Coaching is available to all junior members of Rathgar Tennis Club aged 5 plus. The junior programme is divided into three terms and has its holidays following school breaks.

  • Classes are held between 3 and 7pm on weekdays and 12 to 7pm on Saturdays.
  • Groups are based on both AGE and STANDARD.  Assessments are undertaken by the Junior Coach to ascertain which class a junior should join.
  • Rathgar Tennis Club follows the ITF Tennis 10's initiative, which means that we use low bouncing balls and short courts for juniors learning tennis. See ITF Play and Stay Programme.
  • Non members are invited to avail of one term of coaching, however, to continue in the coaching programme they must become members of the club.

 All coaching enquiries to Dympna on 087 9368853.


Main Coaching Programme - September 2017

Start Date: Monday 11th Septemebr 2017

Term Length:  Last day or term is Saturday 2nd December for Main Programme and Saturday 16th December for Squads

Mid Term Break: Week of 30th October

Cancelled Classes: Any classes cancelled will be made up at the end of term 1. Details of make up class dates and times are available on the members section of this website - under Junior Coaching Cancellations.

Costs: Details available here  for members

 Non member fees available on application.

Assessments: Please contact Dympna on 087 9368853 to make an appointment for an assessment to join the programme


Junior Squads

The Junior Committee is delighted to report that there are now 3 squads times depending on age and standard. The squads offer consistently high quality coaching and training.

The squads train for 6 hours per week and are trained by Jamie Pilkington, Dara McLoughlin and Karl Bosnjak.




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