JACKSON, Mississippi, June 13, 2017 – One of Grenada’s most decorated female tennis players and coach of the Jackson State (Tigers) Tennis Teams Lois Alexis is now a certified Level 1 tennis coach.
Alexis earned the rating of “Professional” after completing her on-court and written examinations which is administered by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR).
With the Professional certification, Lois Alexis can now teach tennis to players from age 11 to 17.
“It’s an honor being a Certified Professional Coach and to be among other top level qualified coaches world wide” says Alexis speaking to SISR. “I think it’s a good thing to have this certification to apply what I have learned to day to day activities in my profession.”
The rating she received in the written, skill and teaching categories was Professional which is one level below “Master” and Alexis has plans of pursuing the master level certification in the near future.
The course was conducted at Jackson State University were several other coaches participated.
It is hoped that this new accomplishment will assist the young coach in her overall development in the sport.
“I believe that there is always room for improvement in whatever you do and this is just a step in the right direction for my career. I love new knowledge and this is what I received from the course.”
Lois Alexis is currently the head coach of the Jackson State Tigers Male and Female Tennis Teams and has made it to two consecutive SWAC Championships final.