Chi Ly Named Professional Tennis Registry Member of the Year for the State of Florida
January 30, 2014
Written by: Michael Brown, Assistant A.D. for External Operations
HILTON HEAD, S.C.- Palm Beach Atlantic University men’s and women’s tennis head coach Chi Ly has been named the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Member of the Year for the State of Florida and will receive the award next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The award is presented to a PTR member in the United States who has shown a dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.
The PTR International Tennis Symposium includes over 40 on-court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament, and is being held February 20th in Hilton Head, S.C.
PTR certified, Coach Ly has been a member of the organization since 1993. He is entering his ninth season as head coach for the PBA tennis teams and has hosted two PTR Certification Workshops for his teams. He also supports PTR by bringing the teams to Hilton Head Island every March for Spring Tennis Fest. As a college coach, Ly is an advocate for education and professional development, an attribute in line with PTR’s focus on education for tennis teachers and coaches.
The Sailfish men’s tennis team is set to begin their season on Saturday, Feb. 1 versus Rollins College while the women’s team is slated to being their 2014 season on Sunday, Feb. 2 versus Ave Maria University.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,600 members in 121 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.