Coaching at Kippen Tennis Club

Coaching is discounted and for members only.

If you are signed up for a coaching block please ensure your membership is also in place.

This is easy to setup through our website and starts from as little as £35 a year for an Under 12 member. Membership payments can be spread over 4 monthly installments too.

We are sure you will enjoy the coaching!

Richard Knapman (Head Coach)

Richard Knapman is a fully licensed LTA tennis coach. Richard is passionate about the sport and is a driven coach who is constantly seeking new ways of improving coaching. His ambition is to help tennis players of all levels to reach their full potential.

Richard achieved his first LTA tennis coaching award at the age of 15 and represented the North of Scotland senior county team as a teenager. He went on to study Banking and Finance at Loughborough University, where he captained his University tennis team. After a career in the City, Richard returned to coaching.

He has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Coaching and is in the process of completing his MSc at the University of Stirling. Richard has played with many ‘greats’ of the game, including Bjorn Borg and Ilie Nastase. His coaching philosophy is based on creating a positive and encouraging environment for players of all standards and ability.


Mark Quinn (Coaching Liaison Officer)

Mark is a long time member of Kippen Tennis Club and has also held the positions of Treasurer and President in the past. Most agree that he is probably the best and most productive President that the club has ever had.


Alex Gibb, Edward Boyd, Harry Robb, Murray Gibb, James Warwick

Our assistant coaches have all benefitted from Kippen Tennis Club coaching over the years.

Alex has level 1 LTA qualification. 



If you are unsure of what class best to book onto, select the option you think is most suitable - this means you are booked onto the block, and we can discuss if you think a different class might better suit your ability.