AboutScott

SILVER MEDAL WINNER OF 2016 US OPEN 5.0 45+ Singles

BRONZE MEDAL WINNER OF 2016 US OPEN 5.0 40+ Mens Doubles

 

With an outstanding background as a player and instructor, Scott brings both his passion and his expertise to the court, helping you to believe & achieve your pickleball goals! 

 

In 1971, Scott Tingley was born in Clearwater, Florida. It is here that he began his love for tennis back in 1981 at the age of 10.  Playing with players from all over the country he ranked for the first time nationally at the age of 14. 

 

As the years went on, life began to happen and the racquets got dusty until he found the incredible sport of Pickleball in January 2012.  Scott’s passion for this sport grew so quickly that before he knew it, he was investing as many as 15+ hours per week and loving every second of it.  He was quickly playing with players that were national champions.

 

In Scott’s very first tournament he placed 4th playing at a 4.0 level with 9 months experience under his belt.  This first tournament only fueled his fire and since then he has played in numberous tournaments every year with over 40+ medals including Silver Medal 5.0 45+ Singles and Bronze Medal 5.0  40+ Mens Doubles at the 2016 US Open in Naples, FL.

 

Over the years he has enjoyed teaching and coaching in many different sports.  He has been working as a private Pickleball coach in the Punta Gorda area and has done group clinics around the U.S. His abilities and teaching techniques help students feel comfortable on the court and has earned him the privelage of serving as an IPTPA Certifier for Instructors.  It is Scott’s passion to assist students as well as instructors to sharpen their own abilities to achieve what they need to take their passion to the next level.

 

Scott looks forward to bringing his skill and passion for Pickleball to students of all ages.

 

What some of my happy students have to say:  

"I've taken lessons from Scott since I first started playing last year. I truly love his enthusiasim for his students and the game. Scott tailors his lessons to your needs. You always walk away with something new and valuable to help your game. I always look forward to a lesson with Scott knowing that it will help make a difference in the way I play."

-Deb S.

 

 

"Without any question, I attribute the advancement in my Pickleball skills to the coaching and strategies Scott has provided. I would recommend him to anyone who wishes to take their game to the next level."

-Sue C.

"" I am almost 60 and a real beginner. With lessons from Scott, I have been able to become very comfortable playing this game very quickly. Scott not only teaches the fundamentals, he gives you the confidence you need to grow in your ability.He understands your personal goals and really focuses on improving your technique, strategy and awareness on the court. 

Scott has been invaluable to my love of the game and my determination to continue to improve."

-Robyn S.

 

"Silver medal RiverBend round robbin, and vote most improved player. Thanks!"  Barbara Tyrell