Name: Emmy Kaiser
Sport: Wheelchair Tennis
Event(s): Singles, Doubles
Classification: Women's Open
Height: 5-0
DOB: 5/16/1990
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown: Ft. Mitchell, Ky.
High School: Saint Henry District High School (Erlanger, Ky.) ’08
College: Thomas More College ’11, Psychology and Business Administration, Ball State University, Sport and Exercise Psychology
Coach(es): Tory Painter/Mike Mize
Paralympic Experience
  • Three-time Paralympian (2012, 2016, 2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, quarterfinals (doubles), round of 16 (singles)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, singles (round of 16), doubles (quarterfinals)
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, singles (round of 16), doubles (round of 16)
Other Career Highlights
  • World Cup team member (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • 2019 Alabama Open, gold (singles)
  • 2019 Chicago Wheelchair Classic, gold (singles)
  • 2019 Vancouver International Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, gold (singles)
  • 2019 Camozzi Open, gold (singles)
  • Lima 2019 Parapan American Games, gold (doubles), semifinals (singles)
Personal: At the age of 5, she found her wheelchair tennis when organizers at a local wheelchair tennis exhibition handed her a tennis racket...She resides at Fort Mitchell, Kentucky and was born with spina bifida...Her passion for sport and exercise psychology started at the age of 14 when she met a sports psychologist during a training session at the U.S. Paralympic Junior National team...Her tennis passion was inspired after she saw Esther Vergeer...Daughter of Bob and Patty Kaiser...Has one sister, Bridget...Hobbies include reading, photography, traveling and listening to music.