Pickleball Tour in Thailand

I'm excited to announce that in February 2019 I'll be in Thailand for a pickleball tour and tournament. I will be teaming up with Daniel Moore for another awesome sightseeing and pickleball tour. Experience one of the most spectacular places on the planet while improving your pickleball game. Is Thailand on your bucket list? I [...]

September 14th, 2018|

Make Your Tournament Day Progress Faster

Another tournament, another long day… Whether you are new to pickleball or a seasoned player you need to realize that tournaments often take all day--and sometimes night! Yes, all day meaning you have an 8am start and your finals could end at 9pm. No joke! This is pickleball. You never know exactly what time your [...]

August 13th, 2018|

Japan and Pickleball go Hand in Hand

Japan was introduced to pickleball in 2014, and it truly seems like a perfect fit. Most play in Japan is indoors, because almost every gym is already lined for badminton courts. Badminton lines share the same court diameter, yet the kitchen line is 6 inches closer to the net. Who cares, game on! My pickleball [...]

June 6th, 2018|

Prize Money, Men & Women, Seniors & Open, Players Beware

  While planning for the 2018 pickleball tournament season, I thought it would be prudent to share this article that Alex Hamner and I wrote for Pickleball Magazine (Prize Money, Men & Women, Seniors & Open, Players Beware). Mainly, its just food for thought, but equality (or in this case in equality) hit home with [...]

March 1st, 2018|

Join Me at the Japan Pickleball Tour in May 2018!

I'm excited to announce that I will be joining national champion, Daniel Moore, in Japan next May to run an awesome sightseeing and pickleball tour! The tour will take you through Tokyo, Osaka, Yamanouchi, Saku and other exciting stops. The Japan Pickleball tour will be nine days of fun -- May 9th through May 17th! Daniel [...]

October 24th, 2017|

The Bainbridge Cup in Madrid, Spain

Another first in the history of pickleball – The Bainbridge Cup. Madrid, Spain showcased this one-day competition which placed Team North America (USA/Canada) against Team Europe for a day of high-spirited enthusiasm and intense competition. Each team had 100+ players of all ages and skill levels. The cool thing was that each win (no matter [...]

September 23rd, 2017|