To become an Elite Professional, a USPTA member must be at least 22 years old, pass the written Elite exam, which covers business, programming, sport science and tennis operations, Elite stroke analysis exam and the Elite-level on-court exams. In addition, members must earn 16 specialty course and 24 APC credits. Elite Professionals are required to earn 6 credits every three years to maintain their membership. They commonly are considered for director of tennis or head tennis professional positions.
Loudoun County School Tennis Initiative with Julius Mashonganyika a United States Tennis Association U.S.T.A. High Performance Tennis Coach and a U.S P.T.A. Specialist in Competitive Player Development