unior Tennis Lessons


Our new junior member coaching term will commence on the weekend of Friday 29th September 2023. Lessons will take place again on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. This is an eight week term which will run from late September to early December with a mid-term break for the October weekend.


  • Children must be CIAC club members to take part in the coaching programme.

  • Coaching programme will start on Friday 29th September and lessons will take place on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, as per last term.

  • Squad sessions for the more advanced players will commence on Saturday 30th September and will be split into 3 groups this term. Please note the new time slots for squads.

  • Each group’s coaching day and time are listed on the booking form.

  • Cost for 8 week term (one hour lessons):- €55 for first child, €45 for second child and €35 for third child.

  • Cost for Squads:- €75 for full 8 weeks, €55 for 2nd child. Please note that these sessions are for yellow ball players and places are limited. For new players interested in joining this group please contact Sinead (087 7682731) for assessment.

  • This term we will continue with our ‘Kinder Tennis’ for 3-5 year olds, which will take place on Sundays from 12.00 noon to 12.30 and the cost is €30 for the term.

  • This term there will be a new Beginner Teenagers group, which will take place on Sundays from 12.30 to 1.30pm
  • Discounts apply to 2nd and 3rd children from the one family for all lessons and full-term squad sessions.

  • Please read code of conduct below before signing up to Lessons.

Below is the coaching calendar showing dates, times, age groups and ball colours. Also shown below, for information, is the Tennis Ireland ball colour information chart.

If you have any queries in relation to junior tennis coaching please contact Sinead (087 7682731).

CIAC Junior Tennis

Code of Conduct (please read before signing up).

Coaching Schedule

Head Coach – Sinead Dunne

Sinead Dunne is our Tennis Ireland Head Coach.

Sinead has over 15 years experience coaching tennis and has coached numerous provincial and national players. Sinead is the current Connacht Performance Director and has been hugely involved with the Munster performance team over the last 5 years. Sinead recently received the ‘Munster Tennis Coach of the Year award for 2021’.

Known for technically and tactically knowledge she was the non playing captain for the winning u14 interpro team 2017 and the winning non playing captain for the senior team 2018 when munster won the triple for the first time. Sinead has also been non playing captain for Junior Irish teams travelling abroad. With a huge love of schools tennis Sinead has coached many teams to munster school success.

Tennis Ireland Ball Colour Guide