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PASSAGES - Women's Mentorship Program


The Ontario Tennis Association has partnered with Inspire Through Sport to deliver the PASSAGES Women's Mentorship Program. PASSAGES is a 10-month program (March 2022 to December 2022) which will provide training, mentorship, leadership development and certification to 30 girls and women ages 15+ in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Program participants will be certified in either Tennis Instructors or Introduction to Officiating. Group classes/seminars led by industry experts will provide knowledge and training in goal setting, discipline, safe sport, work-life balance, financial management, career planning, on-court skills development and so much more.


  • Cost: $150

    • Includes the certification course (Coaching or Officiating) and ALL program content (approx. 60 hours of mentorship/training, assignments and worksheets).​

  • The program is delivered via 50% online sessions and 50% in person regroupings.

  • Additional development opportunities will be available to all participants through apprenticeship placements with the OTA and affiliated community tennis programs.

  • All in-person components and apprenticeship placements will be located in the Greater Toronto Area.

  • All participants must adhere to the OTA's Vaccination Policy.

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 20th, 2022 @ 11:50pm EST.

  • APPLY ONLINE HERE (Note: Google/Gmail account needed to access the form)


Minimum Age

  • 15 years old

Level of Play:

  • ​Officiating Stream: All levels accepted

  • Coaching Stream: 3.0 or higher (Note: a video demonstrating your execution of skills (forehand, backhand, serve, volley) will be required on the application).

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PASSAGES is made possible thanks to the support of the
Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), a leading grant-maker in Canada.