Teaching Professionals

Steve Paranto (text 503-310-0650):

  • Over 30 years of experience teaching pickleball
  • Instructional writer for Pickleball magazine
  • Multiple national medal winner: 5.0 level seniors

Tony Tollenaar (email Tony):

  • Silver medal (Men's Sr. Pro Doubles): 2017 Tournament of Champions
  • Silver medal (Men's Sr. Open Doubles): 2017 USAPA Nationals
  • Silver medal (Men's 5.0 50-59 Doubles): 2017 Oregon Senior Games
  • Tony is available to teach in the Wilsonville area

Travis Rood (view website):

  • Gold medal (Men's 35+ Doubles): 2016 So Cal Classic
  • Gold medal (Men's 5.0 Doubles): 2016 Coeur d'Alene Classic
  • Gold medal (Men's 5.0 50-59 Doubles): 2017 Washington Senior Games
  • Gold medal (Men's 5.0 50-55 Doubles): 2018 Oregon Senior Games
  • Travis is available to teach in the Vancouver area
  • Private lessons, semi-private lessons, & clinics by appointment

Paul Porch (text 360-609-7479)

  • 5.0 USAPA Legacy Tournament Player Rating
  • Instructing Pickleball, Mathematics, and Swimming for over 50 years
  • Contributing Instructional writer for the Pickleball Magazine
  • Featured in Pickleball Central Blog “Meet the Pickleball Pros” (6th of January 2015)
  • Medal winner at Nationals, Huntsman, Tournament of Champions
  • Gold medal winner at numerous local, regional, and out-of-state tournaments
  • Member of the Tournament Player Ratings committee and consultant to USAPA
  • Instructor Certification through the PPR (Professional Pickleball Registry)
  • Clinics and Private Lessons at Evergreen Tennis Center and other locations

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