Tennis Coaching

Tennis Coaching 2023-01-07T11:02:33+00:00

Our award-winning tennis coaching programme runs throughout the year, structured around school terms. This programme includes free coaching sessions for all members during school terms, along with additional pay-to-play squads for mini and junior members.  Our adult and junior programmes operate to a single, common, ethos built around doubles play, which feeds into our adult teams.

Giffnock operates a 7-day per week coaching programme, branded as #TeamGiffnock.  From teaching basic coordination skills through to developing players at national level, our talented team of coaches have a proven track record of delivering for everyone.

BlockFrom / To
Autumn Coaching BlockOctober - December
Winter Coaching BlockJanuary - Easter
Summer Coaching BlockEaster - June
Back to School BlockAugust - October


All coach led sessions for adults are free of charge to full senior members of the Club and are available during school terms. Coaching programmes have now largely returned to pre-pandemic “turn up and play”.

Monday9:30am – 10:30amAdult Cardio Tennis
Monday8:00pm – 9:00pmAdult Improver Coaching
Tuesday1:00pm – 2:00pmLunchtime Matchplay
Tuesday7:00pm – 8:30pmMen's Team Training
Tuesday7:00pm – 8:00pmAdult Cardio Tennis
Wednesday7:00pm – 8:30pmLadies Team Training
Thursday7:00pm – 8:00pmAdult Beginner Coaching
Thursday8:00pm – 9:00pmAdult Improver Coaching
Thursday7:00pm - 10:30pmSenior Social Tennis
(turn up and play)
Saturday2:00pm - 5:00pmSenior Social Tennis
(turn up and play)
Sunday7:00pm - 9:00pmSenior Social Tennis
(turn up and play)

Mini/Juniors: Pay-per-play Coaching

We have a comprehensive tennis coaching programme for our mini and junior members. This all runs under a common #TeamGiffnock ethos, with two principle streams based on members’ playing standards – Club and Compete. Please check with our Coaching Team which stream your child falls under. Invitation to these sessions are sent out ahead of each coaching block. Most sessions are charged at £5 per hour.


Wednesday4:00pm - 5:00pmRed P1 & P2
Wednesday4:00pm - 5:00pmGirls squad
Wednesday5:30pm - 6:30pmOrange/Green Club
Wednesday6:00pm - 7:00pmJunior Team Training
Thursday4:00pm - 5:30pmOrange / Green Team
Friday4:00pm - 5:00pmRed P1 & P2
Friday5:00pm - 6:00pmRed P3 & P4
Friday6:00pm - 7:00pmYellow Club


Compete sessions are by invitation.  Please speak to a coach for details.

Juniors: Free Weekend Coaching Camps

Coaching is held on Sunday afternoons during school terms. Weekend coaching is age appropriate, free to members on a “turn up and play” basis.

Saturday9:00am-10.00amP4 Orange Ball (2014/2015)
Saturday10.00am-11.00amP5 Green Ball (2013)
Saturday11.00am-12.00pmP6 & P7 Yellow Ball
Saturday12.00pm-1.00pmS1 to S4 Yellow Ball

Mini: Free Weekend Coaching Camps

Coaching is held on Saturday afternoons during school terms. Weekend coaching is age appropriate, free to members on a “turn up and play” basis.

Saturday1:00pm - 1:55pmPrimary 1 (2018)
Saturday2:00pm - 2:55pmPrimary 2 (2017)
Saturday3:00pm - 3:55pmPrimary 3 (2016)

If a child member is a January or February birth, or deferred a year, they should attend their Primary school class session – year of birth does not matter as much as playing with their friends.

Holiday Camps

Holiday camps for school age children and provided by our coaching team, as an added value service.  These typically operate during Easter, Summer and October Week holidays, Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm, except during our Giffnock Open week.

Online Coaching

There is a range of digital coaching content on offer to members  in the Members’ Area.


Private lessons

If you have any queries on these coaching classes, or for private lessons, please contact any of the coaches

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  • 3 Mini Tennis Courts
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