Hours of Operation: We have returned to 24 Hours!

Pickleball Teaching Pros

Sara Bochte
PCI Certified Teach Pro

Sara Bochte – PCI Certified


Sara Bochte is a GED teacher and private tutor. She had been a softball and volleyball player before finding pickleball in 2017. Since then, she has become a 4.5 USAPA rated tournament player. She became a certified pro th

rough Pickleball Teaching International (PCI) in 2021 and currently offers private lessons and clinics to players of all levels looking to improve their game. She also enjoys swimming, cooking and volunteering with local shelter rabbits.

Private Lesson Rates:
1 hour: $60 (member rate) | 1 hour: $70 (non member rate)

Sean Rickard
IPTPA Certified Teaching Pro

Sean Rickard IPTPA Certified


Sean Rickard is a local Firefighter and Pickleball Professional. He grew up playing tennis and table tennis and switched to Pickleball in 2015. Since then, he has become a USAPA rated 5.0 tournament player and now teaches the game throughout Southern Arizona. Last year he became certified by the International Pickleball Teaching Professionals Association (IPTPA) as a Rating Specialist and Teaching Professional. Sean offers private lessons and clinics to players of all skills who are looking to improve their game.


Included on our 20 acres by the river are:

  • 30 lighted tennis courts
  • 12 lighted pickleball courts
  • 11 indoor racquetball/handball courts
  • Aerobics/yoga
  • Exercise classes throughout the day
  • Two 75′ junior Olympic heated pools
  • Basketball Courts
  • Volleyball courts
  • Fully equipped weight room
  • Cardiovascular machines
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • Sauna

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