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Daniel Ladislaw



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PPR certified teaching professional.


I teach pickleball because for me it was truly love at first sight. Now, I get to share that excitement and passion with people of all ages and walks of life. There’s nothing better than seeing a student improve a part of their game and excitedly hearing them talk about it! It’s the best!


The community! I first witnessed "live" pickleball while visiting my wife’s grandparents down in Florida. Seeing folks of all ages laughing, having fun and being competitive while getting some exercise in, it was a game changer for me. Knew instantly I had to play and that this sport would always be with me. I’ve met more friends in two years of pickleball than my entire life outside of pickleball!

I first started playing pickleball about a year and a half ago. Having played ice hockey competitively since I was young, adapting some of those skills to pickleball helped me to advance rather quickly. I still have a long way to get to where I want but that’s the beauty of the sport. With some time, effort and proper instruction, you can go pretty far in pickleball. I look forward to seeing you all there!


People should try pickleball because it is truly one of the most inclusive sports out there. You can go from playing with young kids, to peers, to 55 plus groups and have a completely different experience but total blast within each group. There is always something to be learned, to be found or places to explore in pickleball. It doesn’t matter what your level is either because there is always room for growth and improvement. Wish I had found this sport when I was younger but it really doesn’t matter when it comes to you. The beauty is that you found it, you’re here and I'd wager you will never look back!


Having been involved in sports my entire life as both a player and a coach, I have a firm understanding on what it takes to improve based on practice and execution of skills necessary to succeed in a sport. I have applied this same focus and mentality to education having worked for close to 20 years as a teacher and principal in public education. These sport and educational experiences have led me to where I am today as a pickleball coach. Given the opportunity, I am confident I can meet you where you’re at, connect with you and help improve your game through lessons, drilling and live game situations. Let’s get on the court and have some fun!

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