Tag: Robson Ranch Pickleball Club

Pickleball Club December Shoot Out

Left to right: Tracey Kucharski, Lee Tarver, Marilyn Winter, Al Arco, and Rod Daake

Dave Parker Even though the morning temperature was 43 degrees, the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club filled all 16 courts in an All Club Shootout. The dress for the shootout was holiday festive and many of the players stepped up with some great attire. All 64 players were placed in relative skill levels with the most…

Let There Be Light!

Dave Parker With the growing demand for lighted evening pickleball courts, the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club decided to step up and make it happen! The club was polled, and a majority of the members supported the funding for lighting eight additional pickleball courts. After three years of planning, the lighting project was completed. Robson Ranch now…

Pickleball Club Player Profile: Forest Bell

Dave Parker This month, the Robson Ranch Pickleball Club would like to profile Forest Bell. He loves the game and you can find him on the pickleball courts most mornings. Forest is Robson’s most famous chef, and is certainly our resident culinary expert. Tell us about your family and how you ended up at Robson…

RRDPC Pickleball Academy AND Player Development

Mike Conley, RRDPC Player Development Committee Chair; Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy Manager; Jim Lafferty, RRDPC Skills Training Manager In calendar year 2018 the Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club conducted 19 pickleball academies and ten skills training sessions. Each six-hour pickleball academy is designed to introduce students to pickleball basics, rules, strokes, scoring, court procedures and…

Pickleball Academies

April Pickleball Academy graduates

Larry Nortunen, RRDPC Academy The Robson Ranch Denton Pickleball Club continues to train new members during the recently completed April and May Pickleball Academies. Twenty-one students, new to pickleball and mostly new to Robson Ranch, completed the training consisting of four evening sessions. Academy Instructors led sessions covering pickleball rules, scoring, basic strokes, game strategy…

Pickleball Academy Bachelors degree graduates

March 9 Pickleball Academy Graduates

Dave and Susan Parker The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club has seen record interest since the construction began on an additional 12 outdoor courts. The club will have the largest outdoor facility in Texas with a total of 16 courts. The club is growing at an unprecedented pace with over 350 members. Pickleball is the fastest…

Record numbers enrolling in Pickleball Academy

The Pickleball Academy

Dave Parker The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club continues to grow at an astonishing rate. Record numbers are registering for the Pickleball Academy. Some of the increased interest may be due to the current expansion of courts to 16. The January academy set a record with 16 new students in the program. Professors Dr. Jim and…

Pickleball Club hosts Dinkfest event

Susan Parker Dinkfest was a wonderful time for all who attended last month, about 100 people. Games and prizes as well as food, fun and great fellowship was had by all. Some said, “When and what is the next club event?” Watch for future notices to find out. Our court construction is moving at a…

Residents become USAPA certified referees

Ford Roberson and Fred Thompson

During the past year, two of Robson Ranch’s most committed pickleball players have been going through a ten step process to become USAPA Certified Referees. In the pickleball world this is the highest accomplishment. Once you are certified, you are considered a professional referee. At this time, there are only 35 in the entire United…

International Pickleball Association formed

In 2017, a new pickleball association is forming to provide services to super seniors competing in tournaments across the country and around the globe. The new organization is called SSIPA (Super Senior International Pickleball Association). Super Seniors are players falling in the four age groups recognized by the USA Pickleball Association for players 65 and…