Coaching classes are a smash hit at Hayfield School

John Willis (right) and former Hayfield pupil Daniel Kiernan are pictured at Dan's International Tennis Academy in Spain.
John Willis (right) and former Hayfield pupil Daniel Kiernan are pictured at Dan's International Tennis Academy in Spain.
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HAYFIELD School are making a racket about their new tennis coaching classes - and have even secured the support of a famous former pupil.

The Auckley school has hired high performance coach John Willis to lay on weekly coaching sessions for juniors and seniors.

Willis, an LTA level five coach, recently accompanied pupils from the school to the international tennis academy in Spain ran by ex-Hayfield pupil Daniel Kiernan - a former junior world doubles champion.

Coaching at Hayfield is held on a Tuesday evening at 6.30pm for juniors and 7.30pm for adults.

The coaching fee is £6 per hour. Beginners are welcome.

For more information ring John on 07939 148603 or email Donnijonti@aol.com.

n Hayfield and Hill House have qualified for both the boys and girls Year 7/8 Doncaster schools finals to be held at Wheatley Hills Tennis Club on June 27.

Campsmount and Balby have also reached the finals of the boys event.

The winners of the Doncaster finals will go forward to area finals to compete for a place in the national finals.

Wheatley Hills’ Primary Schools Tennis Festival, meanwhile, takes place today at the Wheatley Hills club from 12-3pm.