​Suncoast Pickleball Association Pickleball Camps

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Suncoast Pickleball was recognized as the very first Company to offer a Pickleball "Boot" Camp in 2016!  Currently, Suncoast conducts several highly rated Pickleball Camps each year to improve your game.  Pro's hired for the camps have been:

 Kyle Yates                                 Scott Tingley

Jennifer Lucore                          Steve Kennedy

Tyson McGuffin                          LeeAnna Camper

Joey Farias                                Byron Freso

Barry Waddell                            Rick Witskin

Robert & Jodi Elliott                   John Sperling

Deb Harrison                             Stephanie Lane

Gigi LeMaster                            Laura Fenton Kavonda

Peter Huducko                          Coach "Mo" Movsessian

Tony Roig                                  Michelle Esquival

Scott Golden                             Kasandra Gerke

Mindy Yoder

Scheduled Camps for 2022:

May 8-13          Montreat Conf Ctr- Montreat, NC               -Reg 1/1/22

May 15-20        Black Mountain, NC YMCA Assembly        -Reg 1/1/22

Sept 18-25       Montreat Conf Ctr- Montreat, North Carolina-Reg 3/1/22

Sept 25-30       Montreat Conf Ctr- Montreat, North Carolina-Reg 3/1/22

Some of the worlds best players and instructors are brought in to share their expertise on how to improve your game!!!

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Skybox Sports
722 Apex Rd  UNIT C
Sarasota, FL 34240

Coach Russell, a recently Certified IPTPA & IFP Pickleball Professional, offers group lessons for entry level players, beginners, intermediate and advanced players.  Group clinics are usually 1 hour or 1 1/2 hours.  Call (813) 298-2022 for a free quote!

      New 2022 Camp Dates are IN!!!

May 8-13, 2022- At Montreat, NC                        Register January 1st,2022

May 15-20,2022- At YMCA Assembly in Black Mountain     Reg- Jan 1st,22

Sept 18-23, 2022- At Montreat, NC                       Register March 1st, 2022

Sept 25-30, 2022- At Montreat, NC                       Register March 1st, 2022


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Coach Russell, a 36 year employee with the Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation Department-Tampa, Florida has been involved in Pickleball since 2009.  He was first introduced to the game by officiating matches at the Tampa Bay Senior Games.This sparked a fire and soon after he began playing, officiating and developing Pickleball programs in the Tampa Bay & Sarasota areas.

As a past USTA Tennis Professional, he gave free pickleball lessons and clinics to beginners and advanced players as well as hosting sanctioned and non-sanctioned tournaments since 2015.

Coach Russell is an accomplished player and recently became a IPTPA and IFP Certified Pickleball Professional.  He loves to share his wisdom and knowledge from relationships with Pro's and tournament players to make you a better player too!


Look at some of the Fantastic people you meet when playing pickleball!!!


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The Suncoast Pickleball Association is a Licensed and Insured, L.L.C. located in Sarasota, Florida.  Our mission is to help grow the sport of pickleball, the sport we all enjoy and love!  We do this by offering a variety of pickleball services including conducting pickleball camps, training and clinics while working with and hiring some to the very BEST Certified Pickleball Instructors in the World.

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