Becoming a tennis Court Supervisor

A Court Supervisor is an off court Official who supports the Referee with the running of larger tournaments. A Court Supervisor will be assigned a number of courts to watch and will help to ensure that play runs smoothly on these courts by handling any on court disputes as they arise and managing player behaviour using the code of conduct as necessary.  

How do I become a Court Supervisor?

To qualify as a Court Supervisor you need to complete a free online course. The course should take between 2.5 – 3 hours to complete.


  • Attendees must be a minimum of 16 on the first day of the course
  • No previous experience is required. However qualified Umpires and Referees can also attend the course.

Course structure

The course covers 6 modules:

  • The role of a Court Supervisor
  • Key skills and qualities for Court Supervisors
  • Key rules and procedures for Court Supervisors
  • The Code of Conduct
  • Line Call Disputes
  • Score Disputes

Course assessment

The course is assessed via a timed exam following completion of all 6 modules.