Suncoast Pickleball Association
Video of how the sport of pickleball was created
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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 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!
ABOUT THE COACH
Video: Pickleball - World's fastest growing sport!
2018 Pickleball Stats Sheet- there's now 2.3 million players playing in every state!!! CLICK HERE
SUPPORTING PICKLEBALL PLAYERS IN SARASOTA AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA
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 locating tournaments in Florida, conducting pickleball camps, clinics, providing Free and Private Lessons throughout Central Florida.
Coach Russell, a recently Certified IPTPA 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.
Free lessons are available from time to time offered through the City of Sarasota Parks & Recreation Department.
Suncoast also offers "Pro Series Clinics" held each month (October-April) right here in Sarasota.
Click the Lessons/Clinics tab above for more Info!!!
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& Dura-40 and ONIX Balls
Some of the Fantastic people you meet when playing pickleball
Video: Pickleball Scoring- How to keep score!
Suncoast conducts (2) two awesome, highly rated Pickleball Camps each year to improve your game. Both are currently held in September in beautiful Black Mountain/Montreat, North Carolina!!!
Some of the worlds best players and instructors are brought in to share their expertise on how to play the game.
Click PICKLEBALL CAMP tab above for more details!!!