Within the Coaching Module, you can create an LTA Youth Start course.
You will first need to head to Coaching Module within the Admin area and click on 'LTA Youth Start' programme.
Here, you will be taken to the following screen, where you can see a checklist that will need to be completed before you can create your first course.
A. Accept the Terms and Conditions (T&Cs)
B. Create A Stripe Account (to take payments)
Once you have completed these steps, your checklist will be at 100% and you will now be able to create your LTA Youth Start course.
Creating A Course
To create an LTA Youth Start course, you will first need to click on the 'Create new course' button.
Where you will be taken to following screen, where you will need to enter the course details.
You will then need to enter the following information.
The capacity can be any where between 5 and 16 players.
You will also be able to select if you want a manual or automatic waiting list for the course.
- Automatic - The next player on the TFK shared waiting list who meets the age criteria of a course will be automatically invited to a course when a space becomes available. The parent/guardian will receive an email prompting them to accept or decline the invitation. If they decline or fail to respond within 48 hours, the next player in line will be invited onto a course. If they accept they will be directed to the checkout page where they will need to provide further details and payment.
- Manual - Coaches will need to select the player they wish to invite from the waiting list and who meets the age criteria of the course. The parent/guardian will receive an email prompting them to accept or decline the invitation. If they decline the place or fail to respond within 48 hours, the coach will be prompted to invite another player. If they accept they will be directed to the checkout page where they will need to provide further details and payment.
In the next section, you will be able to choose if you want to receive a coaching promotional pack or not, and enter in the delivery address.
The cost of an LTA Youth Start course is £29.99 + £5 (P&P), this includes the money that you will receive for each participant, the LTA fee and the cost of the kit that each player receives.
You will be able to select if you would like players to join once the course has started.
Under 'Session Defaults', you will be able to select your Lead Coach and time for your LTA Youth Start course. The duration is set to 60 minutes, and you are unable to edit this.
LTA Youth Start allows you to provide an offer to help your players continue playing tennis once the course has finished. You can select your offer from the drop-down list.
Once you have completed the form, you will be able to save your course by clicking on the blue 'Save course' button at the bottom of the page where you will be taken to following screen.
The course is now available to book online.