Retired after working in many different occupations: Recreation Leader, Preschool Teacher, Golf Course Manager, Financial Advisor, World Series of Poker and Cruise Poker Dealer, & Poker Professional/Coach all before discovering Pickleball in July 2016.
Training Pickleball Referees, Discussing Pickleball Rules, Coaching/playing poker, Road trips listening to audio books (historical fiction), Visiting National parks and exploring scenic byways.
Countries Visited :
New Zealand, Canada, The Cook Islands, Fiji, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, England, Scotland, Wales, Austria, Mexico and Costa RIca.
Favorite Things :
Enjoy all music (except most rap), Favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption. Books: Classics, Historical Novels, Biographies.
Where I live :
I live in Henderson, NV right next to Las Vegas, NV. Lots to do here beside play pickleball. Casinos, Shows, Restaurants, All kinds of great outdoor recreation opportunities.
Pickleball Community in my Hometown :
A couple of Senior Pro players, a few 5.0s/4.5s and mostly 4.0 and below. Most play is outdoor and less than a dozen locations - Both public and private.
Pickleball Experiences :
I've been playing since 2016 where I was introduced to the sport when I moved to a senior community that had 8 courts. I play 4-7 days per week and play about 20+ tournaments in a normal year. I am a GAMMA Brand Partner.
Are you a Referee? :
Events Played :
I play Senior and All age Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. I mostly play tournaments in NV, AZ, UT, CA, ID, & OR. Willing to travel anywhere for a great event.
Player Ranking :
Member of USAPA :
4.5 Doubles/Mixed Doubles & 3.5 Singles
Certification Level :
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