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Roundhill Tennis Club | 24-26 HOMEWAY ROAD, LEICESTER. LE5 5RG.

Roundhill Tennis Club


Alison Ison

I have been a member of Roundhill Tennis Club since the age of 15. At present I am the Chairperson of the club overseeing all aspects of Club life. I am also a tennis coach helping club juniors and adults.

Previously I have taken on the role of Ladies captain where I am still a member of the ladies first team and a member of the National Club league team.

I now play County tennis for the Veterans teams after 25 years of Junior and Senior County Tennis. I have also represented England in the ‘Four Nations’ competition on several occasions.

Jaswinder Sian

I was a 'lapsed' tennis player until my enthusiasm was rekindled by the warm welcome and the tenacious encouragement from Roundhill and its coaches. Often you will now find me on the courts at 8am on weekends getting in some well needed practise.

I have played for Club teams as well as being able to captain one.

I am incredibly proud to be part of the Roundhill Management Committee which is the least I could do in response to the many years of pleasure the Club has given to me, my wife and my two daughters

Mike Clayton
Vice Chair

I am a long standing member of the Club, playing at all levels.

I am a coach and also a member of the Junior Coaching Committee.

As part of my 'non-playing' role, I oversee all maintenance and upkeep of the grounds and Clubhouse structure.

Howard Thornhill

I joined the Club in my early teens and developed a real ‘love’ of tennis and of the Club.

I have previously served on the Committee in various roles, including men’s captain and social secretary – and I have also contributed in other ways such as organising the Club tournament and winter tennis competitions.

Elaine Hillcoat
Grounds Manager

I joined Roundhill TC in 2008 after the closure of my 'old' Club, Hillside.

I have always had a keen interest in gardening and my aim is to maintain and improve the grounds around the courts, together with the help and assistance of other experienced members


Jan Hall
House Manager

I have been a member since 1971 when I joined as a relative beginner.
I have always been active in supporting the club's social activities and I have been a member of the Social committee for several years.

I was actually the House Manager for several years in the 1980's and now I am looking forward to taking up the reins again with a much more up-to-date Clubhouse and facilities.



John Kavanagh
Mens Captain

I have been a member of Roundhill TC for the last 25 years and I have represented the Club at all levels.


I have previously served on the Club's Management Committee and I am looking forward to preparing all of the Mens' Teams for the forthcoming season



Di Kidger
Ladies Captain

I have been a member of the club for 11 years(although it feels a lot longer)! I am currently Ladies Club Captain,a role which i have been doing for the last 3/4 years,and i really enjoy this 'honour'.The girls do make it a pleasure for me ,most of the time!

I am also on the Main committee and the Social committee.The social 'girls' put up with me even though i don't do kitchens!!I am very good though at collecting money!

I recently 'retired'after working for 40 years(& 3 months!)at the Alliance & Leicester(now Santander)!!

Geoff Williams
Mens Rep

I regard myself as a relatively 'new' member of this long established Club.

I am on the Committee as the 'Mens Rep' in order to mainly represent the views of the male membership, however this is not an exclusive role as with most roles on the Management Committee.

As well as my elected role, I also am involved in the IT side, security and legal frameworks as well as project management

I am also a Trustee of the Hillside Tennis Trust,, set up to enhance the betterment of tennis within Leicestershire

Mens Rep


Bel Poultney
Ladies Rep

Being part of Roundhill for the past 10 years has been a large part of my life. Over those years I play tennis (socially & in matches): run social events for the juniors:  support the junior coaching sessions and I am also the Club Welfare Officer.

I look forward to this additional role I am now in  - and being part of taking Roundhill forward and safely.

All of Roundhill Tennis Club's Safeguarding policies can be found in the 'Welfare Information' folder and there is also a 'Welfare' section on the Club's notice board. We ask all members to try to familiarise themselves with this important information - especially our 'Code of Conduct' guidelines, which we expect ALL members and visitors to adhere to -(as defined by the LTA).



Kathryn Hall
Ladies Rep

I have been a member of Roundhill for 30 years. Starting as a young junior - I attended regular junior coaching and represented the Club at both junior and senior level
Last year, I helped to initiate the 'Sunday Night' play sessions, and event designed to encourage new members into the Club. It has been a great success.
I am looking forward to becomnig the Club's Ladies' Rep - moving into 2017