(The following is a press release from the City of Laurel.)
Jesse Husband of Laurel, MS has completed the education requirements and passed all parts of the exam to earn Professional Tennis Registry's Level 1 Certification to teach tennis for 10 & under. Husband completed a comprehensive on court and written examination administered by PTR to earn the rating of Associate Instructor. He is currently working for the Laurel Parks & Recreation Department.
"I am excited to bring a fresh perspective for the youth of Laurel and Jones County. Tennis is fun for kids of all ages and levels and provides many social opportunities and I want to see more kids involved and make the Laurel Sportsplex a destination for tennis tournaments and competitive play," Husband said.
PTR is the first organization to offer five distinct education and tennis teaching certification pathways: 10 & under, 11 to 17, Performance, Adult Development and Senior Development.