Larry Keefe

GRPC Lesson Coordinator


GRPC classes are free for club members

Larry is the lesson co-coordinator for the clu, and has been teaching pickleball for two years. He is adept at helping beginners and intermediates. Larry also teaches kids pickleball. Larry’s upcoming schedule of lessons is on the club calendar. Private lessons by appointment


Adult Intermediate lessons (2.5 to 3.5)

Wednesdays July 10-31 at 9 a.m. at Belknap Park

Wednesdays Sept 4-25 (limited to 7 players)


Adult Beginner lessons

Sundays Aug 4-25 at 5:30 p.m. at Belknap. (limited to 16 players)


Youth lessons

Second Tuesday of each month 5:30 p.m.

Linda Jirous

Seven years experience teaching beginners and intermediate players. Emphasis on safety, skill and playing with patience and placement. Linda also sells Paddletek Paddles (made in Michigan) and gives a free lesson to people who purchase a paddle from her. Private and group lessons by appointment.

Linda also gives 10% of her profit back to GRPC.


Ross Kornoelje

Ross is available to teach group or individual lessons, subject to court availability.

Bob Trout

Pickleball 101, 201 and 301 Bob is an instructor with the Grand Rapids Pickleball Academy. He also gives
lessons to family groups and kids
Lessons for beginners, novice and intermediate players. Lessons provided at various venues. Bob is also
a seller of Selkirk Paddles