Player Development Program and Skills Training Registration


The Player Development Committee is dedicated to advancing the skill levels of all club members through a variety of training events. These training sessions will be targeted and designed for specific skill-level players and announced through the club newsletter, website, and/or skill-level email and GroupMe lists.


SKILLS TRAINING

Skills Training is open to all club members at all skill levels. This training is a great follow-up to the Pickleball Academy and focuses on shot-making strategies, court positioning, and techniques to improve consistency and accuracy. Instruction and drills will address the four phases of Pickleball: Service and return of service; serving team’s transition to the net; dinking; and the firefight.


Skills Training is offered once a month from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (winter months) and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (summer months). Please see the Player Development Schedule for specific dates and times.


Register HERE for Skills Training. The class is limited to eight participants. The first eight registrants will be notified of their enrollment. All others will be placed on a wait list.


You can check the status of your Skill Training registration HERE.


COACHING

Coaching is open to all club members at all skill levels. This training is a great follow-up to the Pickleball Academy and Skills Training. This training provides opportunities for embedded coaching. Participants and instructors will play games together, and instructors will provide coaching during play. Skills and concepts taught in the Academy will be emphasized.


Coaching is offered throughout the year from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (winter months) and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (summer months). Please see the Player Development Schedule for specific dates and times.


Register HERE for Coaching. The class is limited to eight participants. The first eight registrants will be notified of their enrollment. All others will be placed on a wait list.


You can check the status of your Coaching registration HERE .


BALL MACHINE TRAINING

Pickleball Ball Machine Training is open to all club members at all skill levels. See Player Development Calendar for Dates and Times for Ball Machine Training. Training includes sign-out procedures, location of equipment, operational settings for specific training, safety precautions, and procedures for properly securing equipment when finished. Please see the Player Development Schedule for specific dates and times.


Register HEREfor Ball Machine Training. 


You can check the status of your Ball Machine Training registration HERE .


REFEREE TRAINING

Referee Training is open to all skill levels. Sessions will include training on rules, procedures, and equipment, with practice officiating. The training follows guidelines published by the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association. Trainees will be qualified to referee club tournaments as well as other tournaments in the area. For most tournaments, schedules can be arranged so that referees can also play in the tournament. Although not mandatory, trainees should have some playing experience and be familiar with the official rules.

2020 Referee Training dates will be announced soon.


ALL TRAINING IS SUBJECT TO SIZE LIMITATIONS TO ENSURE QUALITY INSTRUCTION. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR TRAINING UNLESS YOU KNOW YOU CAN ATTEND ALL SESSIONS.


For additional information contact Player Development Committee.