[tennisbiz] Teaching students
Most state high school associations, public and private, have pretty strict
rules regarding length of season and the ability to work with those players
out of season. If you are a teaching professional and charging for the
lessons and working with only a percentage of your entire team, then most
state associations allow that. Most however, do not allow a high school coach
to work with players for free in the off season.
This is the same in NCAA Division II collegiate tennis. I would check
with your state high school association to see what the ruling is regarding
that situation. Also make sure you have all your facts straight, since you
may become a 'whistleblower'.
Also understand that if a player is unwilling to pay for the extra help
in the offseason and understands your credentials, then he/she must not be
that committed to the excellence you wish for you program. I have found
people put their money where their heart and beliefs are in most cases.
Head Women's Coach, Queens College (NC)
Owner, Palmetto Tennis Academy
Received on Wed May 16 2001 - 10:12:52 CDT