PPTR is the largest organization of Platform tennis coaches, with more than 300 in its inaugural year. PPTR is the official education and certification organization of the APTA (American Platform Tennis Association) – the USA’s governing body of Platform Tennis. PPTR, which is part of the newly formed Professional Sports Registry (PSR), is dedicated to educating, certifying, serving, and inspiring platform tennis pros in order to grow the game.
The American Platform Tennis Association is a non-profit organization that governs the sport for its 26,000 members, which includes individuals, municipalities, clubs and leagues. With an annual operating budget of $1,000,000, the APTA sanctions more than 200 annual tournaments, including 47 National Championship events. The organization provides national rankings of its members; maintains the official rules and etiquette of the sport; administers the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame; regulates standards for balls, paddles and courts; manages its web site and produces Platform Tennis Magazine.