Tennis Staff

Our passionate and driven Tennis team work to help support & develop our student athletes, enabling them to excel in both their academics and tennis ambitions.

Our team


Tom Kisiel

Head Coach

Tom re-joined the University as part of the coaching team in January 2016. He is a Level 5 Master Performance Coach and brings a vast amount of experience to the performance programme having worked with various players competing internationally on the ITF, WTA and ATP tour. 

Tom is at the forefront of driving the performance programme vision to be recognised as the leading UK University Performance Tennis Programme. 

Ella Taylor

University Tennis Coordinator

Ella joined the university as the tennis coordinator in August 2021 after completing her master’s degree here at Loughborough in strength and conditioning. She is a former WTA ranked player in both singles and doubles and a level 3 qualified coach. Having studied her undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University in the US, Ella brings a wealth of experience at both the university and professional level of tennis.