Cookie Cherilyn Drake is our local home grown champion!
Cookie Drake has played pickleball for 6 years. She began as a 3.5 player and worked her way to becoming a top player at the 5.0 Sr Pro level competing in Canada, the United States and Europe. She has worked with many top players and has conducted clinics in the US, Canada, Japan, and Finland. Some of her major accomplishments are:
2x US Open Gold medalist, 3 time US Open Silver medalist, 3x Canadian National Silver medalist, National Champion at the USAPA National Tournament and 3 time silver medalist at the USAPA Nationals, Bronze medalist Tournament of Champions, 6 time Gold medalist Grand Canyon State Games, 4x Gold Medalist Huntsmen World Sr Games. 3x Gold medalist US National Senior Games.
Cookie is a great teacher is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills. She and Les Drake are amazing ambassadors for the sport of pickleball!