Kinsale Tennis Club offers all year round coaching facilities with programmes for senior and junior players of all levels.

Our coaching programme provides for fundamental tennis to advanced and competition stages, and our coaching staff are Tennis Ireland and TICA approved level 1 & 2 professional coaches.

Lessons are available on an individual (one to one) basis, for small groups of 2-6 players, and for larger groups of up to 8 players, and are offered as follows :

  • junior, at fundamental (beginner/intermediate), advanced, and competition levels
  • senior, at beginner/intermediate, advanced, and competition levels
  • ITN assessment and grading ; requirement for any player wishing to enter competitions
  • tennis conditioning & fitness

Free Saturday morning coaching for junior tennis players by club volunteers at 10.30 to 11.30 Bring your kids along to join in the fun with drills, matches and fun games with other junior tennis players. An opportunity for them to improve their skills and make new friends. Regular fun tournaments and post tournament parties.

Currently, Junior Coaching Lessons are offered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons at fundamental and intermediate levels. Private group coaching and individual coaching lessons are also available by request.

Please call, text, or email to enquire or book...

Maria Bolster
phone : 087 - 255 3810
email :
website :

Senior lessons are available by request from Maria Bolster and Pat McCrann. Performance coaching is offered for ITN10 through to ITN4 standards, including:

doubles drills and exercises

  • league team coaching
  • tactical/strategy coaching for tennis partners (2 or 4 players)

Available on request all year round... Please call, text, or email to enquire or book...


All our coaches are members of the Tennis Ireland Coaches Association (TICA), fully insured and fully compliant with KTCs Code Of Conduct and Child Protection Policies, as well as participants at club Junior and Senior Committee...

Maria Bolster is a registered level 2 coach with Tennis Ireland with over 25 years coaching experience in the United States, Spain, and Ireland. A former Irish number 1, Federation Cup player and Irish International at Junior / Senior levels, Maria developed her game playing Varsity Tennis in the US where she completed a BEd Physical Education degree.

As co-founder/director of the Bolster Tennis Camp, Maria has worked with players of all ages and ability levels throughout her career. As an advocate of the sport, she is committed on a professional basis to providing an overall coaching service that is designed to meet the needs of all tennis enthusiasts, whether it is playing to improve your fitness or your game, compete regularly or play just for fun...

Pat McCrann has worked within tennis for over 25 years, in clubs across counties Cork and Dublin as well as coaching in clubs across the United States.

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Maria Bolster

Maria Bolster

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Pat McCrann

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