Code of Ethics for Coaches

Team JapanAn official ITF Code of Ethics for coaches was established in 1998 following extensive discussion by the ITF Coaches Commission.

The Code, which was produced in consultation with the ATP and WTA, is intended to provide a series of constructive guidelines to assist coaches in their profession and in particular, in situations that may have ethical implications.

The Code forms part of the ITF Coach Education Programme and is included in all ITF Coaches Courses including Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 coaches courses. National Associations are also encouraged to use the Code in their coach education programme and to ensure that coaches at all levels of the game sign up.

The Code is available in the form of a certificate in English, French and Spanish. National Associations requiring further information regarding the ITF Code of Ethics should email:


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