The 8-hour Certification workshop is for coaches working with Adult Pickleball players. Each workshop is delivered by highly trained clinicians responsible for creating an effective learning environment for all coaches. The workshops include the oncourt teaching test and the skills assessment within the 8 hours. The written test is self-directed online after the workshop. The workshop fee is $147.

Coaches attending the Certification Workshop and who demonstrate an acceptable level of competence in three (3) key areas will achieve a PPR Certification at one of the following levels:

Pro Certification: 4.0 skill level playing and demonstrating, exceptional teaching ability, score at least 90% on the written exam, will be certified to teach both beginners and improvers
Coach Certification: 3.5 skill level playing and demonstrating, competent teaching ability, score at least 75% on the written exam, will be certified to teach beginners

You must be a PPR Certified Member in order to register for a PPR Certification workshop. 

February 8SC - Hilton Head IslandOnly 2 Spots Left!PC020820SC
February 9TX - Dallas**Wait List**PC020920TX
February 9FL - Ft. MyersOnly 1 Spot Left!PC122919FL
February 12SC - Hilton Head Island PC021220SC
February 16SC - Hilton Head Island PC021620SC
February 22KY - Louisville PC022220KY
February 23NC - Durham PC022320NC
February 29FL - Boca Raton PC022920FL
March 18SC - Hilton Head Island PC031820SC
March 22NJ - Little Silver PC111719NJ
March 28FL - Boca Raton PC032820FL
March 29MD - Annapolis Area (Arnold) PC032920MD
April 3MO - St. Louis Area (**NEW**PC040320MO
April 4OH - Columbus PC041120OH
April 5VT - South Burlington**NEW**PC040520VT
April 25MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC042520MD
April 26VA - DC Area - Reston PC042520VA
May 7KY - Owensboro PC050720KY
May 23MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC052320MD
May 28GA - Atlanta PC052820GA
June 3OH - Cincinnati PC060320OH
June 20MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC062020MD
June 24CA - Encinitas PC062420CA
July 22IL - Chicago PC072220IL
July 25MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC072520MD
August 6IN - Indianapolis PC080620IN
August 22MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC082220MD
September 2WI - Milwaukee PC090220WI
September 19MD - Baltimore Area (Lutherville) PC091920MD
September 21NV - Las Vegas PC092120NV
October 7TN - Nashville PC100720TN
October 20FL - Punta Gorda PC102020FL

A 3 hour workshop specifically designed for people who introduce pickleball to new players, especially those with little to no prior sports background.  This course will teach you to easily show new players the non-volley zone, transition, serve, return and scoring – the basics of pickleball. There are no testing requirements nor certification and participants will receive an attendance/completion certificate. This course is ideal for USAPA Ambassadors and those who facilitate open play at various facilities. Workshop registration is $74.

**Must be at least a PPR Affiliate & USAPA member to take workshop**

New workshops are added weekly, if you don’t see a workshop in your area, you should go ahead and join PPR to stay updated on the latest workshops added.

February 22KY - LouisvilleOnly 4 Spots Left!PE022220KY
February 23NC - DurhamOnly 3 Spots Left!PE022320NC
March 22NJ - Little SilverOnly 4 Spots Left!PE032220NJ
April 4OH - ColumbusOnly 4 Spots Left!PE040420OH

Participants receive a digital copy of USA Pickleball Playbook for Youth as well as other Youth Development Resources.

This exciting new curriculum will help coaches

  • Introduce Basic Skills in a Dynamic Manner
  • Acquire effective methods for managing play for groups of all sizes, ages and abilities
  • Discover new fun skill building activities
  • Learn new Pickleball Games
  • Adapt for any Space
  • Keep Kids engaged and energized
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