Pickleball Instructor: Cody Barbeau
PCI, NCCP I and Head Coach of the National Competitive Training League.
Cody is proud to be the new Pickleball Coach for the Orléans Tennis Club and currently competes as a Selkirk Sport Professional Player. He is also the Pickleball Coach at the RA Centre for Advanced players. He is a multiple gold medallist in local and regional events and a national medalist.
Cody has been coaching pickleball for 4 years. He is the founder of the National Competitive Training League (2019) which assembles top players to develop the skills and mindset necessary to compete and win at a National level. As a result, Cody has the pleasure of coaching, drilling and playing with top Pickleball players across Canada.
He also brings 5 years of tennis coaching and 25 years of golf professional experience. His athletic achievements include a provincial championship in tennis, golf, as well as a gold medal in golf at the World Masters Games.
Cody’s passion for coaching is equally as high as his passion for competing. His goal is to work with players to break barriers and improve their skills, so they achieve all their goals.
Pickleball Instructor: Joane van Bergen
Joane loves playing pickleball, is passionate about teaching both adults/youth, enjoys competing and has refereed many tournaments including the US Open. She earned her Pickleball Coaching Certification from PPR Professional Pickleball Registry and her Level 2 Referee status in Naples, Florida. She is a member of PCO and USAPA. Joane's organized lessons focus on understanding basics from the onset and developing fundamental skills to establish a solid foundation. Her Referee status allows her to pass on all the current rules and strategy tips. She speaks English, French and basic Dutch.
Joane offers a simple and efficient approach to the game. She enjoys helping others learn the sport and improve their performance. If you are an adult or youth pickleball beginner looking for the "right way" to start the game in a fun and supportive environment, give Joane a call.
Pickleball Pro: Luc Germain
Luc is a Level II International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association Professional, learning facilitator and Ottawa ambassador of Pickleball Ontario, and was a founding member and first Vice-President of the Ottawa Pickleball Association. He comes to us with six years of pickleball coaching experience, with 15 years experience as a ski instructor with the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiers.
Luc loves introducing people to the sport of pickleball, and to help players improve their game (both skills and strategy). He speaks both English and French.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-299-4614
Pickleball Instructor : Matt Kawamoto
Matt Kawamoto started playing pickleball in 2016. Since then, he has grown to become the top player in Ontario and one of the best in Canada. He has taken gold in both men’s and mixed doubles at the last three Ontario provincials and has also been successful at many international tournaments including gold at the US Open.
Having graduated from teacher’s college, Matt currently pursues a career in pickleball and enjoys teaching and competing in the game. He brings his love of teaching to all his lessons and clinics and finds a way to connect with each student. He is a director and a level 2 instructor for the IPTPA, one of the leading coaching organizations.
Availablity: Clinics Only