PRIVATE LESSON TYPES
PRIVATE LESSON: 1 PLAYER
One-on-one instruction with a Dink City Pickleball Instructor is a great way to improve a particular skill or mechanic you are struggling with.
SEMI PRIVATE LESSON:
Semi private lessons allow two people to work on specific skills and mechanics with a Dink City Pickleball Instructor. This a great lesson to take with your partner or a friend.
GROUP LESSON: 3 PLAYERS
3 players work with a Dink City Pickleball Instructor in a very interactive lesson. Skills and mechanics can be worked on in real-time play with the instructor as one of the players.
GROUP LESSON: 4 PLAYERS
This lesson type is a great opportunity for a small group to work on improving their playing style and mechanics. TheDink City Pickleball Instructor is able to properly diagnose and correct your mechanics as they view you from all angles during play. Both mechanics and strategy can be discussed effectively in this lesson type.
Dink City Pickleball Instructors
is a PPR certified professional instructor. As a senior at Bucknell University majoring in Economics, he dedicates his summer to teaching the community on the courts here at DiNK CITY. Tryston has been playing pickleball for over 9 years and has recently taken steps to play at the professional tour level. Aside from pickleball, he has been playing tennis for as long as he can remember and is a fierce platform tennis and golf competitor. In his free time, he enjoys working out, playing the guitar, and engaging in all types of sporting competitions. Tryston’s instruction involves a logistical, methodical, and straightforward approach. He utilizes his own knowledge and skills integrated with the PPR teaching guidelines, which have proven to be an effective form of improving your game. Book a private lesson or join the beginner and intermediate clinics with Tryston to elevate your game!
is a PPR certified pickleball instructor and dedicated Dink City teaching pro. With an extensive background in health and fitness, Fiona employs a holistic teaching approach aimed at athletic development and progressive pickleball techniques. Her fitness and coaching background include 9 years as the head coach of the Radnor Girls Tennis team and over 10 years as a fitness trainer primarily with Platoon Fitness. She also has over 20 years of nursing experience including a Master’s from Villanova University. She uses sound techniques and a strong knowledge base to develop fun and interesting classes for all levels. Try out one of her hybrid fitness/pickleball classes - Power Pickle or Cardio Pickle!
Jeanne Craft, M.S
is a Strengths and Performance psychologist and certified PPR and USPTR coach. Jeanne held NCAA head tennis coaching positions with Penn State University and Rosemont College and was awarded Coach of The Year by the Philadelphia Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. Jeanne is an accomplished tennis, pickleball and platform tennis player. Medaling in many pickleball tournaments, winning multiple national tennis titles as well as PA States platform tennis championships.
Jeanne is certified as a Strengths Performance Consultant from the Gallup University’s Integrated Management System Program. Her strengths consulting and leadership training led her to form a non-profit that helped urban youth find their strengths, motivation, and confidence. Jeanne believes when you play to your strengths, you have your greatest success. Sign up for Jeanne’s clinics and lessons to unlock your strengths and develop your game!