Lessons

Contact Our Instructors for Private Lessons

The Pickleball Instructors below are well-known and highly respected within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. They teach clinics, bootcamps and classes at VICTORIUM. Each Instructor also teaches private lessons and group lessons outside of VICTORIUM. If you are interested in private or group lessons, please contact them directly.

Cathy Turchan

Cathy Turchan

Cathy Colbert Turchan has been playing for over seven years and loves watching players elevate their game. Cathy has been actively competing for six years and has been teaching in Arizona and Park City, Utah for four years.

cturchan1@gmail.com

David Smith

David Smith

David Smith is the teaching pro at Anthem Golf & Country Club in beautiful Anthem, AZ.  He is a Certified PPR Pickleball Instructor and a member of Pickleball Coaching International.  David has played in pickleball tournaments all over the US.  He invests a lot of time in Pickleball, playing and studying the game and talking to renowned coaches across the country about the game of pickleball, new methods, and “everything” about pickleball.

david@pbcoachdavid.com

Jeff Peck

Jeff Peck

After playing tennis for over 40 years and coaching others, as well as achieving a 2nd place finish in the USTA 4.5 Nationals, Jeff left the sport due to injury. Once his shoes landed on a Pickleball court he found his new home. As a PPR Certified Pro Instructor, Jeff instructs players from basics to high level court strategies.

jawpeck@cox.net

Terri Schaefers

Terri Schaefers

Terri Schaefers has an extensive Racquet Sports background in Tennis, Racquetball and Pickleball as an instructor and tournament competitor. Terri has been playing and competing in Pickleball for 7 years and an instructor for 3 years.  Terri is a PPR and IPTPA Certified Professional Instructor and a sponsored player for Gearbox Sports. She has been currently teaching for the City of Scottsdale, the J.W. Marriott and the Phoenix Country Club. Terri’s  passion is sharing her love of pickleball and teaching players to improve their skills.  She looks forward to seeing you on the courts!

tmschaefers@gmail.com

Nathan Tang

Nathan Tang

Nathan Tang is a PPR Certified Instructor and 5.0+ player.  Currently a college sophomore, Nathan is the Co-founder and President of the Pickleball Club at ASU.  He competes with his competitive ASU team in the DUPR Collegiate series regionally and nationally. Nathan enjoys teaching all levels and all ages.  Private one-on-one lessons $75/hour.  For group lessons (2-3 players) $100/hour or $120/hr for four players.  Nathan is currently teaching in Tempe.

Text 480-826-3935 or email ntang24@gmail.com

 

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