Coaching Team

Meet the DPTC Coaches

All DPTC Coaches are available for private coaching. Please contact coaches directly for details.

Hugh O'Loughlin (BA) - Level 2 Coach
Hugh has over 30 years experience as a Tennis coach and is a Tennis Ireland educational tutor and FETAC tutor.
Hugh runs Hugh's Tennis Academy.
He is an Ex. Class 1 player and currently playing league for the club

Hugh O'Loughlin 0860271320
Inge Commissarise (BA)- Level 1 coach
Inge is a fully qualified Tennis Ireland coach. As a player Inge has represented both Holland as Ireland internationally, winning the Golden Medal in the ITF Doubles Veterans World Championships in Mallorca in 2009. She played in the Four Nations in 2011 representing Ireland in Cardiff, Wales. 
She graduated in Law from the University of Utrecht and attained her coaching qualification Level 1 in Holland to make her dream come true: to combine her love of tennis and teaching to help and support kids and adults at all levels to reach their potential in a fun, friendly and safe environment. 

Tel: 0872641735
Ann-Marie Breen - Level 1 Coach
With over 20 year experience both as a Class 2 League player and level 1 Professional coach, Ann-Marie believes that learning about tennis should be informative and fun. She provides coaching for all ages and abilities, from beginner up to intermediate standards. She also specialises in teaching tennis for visualisation during coaching.

AnneMarie 086 8425957
Steven Murtagh - Level 1 Coach
Stephen Murtagh has been a level 1 coach since 2013 and certified Tennis Ireland Director Of Tennis since 2015. Prior to gaining his level 1 qualification he worked as assistant to Derek Healy at Shankill LTC. Since then he worked at a number of clubs in south Dublin where he coached all levels from ages 4 upwards to adult class 6 and 7 league teams before moving to Donabate in 2016. Stephen currently plays league tennis for the club and is available for private lessons.

Stephen can be contacted at 0870552623 or
Ana Penado - Level 1 Coach
Ana is an enthusiastic Level 1 coach with over 8 years experience with beginner and intermediate all age players (group & private). She is also a certified Level 2 tennis instructor running regular programs for adults, as she believes is a great way to train for tennis and a good workout.
She is a racket sports lover, being a junior table tennis number 3 in her home town in Spain.
As a tennis player she stated playing as a junior and is currently a regular singles & doubles league player.
Ana Penado 087 136 2091