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Lon is the Director of Testing and Training for the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) for the Southern California region and a IPTPA Certified Instructor as well.

He currently works for the renowned Bobby Riggs Tennis and Paddle in Encinitas, California and is the head pickleball pro at the Coronado Marriott Resort and Spa on Coronado Island. Previously, he taught pickleball in Colorado at The Ridge recreation center in Littleton, Colorado before moving to the San Diego area. His 20+ years of playing experience has provided invaluable insight to his now 7+ years of professional instruction.

Player Profile
Lon is 5.0 player and a sponsored Team ProKennex Pro and competes at both the local and national level.
● 2017 Bronze PPF Mens Doubles Senior Pro
● 2016 Gold May Mayhem Open 5.0 Mens Doubles
● 2016 Gold San Diego Senior Olympics(50-54)
● 2015 Silver California States Games Open 5.0

Teaching Philosophy
Helping students improve their games by utilizing strong fundamental techniques, and providing clear, comprehensible instruction. Students will learn high percentage strategies, which helps to place them in positions that yield desired results. Most importantly, Lon places emphasis on keeping pickleball fun, while playing it at their best ability. His style is positive and encouraging which brings out the best in student and teacher.

You can contact Lon for private and group lessons. Call or Text : 970 646 0390

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