Coaching - Junior

Saturday Programme
Throughout the year, the Saturday morning coaching programme runs from 9.30am to 1pm. Each session costs £3 for members and £5 for non-members.

  • 9.30am to 10.30am - mini red for kids between 4 and 8 years of age
  • 10.30am to 11.30am - orange and green classes which are for children aged 9 and 10
  • 11.30am to 1pm - yellow ball for children aged 11 and above, split by ability
  • The 12.30pm to 1pm slot is for matchplay and is included in the price of the 11.30am to 1pm session.

    Sessions are run by Head Coach John Howie alongside assistant coaches Derek Cranson and Grant Semple.

    John Howie, LTA Registered Professional
    John is a Pro Level 4 LTA registered coach and was head professional at Whitecraigs LTC for nearly 30 years.

    He has worked with players of all standards, from club level to international level, including the Davis Cup.

    John was the number one ranked singles player in Scotland and has represented his country on many occasions. He has won national championships on clay, grass and hard court.

    John is available to provide individual as well as group coaching to members of Kilmarnock Tennis Club. If you are interested, please email John at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone him on 07708 570 244.