Sports have always been a big part of Joe’s life. As a child, he was involved in competitive baseball, tennis, hockey and soccer, with hockey taking him through his college years. His passion for sports led to a career of teaching middle-school Physical Education. Joe was a high-school tennis coach and USPTA tennis teaching professional for several years before being introduced to the sport of Pickleball. In just his first year of playing competitively, Joe earned a bronze medal in age group singles at the USAPA National Championships. He is currently an IPTPA certified teaching professional and Colorado Co-Director of Training/Testing, as well as a PPR Certified Teaching Professional. Joe recently taught his first clinic for the Wounded Warrior Project and plans to continue that program throughout Colorado. He is the teaching Pro at Garden of the Gods Country Club in Colorado and continues to teach clinics and compete in professional tournaments around the country.
- Tournament of Champions Senior Pro Singles Silver Medalist
- Brigham City Open Senior Men’s Singles Gold Medalist
- Brigham City Open Senior Pro Doubles Bronze Medalist
- Nationals VIII Men’s 50+ Singles Bronze Medalist