Tennis Coaching Team

Our World Class team of Coaches are all LTA Accredited, which means they have up to date DBS and First Aid Certificates, Safeguarding training, and regularly attend CPD courses to continually develop their knowledge and skills.

The Team:

Rob Ellis  Tennis Director and Founder. 

Rob has a BA (Hons) in Sports Management and has successfully managed Tennis Programmes across the UK since the turn of the Millenium.   Rob launched Cambridge Tennis Academy in July 2015 and is passionate about running an inclusive Tennis Academy, giving everyone the opportunity to learn and play tennis in a welcoming and fun environment. Rob is an LTA Accredited Level 5 Master Club Coach and won Cambridgeshire LTA Coach of the Year 2016.   Rob has been selected to play tennis for England in his age category at the ITF Four Nations event in May 2024.

Alex Jakubowski Tennis Coordinator

Alex joined Cambridge Tennis Academy as a player in 2016 and has been coaching here since 2021. He won Cambridgeshire LTA Young Person Of The Year in 2022 for his contributions to the club.

Matt Butler-Finbow Coach

Having graduated in Sport Management from Loughborough University in 2023, Matt has returned to tennis coaching in which he has over 5 years of experience. Matt is an LTA Accredited Level 3 tennis coach and prides himself on creating an enjoyable learning environment for players, whilst providing key tactical and technical insight to help improve your game.

Chris Jeffery Coach

As a junior, Chris achieved a top 50 national ranking in several age groups.   He started coaching at his local club and has since worked with players of all ages and abilities from beginner juniors and adults to national champions during his time at Millfield Boarding School.   Chris gained invaluable experience as the Leicestershire U12 County Coach during his time at Loughborough University.   Chris is an LTA Accredited Level 3 Coach.  He likes to bring a lot of energy and fun to the court through the use of varied games and drills in his coaching.