Elena Gishiyants

Elena Gishiyants


Elena brings to Summer Smash Tennis over 35 years of playing and coaching experience. In the former Soviet Union, Elena won many national titles at the Junior and Senior levels. Over the last 15 years, Elena has coached at the recreational and competitive level in Vancouver. Elena looks to help players of all ages and levels improve. Through her dedication and care, Elena has earned the esteem of her students, as well as the tennis community, who regard her as a role model on and off the court. 


  • Bachelor of Physical Education

  • Certified Tennis Professional

  • 35+ years coaching experience

  • Former Women's Professional Player