Join Me for a Pickleball Clinic

Here's your opportunity to learn from Jennifer Lucore (yours truly), Alex Hamner and Bob Youngren all in the same pickleball clinic. We figured out we are all in town this day and wanted to pass on the learning opportunity to YOU! This is the only clinic planned for 2017 so join me for a pickleball clinic. [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|

What to Pack for a Big Pickleball Tournament

The largest pickleball competition in the world, the Minto U.S. Open Pickleball Championships, is days away.  Almost 1,300 participants will be competing across various age and skill levels in Naples, Florida. The weather looks like from the mid 60s to mid 80s, humidity 55% – 65%, and wind 10 – 17 mph. What to pack [...]

By |April 15th, 2017|

PPF Mens Singles Pro

The first Professional Pickleball Federation (PPF) Championships tournament is in the record books. Wow, another milestone for our sport, it’s fans and the pros that play. The venue was a few hours drive, so away I went to play and be part of another FIRST in pickleball history. If you know me by now, you [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|

US Open Tempest Wave Giveaway ($230 value)

I'm teaming up with Paddletek to give away a US Open Tempest Wave paddle to (2) lucky winners! Each paddle is valued at $115, with the Limited Edition Design in honor of the upcoming Pickleball US Open in Naples, Florida. Why? Because I can and who doesn't love a FREE PADDLE. Enter for [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|

Pickleball Advice from 60 Minutes

Each Sunday, I enjoy watching CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, and last night, a particular quote JUMPED RIGHT OUT at me while watching a segment on chess – and I thought that’s just like pickleball! The quick cliff notes from the news story, “Chess Country". Grade-school chess teams from rural Franklin County, Mississippi, are blowing past [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|

Call it! Talk with your Pickleball Partner

The 2017 Grand Canyon Games (Arizona State Games) is in the record books. This was my sixth year in a row heading to this tournament. In fact, besides Nationals in the past this was one of the few tournaments that 5.0 competitors would make a point to attend because the competition was so great. Unfortunately, [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|