NewsletterJune2021V4 - Page 19

Member News

Jarrett Chirico has accepted the Director of Racquets position at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas , Tx . Jarrett who is a PPR Lead Clinician left Baltimore Country Club where the racquets program grew over 500 % under his leadership .
His new role brings many opportunities not only for pickleball but for racquets at one of the most prestigious clubs in the country . Jarrett started at Royal Oaks last month and already has 6 PPR workshops scheduled for Dallas . He has already scheduled 2 national pickleball tournaments , pro camps from Ben Johns and other top 10 players and guest appearances from legends like Nick Bollettieri coming to Royal Oaks . Pretty Exciting !!
Jarrett believes that we have entered the Golden Age of Racquets and he continues to guide our industry into the future . He is a Triple Threat – certified professional in PPR Pickleball , PTR Tennis and PPTR Platform Tennis
He can be reached at jchirico @ roccdallas . com for questions on camps , certifications or ratings clinics .
You may recognize Hilton Head Island resident Reggie Sanderson . This 28-year PTR member has had a full career of teaching and coaching tennis including stints as the Saint Joseph ’ s College Tennis coach in Indiana and Academy Coach at Van Der Meer Tennis Academy on HHI .
Now Reggie has started a new journey in his career . He recently joined the Pickleball Pro Staff at Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center on Hilton Head Island . This beautiful facility has 24 dedicated Pickleball Courts and is the home of Touring Pro , Sarah Ansboury . In October , Palmetto Dunes will also host the APP Tour event
Beckie Mathis of North Wilkesboro , NC hosts her Sunday Fun Day Pickleball Clinic at
Northern Foothills Tennis & Pickleball where she just constructed their 6th Pickleball Court .
Beckie is a 30-year PTR Tennis Pro and a charter member of PPR as a Certified Pickleball Pro making her a Dual Impact Professional . She is also a PickTen authorized provider .
As a member of PPR Team HEAD – Beckie has an exclusive paddle contract with HEAD and promotes HEAD to all her students ! HEAD Gravity is her paddle of choice !
Beckie won Gold Medals in Women ’ s 50-54 Singles and Doubles this past spring at the NC Senior Games held in Boone . www . pprpickleball . org July 2021 Around The Post 19