Something for Everyone.

Whether it's junior, senior, social, or league tennis, we have options and opportunities for all players. Find out more below.

Junior Tennis

Insipring and training our youngest players. MLTCC has over 400 junior members, playing all year round. We boast a strong coaching programme that offers all inclusive coaching for all levels - from learners to competitive players. The club has teams that compete in the Leinster and DLTC Junior Leagues and the Stars and Stripe League.

Coaching is available for 6-18 year olds and we have implemented the Tennis Ireland Development pathway into all our coaching plans. All coaches running our sessions are Tennis Ireland Qualified. 

Senior Tennis

A thriving adult programme. We offer numerous adult coaching sessions throughout the week, catering to members of all standards, from beginners to experienced players competing in club leagues. Our 10 Tennis Ireland Qualified coaches also offer individual coaching. Sessions are designed to help members improve their skills and enjoy the game of tennis even more.

We have teams in every DLTC league, providing plenty of opportunities for members to compete and hone their skills. Our league players include previous Irish and Davis cup representatives.

Social Tennis

Make friends, have fun, play tennis. Our social events include our popular annual dinner dance, as well as casual events like barbecues and quiz nights. We also have a social morning on Mondays and a social evening on Fridays, where members can come together for friendly games of tennis and socialising.

Meet our coaches

Our friendly and knowledgeable coaches are all Tennis Ireland Qualified.

Alex Watt

Director of Tennis

With almost 17 years of coaching experience including 12 years as Head Coach at Hilden Tennis Club, I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to my role at club. As a Tennis Ireland qualified coach, my main focus is on providing exceptional coaching and guidance to players of all ages and skill levels. My goal as Director of Tennis is to create a vibrant and engaging tennis program at Malahide. I'm beyond excited and honoured to be part of the Malahide Tennis community.

Colin O'Brien

As Head Coach of the Under 18 High-Performance Group at Tennis Ireland for five years, Colin played a pivotal role in nurturing emerging talents and helping them reach their potential. Notably, he guided Georgia Drummy to a top 200 ITF Junior ranking and a place in the Australian Open Juniors in 2016, underscoring his coaching prowess. His coaching resume includes mentoring 3 players to ITF Under 18 singles titles and contributing to 5 players' Irish National Team Call-ups.

Ciarán Cunningham

Ciarán is a level 3 Tennis Ireland coach who has a vast range of experience teaching tennis to juniors and seniors in numerous clubs in Dublin. With 15 years experience and a strong passion for helping players improve, Ciaran is dedicated to making a positive impact on each players’ tennis journey. Ciarán has been teaching tennis as part of MLTCC’s coaching team for over 10 years.

Liz Ford

Liz is seasoned tennis coach and an accomplished international tennis player who brings a wealth of experience to Malahide Tennis Club. With a career-high singles ranking of 118. She boasts impressive achievements, including reaching the semi-finals at the Italian Open and clinching victory at the German Open in the doubles category. Liz has also qualified for prestigious Grand Slam tournaments, including Wimbledon, Australia Open, French Open, and US Open in both singles and doubles events. Her passion for the sport and her remarkable track record makes her an invaluable asset to our club.

Stephen Watters

Stephen's coaching career spans positions at renowned clubs across Ireland, including Windsor Tennis Club, David Lloyd Leisure, Hawarden Tennis Club, and CIYMS Tennis Club. He established SWAT (Stephen Watters Academies of Tennis) across Northern Ireland. Today, Stephen contributes his expertise to Malahide Tennis Club, fostering enduring relationships and respect among the club's coaching team and members.

Gary Kilduff

Gary brings over 15 years of coaching expertise to the tennis world. He has been an integral part of Malahide Tennis Club for many years, contributing significantly to both the coaching staff and the club's vibrant tennis community. Gary's coaching background is complemented by a remarkable playing career. As an accomplished DLTC Men's Premier League player, Gary's playing and coaching experiences converge seamlessly.

Paul McCormick

Paul McCormick is a dedicated tennis coach with a Level 2 ITF Tennis Ireland coaching license. With a wealth of experience, he has successfully coached adults, juniors, and conducted group coaching sessions. His coaching journey has taken him to well-known clubs like Templelogue Tennis Club and Malahide Castle. At Malahide Tennis Club, Paul offers individual lessons to club members, providing personalized guidance to enhance their tennis skills and enjoyment of the game.