemnity Insurance. Online Resources, Internship programs, Global Networking. An Internationally recognized and endorsed Qualification to name a few things.

Membership Benefits can be found here