Coaches Corner – June 2022

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching info from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring . . . TIPS – Third shot- what??!? Hold on- how about the first & second?! Walt Woo I first stumbled onto pickleball going for a walk in Vernon in […]

Coaches Corner – April 2022

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching info from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring . . . Diane’s 10 Tips For Beginners Diane Dol I must admit, after being a competitive tennis player for most of my life I was skeptical when I first heard […]

Coaches Corner – March 2022

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring . . . Ruth’s video “Cross Fit Training Complementing Pickleball” Ruth Johnson “Pickleball,” a funny word that I heard from friends and fitness clients several years ago.  Being the curious […]

Coaches Corner – February 2022

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring … Coach Cyndi video Cyndi Boado My pickleball story began less than 2 years ago. I work across from Kerrisdale Community Center as a nurse.  One day I cut across […]

Coaches Corner – October, 2021

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring … Mona Lee Level One Certified Pickleball Instructor (IPTPA) Mona is an International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) Certified Instructor since February 2019 and an International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) […]

Coaches Corner – August, 2021

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring … Richard Lee Level Two Certified Pickleball Instructor (IPTPA) Richard Lee has always have a love for racket sports. Richard grew up playing badminton and later on lots of tennis […]

Coaches Corner – July, 2021

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring … Anke Harpe Level One Certified Pickleball Instructor (IPTPA) Anke started playing Pickleball in the fall of 2015. As a former physical education teacher with a serious squash-playing background, Anke […]

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Coaches Corner – June, 2021

Each month we will feature a bio and a teaching video from each of our coaches in the Vancouver area. This month we are featuring… Charles Neufeldt Level Two Certified Pickleball Instructor (IPTPA) Charles Neufeldt has been a fixture on the BC and Vancouver-area Pickleball scene for many years. If you’ve ever had him as […]

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Coaches Corner – May, 2021

Coach Catalin brings experience and diversity to the pickleball courts during his lessons and clinics. As a certified Tennis Professional Association (TPA) instructor for over 10 years and International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) instructor since 2017, Catalin has developed a keen eye for finding ways to help improve his students’ game. He uses an interactive teaching style, filled with various techniques, hands on experience and a lot of fun.

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VPA Skills Assessment Sessions

SKILLS ASSESSMENT FOR PLAYERS THAT SELF-ASSESS AT LEVEL 2.5, 3.0, OR 3.5: ADDITIONAL SESSIONS HAVE BEEN ADDED, FOR MAY 2nd, 9th and 23rd WHERE: CREEKSIDE COMMUNITY CENTRE, 1 Athlete’s Way, Vancouver (Olympic Village) Note: Even though this event is being held at the Creekside Community Centre, it is a private event for VPA members only.  […]