Athlete & Student Safety Requirements

Requirements for all Certified Coaches in the USA

Thanks for helping us maintain a safe environment for our students. 

To be a PTR certified coach, you will need to successfully complete the following for which there is not charge:

  1. A criminal Background Screen or Check (required every two years);
  2. Complete Safe Play / Safe Sport Module; and
  3. Acknowledge the parameters required for providing a safe environment from the USTA Safe Play Policy. Once agreed, you will receive a Certificate of Completion to email to .

You can do these at no charge with the following instructions.

Log in to     

Click on the blue box that reads Get Safe Play Approved

You’ll see 4 steps for Safe Play and Background Check.  

After watching the 1.5 hour Safe Play video, you’ll get a certificate of completion that you need to forward to PTR.   
Then, move on to the Background check.  You need your driver’s license and SS # but it only takes about 15 minutes.  

You’ll get a Green Light Compliance Letter by email in about 2-4 days.  

Please email a copy of your completion email or certificate to the PTR office at