ABOUT GLENN IRWIN
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF KINDY TENNIS
Glenn Irwin returned to Australia in 2003 from 10 years of playing and coaching abroad. Glenn was highly rated Australian junior player and won a tennis scholarship to the University of Utah. There, Glenn played NCAA Division 1 College Tennis. Glenn also played 7 years of team tennis in Germany. Since then Glenn has had a distinguished coaching career. He is an ATP & WTA player coach and a certified tennis instructor with the United States Professional Tennis Registry. Glenn was the Director of Tennis at TC Rot Weiss Dusseldorf Germany, and a Tennis Professional at the prestigious Hong Kong Jockey Club. Glenn is currently the Director of Tennis at Noosa Springs & Director of Tennis at St Andrews Anglican College and has been instrumental in increasing the profile of tennis in the region.
Glenn has three children himself and understands the importance of coordinated physical activity and how beneficial it can be to the development of young minds and bodies.
Today, more and more children from Preschools, Daycares, Early Learning Centre and Kindergartens are enjoying the Kindy Tennis programs.
To this day, the best barometer of success is the feedback heard as children first experience Kindy Tennis. Invariably, the kids have a great time and it’s clear to parents, teachers and host organizations that the structured activities provide enrichment on several levels.