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 gives 10% of her profit back to GRPC.


John DeHoog

Free lessons for beginners with little or no Pickleball experience. Small group sessions lasting two hours at a
well-equipped local indoor venue.

More than a decade of pickleball teaching experience – uses a ball machine to best utilize the time on the courts.

Free use of demo paddles prior to purchase. Classes last two hours on Thursday mornings, but phone for other options.


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.