Lake Tomahawk- Black Mountain, N.C.

Famous Stone Gate into the Town of Montreat, N.C.

The Black Mountain Train Station

Pay off my Balance- Must be completed by July 15th, 2019

Meet the Pros for Camp #1

Gigi LeMaster:

The socials were excellent.  I came back to Sun City,TX and numerous players want to come next year!  I think Coach Russell did a fantastic job organizing the event-                                                                                                                     Darrius Plantz

Montreat College Campus- Montreat, N.C.

Strategic Video Camp Fees

Look at this Exciting Schedule planned for the Week!!!

Same format for both camps!!!

I learned pickleball in 2011 and worked my way thru the skill levels to reach the PRO level in 2013 when I won both events in the first ever professional Tournament of Champions with the biggest prize purse ever paid out at that time for a Tournament. 2017 US Open Women’s Doubles Age 30+ Champion 2017 US Open Senior Pro Women’s Doubles Champion 2017 USAPA Women’s open Senior Champion. 4-Time US Open Champion 12 Time Nationals Medalist. I have medaled in all the major tournaments since 2011. 5 Time International Champion - Canada, Finland, The Netherlands When I’m not playing in tournaments around the country/world, I spent my time teaching/coaching as a Certified International Teaching Professional I volunteer teaching pickleball in the local Dysart High School District. USAPA Ambassador USAPA Certified Referee. Member of the Engagepickleball Pro Team.

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Thursday, September 28th:

7:30am               Breakfast at Assembly Inn

​​8:00am-8:30am   Warm Ups
8:30am-10:30am  Video Taping for Groups 1-3  with Pros # 1, 2, & 3
                        Groups 4, 5 & 6 Free 15 min private lesson with the Pros 4, 5 & 6
10:30am-12:30pm Video Taping for Groups 4, 5, & 6  Pros # 4, 5 & 6
                        Groups 1-3 Free 15 min private lesson with the Pro 1, 2, & 3

12:30pm-1:30pm   Lunch (box lunch at courts)

1:30pm- 2:30pm   Doubles Strategies, Court Positioning, Communication, Getting along- All Pros

2:30pm-3:30pm    Special Session on Sports Phycology, Nutrition and Match Preparation

3:30pm-5:00pm    Pro Exhibition Matches

6:00pm-8:00pm   Dinner on Your Own in Black Mountain!!!

                        (A list of great Black Mountain Restaurants will be given to you at check in)

8:00pm- ???        Black Mountain Ale House Party!!!!    

Steve Kennedy:

Peter is a 5.0 player and has been a part of the Pickleball community for over 5 years, competing and teaching.   He is a certified instructor through IPTPA. His passion is teaching the game of pickleball to all levels of players.

Peter is the 2015 USAPA Tournament of Champions Men's Open Doubles Bronze Medalist.
2018 30+ US Open Silver medalist in both men’s and mixed doubles.
2016 Canadian Nationals Men's Open Bronze Medalist, and the 2016 Bend, Oregon Men's Open Doubles Silver Medalist.

Loved the blocks of time with each Pro and that we rotated. I thought the player to pro ratio was perfect!     Dana Franks

Suncoast Pickleball Boot Camp Registration Form

Each Player MUST complete the form below and ​Click SUBMIT 

It will then take you to paypal where you can pay by credit card or paypal.  An additional 3.1% fee will be assessed or you can mail me a check to:

Suncoast Pickleball- 2623 Bougainvillea St- Sarasota, FL 34239 (January-April)

     - 508 Azalea Ave, Black Mountain, NC 28711 (May through September)  

When:             Sunday, September 15th through Friday September 20th, 2019- Camp #1

                    Sunday, September 22nd through Friday September 27th, 2019- Camp #2

                   

Where:            Beautiful Montreat Conference Center near Black Mountain, North Carolina (17 miles East of Asheville, NC)

Address:         401 Assembly Drive, Montreat, NC 28757  Phone: (828) 669-2911

Ability Levels: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5 rated players and above.  See Player List below.

Limited to:      First 48 players Camp#1 and 48 Players Camp#2 (Register Below)  

Ratio:             1:8 player to Pro Ratio!!!

Facility:          Twelve (12) outdoor courts and four (4) indoor courts

Deadline:         August 31, 2018 but sign ups will go quickly so register today!

Deposit:          A $412 pp deposit is required at Registration.  (Includes 3% paypal fee) Balance is due before July 15th, 2019

REFUND POLICY:  See Information at the bottom of this Information Page.  
Schedule:        The Daily Schedule is
below.  This will be like no other camp you've ever attended.  We're personalizing the camp with personal videos emailed to you, a free one on one                                 private lesson with one of the Pro's PLUS the camp will focus on strategies, shot selection and Decision Making in mind. You're going to love it!!!  Now that's how you improve!  

Cost:               $599   Instruction Only (Includes shirt & lunch daily)

                      $699   Off Campus rate for the entire week (includes meals & socials)

                               Instruction and Off Campus limited to first 12 players to sign up!

                      $899   Per person (based on double occupancy) for the entire week

                      $1,199 single room rate for entire week

                      $1,499 Couples with one non-participant (includes room & meals for both)

                      $1,798 Couples

Includes:        Lodging for 5 nights, all meals- except Thursday is out on the town and dinner will be on your own.

                     (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), daily strategies & drills from the Pro's,

                     A day of Video Analysis, group and individual instruction with the Pros!!!

                     One hour Private Lessons are available for an additional cost ($100/hr or $60 1/2 hr for up to 3 players)

                     NOTE:  A valuable part of this camp is being videoed.  After the camp you can view your video using a special code.  If you don't want to get videoed, please let                                                    me know on the comment section of the registration form and you'll be deleted from the video schedule.  

                    ALSO:   King/Queen size rooms are reserved for couples.  Private rooms will be twin beds with one person.  Once rooms are full, some rooms may share a bathroom.


​Socials:         Social activities will be planned each evening!!!

If it Rains:    We have a Gymnasium and "The Barn" available!!!  Yippee!!!  

Note:             For the couples (one non-participant) package, spouses can visit beautiful Black Mountain, NC                        

                    (2 miles away) - Plenty of Shopping OR visit Asheville (17 miles away) or hike the many trails in the area! 

About the Area:   Montreat/Black Mountain is located 17 miles east of Asheville and hosts an old time Country Store, Hardware store along with plenty of great resturants and shopping!!! Asheville Airport is a convenient 30 minutes away!!!  Of course Asheville is known for it's great breweries, Mt Mitchell, Grove Park Inn, the Fabulous Biltmore and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!!!


B & B's & Hotels in the Area:  If you plan on stay before or after the camp, you can call the Assembly Inn.  If they are sold out, here are some great suggestions for you:

4-5 Star Bed & Breakfast Places are:  The Monte Vista, The Red Rocker, Arbor House and The In Around the Corner (all in Black Mountain) 

Hotels: Super 8 Motel & Quality Inn (In Black Mountain) and Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Extended Stay in East Asheville (12 miles away)


NOTE:  There is no Shuttle Service to the Camp but Uber is about $30 from AVL Airport.

Scott Tingley was one of the lead instructors at this year's 2017 U.S. Open in Naples, FL.  He has been working as a private Pickleball coach in the Punta Gorda area and has done group clinics around the U.S. His abilities and teaching techniques help students feel comfortable on the court and has earned him the privilege of serving as an IPTPA Certifier for Instructors.  It is Scott’s passion to assist students as well as instructors to sharpen their own abilities to achieve what they need to take their passion to the next level.

Wednesday, September 19th/26th:

7:30am-             Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am    Warm Ups

​9:00am-10:30am  Mid- Court Strategies/Drills (being aggressive or not) with Pro #5
​10:30am-12noon  Play with Pro utilizing these strategies w/ Pro # 5

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch (at Assembly Inn)

1:00pm-2:30pm   Lobs, overheads, specialty shots strategies/drills w/ Pro #6

2:30pm-4:00pm   Lobs, overheads, specialty shots Play strategies w/ Pro #6 

​7:00pm- 9:00pm  ​​Country Line Dancing by Coach Russell in "The Barn"              

Deb Harrison: 

TBA: Tyler Loong- tentative

Pickleball Boot Camp #2 


September 22nd-27th, 2019

            
   Registration begins January 10, 2019

Strategic Video Camp Fees

NOTE: Couples - each person must fill out a separate form

Peter Hudachko: 

Phil Bagley was born and raised in Massachusetts and resides in The Villages, Florida.  He and Brian Stuab have won several USAPA National Men's Doubles Championships from 2012-2016.Soccer, Basketball and Baseball Background. Been playing Pickleball for 10 years. IPTPA Teaching Certification
2013 National Champion Men’s Doubles Open w/ Brian Staub
2012-2014 Nationals 35+ Men’s Doubles Champion w/ Brian Staub
2014 Nationals 35+ Mixed Doubles Champion w/ Jen Lucore 
2010 Nationals 35+ Men’s Doubles Finalist w/ Coach Mo
2014 Tournament Of Champions Men’s Doubles Finalist w/ Brian Staub
2014 Nationals Men’s Doubles Open Bronze w/ Brian Staub
2016 USOPEN 45+ Men’s Doubles Champion w/ Brian Staub

The Black Mountain Town Hardware

Mondays, September 18th/23rd:

7:30am-             Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am   Check In/Warm Ups at the courts

​8:45am-9:00am   Group Picture at the Courts (wear your camp shirts)

9:00am-10:30am Dinking Strategies/Drills with Pro #1
10:30am-12noon Dinking Strategies while Playing with the Pro #1

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch (at Assembly Inn)

1:00pm- 2:30pm  NVZ Strategies/Drills with Pro #2
2:30pm-4:00pm   NVZ Play with the Pro #2

5:30pm-             Dinner at the Assembly Inn

7:00pm-             Trivia Night at "The Barn" 

​                        OR Texas Hold'em/Card Games (Bring cards)- Assmbly Inn

SUBMIT BUTTON will turn DARK GRAY if you completed the form correctly with all the *required fields and then automatically take you to paypal where you can pay by paypal or credit card!

The cost of the camp was terrific. I heard many people discussing how affordable it was and how much value we got for the price. This is so appreciated by the players!                                                                                                                Todd & Mindy Yoder

Voted the #1 Pickleball Boot Camp by all it's participants!!!   

It has the World's Top Instructors, Fantastic Meals, Super Fun Socials, Spectacular Smoky Mountain Views all in one exciting place - Montreat, North Carolina! (15 minutes from Asheville)

It's a chance of a lifetime to be top professional instructors and national champions including: 

 Gigi LeMaster, Deb Harrison, Steve Kennedy, Phil Bagley, Scott Tingley, John Sperling, Barry Waddell,

Famous Coach MO, and others. 

NOTE: Some Pro's may have to switch camps.  A lot of the Pros can not confirm their schedules this early and will have to wait until February to confirm.  


New from last Year....

Video Analysis, Personal Instruction and Pickleball Strategies!

Thanks again for participating!!! 

See who has already signed up by clicking here

For 2018 participant balances!

Pay In Full Now!

Scott Tingley: 

Steve Kennedy was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He’s been playing pickleball for 3 years and teaching tennis for 27 years.  He is a multiple medal winner in singles and doubles. He is currently one of the top senior players in the country and is a member of Team Engage.  He has a pickleball academy in Davie, Florida and his passion is sharing the sport with others. 

You do such an amazing job with this.  Great location, great instruction and very well organized!                  Mary Whited

Gold Medalist/Champion 2017 US Open.  Former collegiate tennis player (Spring Hill College) where he played #1 singles, and led the Badgers to back-to-back division titles.   John was the Director of Tennis at the Country Club of Ocala for the past 20 years before leaving for a career in the pickleball world.  He has had the privilege of teaching, playing, and instructing some of the top national tennis players.  John is now the Director of Pickleball at the Grand Oaks Resort where he brings his expertise in playing and teaching to help elevate his student’s game. 

REFUND POLICY:  CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

·       In case of a hurricane, damaging weather or other catastrophic emergencies that cancel the camp entirely, you'll get a Full Refund minus ($50) admin fee.   
·       Up to July 15th, 2019 - Full refund minus administrative fee ($50).
·       After July 15th, 2019 - Partial refund minus $200.
·       After August 1st, 2019 - Partial refund minus $500 of the amount you paid.    
·       NO REFUNDs will be given after August 19, 2019.

 Travel Insurance is recommended to protect your travel expenses which could include prepaid items like camp costs, airfare, rental car, or lodging.  It is a fact that 10% of all campers have to cancel for injuries, surgeries, illnesses, family emergencies and/or other unforeseen circumstances. 

We highly recommend acquiring Travel Insurance to protect your investment.  There are many travel insurance companies and if you plan to purchase travel insurance, you should research the company in addition to comparing their rates and coverages.  Two of the most reputable companies in the industry are CSA and Red Sky.  You can click on the links below to connect with them:

CSA Travel Protection     
CLICK HERE for Trip Insurance Info

​Red Sky Travel Insurance

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Schedule:             Is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.!!! 


​Alcohol Policy:     All Alcoholic beverages are to be kept in designated areas.  Open containers are not permitted (place in your personal cup). Guests must maintain a                              responsible demeanor.  Public intoxication is not permitted.


​Things to Bring:  Lawn chair, cooler, hiking shoes, sunscreen, playing cards or board games, water bottle, plenty of clothes, other outside gear. 

To save the 3% paypal fee you can mail your deposit to:


Now thru April 30th, 2019 mail to:

Suncoast Pickleball

2623 Bougainvillea Street

Sarasota, Fl  34239


After May 1st mail to:

Suncoast Pickleball

508 Azalea Ave

Black Mountain, NC 28711


Please let me know if you are doing this option!  Thanks!

Tuesdays, September 19th/24th:

7:30am-              Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-8:45am    Warm Ups

9:00am-10:30am  3rd/5th Shot Strategies/Drills - Advancing to the Net Pro #3
10:30am-12noon  3rd/5th Shot/Advancing to Net Play with the Pro #3 using those Strategies ​

12noon-1:00pm   Lunch (Box Lunch at Courts)
1:00pm- 2:30pm  Serve & Return Strategies/Drills with Pros #4
2:30pm-4:00pm   Serve/Return Play with the Pro #4 using Strategies 

5:30pm-             Dinner at the Assembly Inn

7:00pm-             Concert- The "Big Deal Band" from right here in Black Mountain! 

Friday, September 29th:

7:30am              Breakfast at Assembly Inn

8:00am-12noon   Private Lessons available (see the Pro to book your lesson)

8:00am-11:00am  Pickleball Play- all groups  

11:00am             Check out of Hotel

12noon              Camp Ends!!!   Thanks for attending!!!

Meet the Pros for Camp #2:

John Sperling: 

Mandatory Camp Deposit

Coach "Mo" Movsessian: 

TBA: Catherine Parenteau- tentative

Please use the DROP DOWN ARROW in paypal to find your payment!  You will also find the credit card option once you select your payment!

Barry grew up in Miami Florida playing football and baseball in the youth programs until the age of 13 when he discovered his true love tennis. Within two years he was ranked in the top 5 in the state of Florida and top 50 in the nation. At 18 he won the Florida State High School Championships at the number one singles position earning him many college scholarships. Attending the University of Illinois, Barry was ranked number one as a freshman getting to the finals of the Big Ten Championships. He then played professionally on the satellite tour in Europe and the United States. After a brief professional tennis career he returned to Florida to become the Director of Tennis at Casa Ybel on Sanibel Island. Continuing to play tennis tournaments he was ranked number one in Florida in the Men’s 25 and Men’s 30 division and number two in the men’s open division. At the age of 49 and after many years away from teaching and playing tennis, Barry found his new love Pickleball. He began playing indoors recreationally for the first 5 years and then discovered outdoor tournament play 2 years ago. Barry, has won numerous tournaments including 4 Florida Senior games in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. He won the Atlantic Regional Championships and in March Barry won a silver medal at the US OPEN PICKLEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS in Naples, Florida. In 2018 Barry has won four money tournaments including the Gold Medal at the prestigious Texas Open. Barry looks forward to playing and competing all over the country showcasing the growing sport of Pickleball.  Barry is also an IPTPA Certified Pro!!!

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Deb was raised in Walpole, Massachusetts.  Home of Cedar Junction formerly known as Walpole State Prison!  Her sports of choice in the good old days were Field Hockey, Basketball, and Softball.  She went on to major in Physical Education at The University of Massachusetts and was Captain of the Field Hockey Team and selected to the United States Field Hockey Squad from 1968-1972.  Chatham High School in the state of New York was her first teaching position.  She was responsible for ALL activities including all the sports she loves to do PLUS cheerleading and gymnastics.  Deb received her masters degree from East Stroudsburg State College in Pennsylvania then proceeded to coach/teach at Pine Manor College in Boston, Mount Holyoke College in Northhampton, and the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.  Prior to moving to The Villages in 2005, Deb co-owned a jewelry store on Cape Cod for close to 20 years and coached and taught tennis at various racquet clubs in Massachusetts.
Deb is the author of “Intense Pickleball Camp”Take it to the Next Level.  She is also the creator of the ongoing instructional series on You Tube with over 90+ episodes devoted to improving your skill components: picklepongdebyoutube.
 Currently, she enjoys teaching Pickleball in the Villages and loves being able to offer intense Pickleball workshops throughout the country as a traveling clinician.  Pro-Lite Sports Inc. has selected Deb to represent their endeavors.  As a Pro-Lite Pro she has offered workshops with Nationally acclaimed player Simone Jardim.   She has traveled to San Francisco, Dallas, Minneapolis, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and all parts of Florida, (Jupiter, Clearwater, Englewood, Sarasota, Piper's Landing, Riverbend)            Email contact picklepongdeb@gmail.com.

Registration Will Open January 10, 2019

Pickleball Boot Camp #1 


September 15th-20th, 2019

            
  Registration begins January 10, 2019

Barry Waddell: 

TBA: Morgan Evans- tentative

Suncoast Video & Strategic Pickleball Camp-2019 

Sundays, September 17th/22nd:

12noon-5:00pm   Play on the courts (Verify Player Ratings)

​3:00pm-5:00pm   Camper Check In & Registration (at Assembly Inn)

3:00pm-5:00pm   Hotel Check In at Assembly Inn

5:30pm              Dinner at the Assembly Inn Dining Hall

6:45pm               Introduction of Pro Instructors at "The Barn"

7:00pm              Pro Exhibition Matches in "The Barn"

Phil Bagley:

Personable interaction with the pros on and off the courts are remarkable, fun and encompasses the friendliness of our sport!   Jane Wenzel

Map of the Area

I have nothing but raved about the camp since returning home.  Thanks for a tremendous experience-        Steve Schmelzer

Pickleball Camp Deposit

Player Testimonies

​Suncoast Pickleball Association