On Monday 11 March, at Ferryden Primary school – with sponsors Guthrie Brothers for the Montrose Tennis Taster schools winter coaching programme. Attending were Derek Mitchell, Director Guthrie Bros, Sports Coordinator Jamie McLaren, Tennis coach Graeme Walker, LTA Level one coach Ona Ramsay and Rhona Alston, President of Tennis Tayside.
Guthrie Brothers have sponsored this programme for over 10 years and it is now firmly established in the school and Montrose Tennis Club calendars. It provides free coaching for over 350 children aged between 7 – 9 years across 12 different primary schools within the Brechin and Montrose school cluster areas. Mrs Alston said that the people of Montrose have supported the tennis club’s efforts over many years and Guthrie Brothers commitment to sponsoring the winter programme is a very important element in encouraging young people into sport.
The day was great fun as usual and there are two tennis festivals coming up next Monday – the Brechin cluster and the following Monday the Montrose cluster.