Coaching / Team News

Kirktonhill Lawn Tennis Club

Kirktonhill Lawn Tennis Club


Coaching

Junior Coaching


Due To Coronovirus Pandemic, all coaching is suspended till further notice. The following is for information only based on past years activities, please see Home page for updates or contact committee members for further details.


The club is committed to getting more local children and families involved in the sport and extends a very warm welcome to everyone to come along and see what we have to offer. We want to show that tennis can be great value, great exercise and great fun for the family.


The club's junior coaching goes from strength to strength. Up to 50 children attend the Saturday sessions on a regular basis. The club works closely with the WD Leisure Trust's Active schools team to promote tennis in local schools and the clubs coach, Douglas Mackechnie delivers coaching to participants of the Active School's Tennis Academy.


SATURDAY MORNINGS 

 

Mini Reds Group 1:  (Aged 9 and Under)                  10.00am  -  11.00am 

 

Mini Superstars       (Upper primary school age)       11.00am - 12.00 noon 

 

Yellow Ball Group    ( ages 12 +):                             12.00 noon – 1.00pm

 

PLEASE NOTE:  These age ranges are a guide only and the club coach may place children in a different group depending on individual ability.   

 

COST PER HOURLY SESSION:    £2.00 for club members aged 10 and under.

                                             £3.00 for club members aged 11 and over.

                                             £5.00 for all non-members.

                                                   

 Pay As You  Go.    No advanced booking or payments required. 

 

(exceptions may include summer camps or similar additional sessions)

 

 

JUNIOR  COACHING DATES, 2020 DATES TO BE CONFIRMED:

 

MARCH  - OCTOBER 2020.

 

If any changes are made to this schedule, the club will to give everyone 

as much notice as possible.

 

More information on our family tournaments and other events

will be circulated as the season progresses.

Douglas Mackechnie

Head Coach -

Level 3 LTA Coach

Adult Coaching


Coach Douglas Mackechnie will be providing coaching on Mondays during the lighter nights.


The session runs from 615pm – 7.15pm Ladies and Gents BEGINNERS/ IMPROVERS.


Costs £3.00 per session, paid on the night.  Racquets provided.


Anyone joining the club for the first time will get their first 6 sessions FREE.

 


Team News

April 2020

 

LADIES -

The Senior ladies team were unbeaten and start the new season in Division 3!  The squad includes Fiona MacDonald, Clare Donnelly, Marissa Gordon, Karen Haggarty (capt), Trish Cameron and Anna Currie. Also involved were Celia McKenna, Yvonne Gadsby-Turner and Karen Goodwin. 


GENTS -

The Gents team consolidated their place in Division 4 and will be eager to move up a division in the coming season. 



Ladies and Gents Teams Fixtures Calendar


SPRING/SUMMER  MATCH FIXTURES   -   2020

LADIES – Division 3A

 

DATES TO BE CONFIRMED

GENTS  - Division 4A

 

 DATES TO BE CONFIMRED

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