Saturday, August 14, 2021



NEW MEMBERS
DONNA DABECK
RICK NOVOSAD
KATIE SCHOEBEN
LINDA GRAHAM
CALVIN TABATA
DEBORAH NELSON




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Congratulations to Pat & Shireen Kolarik for passing their IPTPA 4.0 skills test. Remember that you can take the test right here in QC through our IPTPA certified raters.  If you are interested, please email the individuals below.  If you have any questions, please click here for a FAQ section.  For the IPTPA skills rating assessment, click here.

2.5 - 3.5 Raters
Bill Vollink: billvollink@gmail.com
Jean Bustard: jeanb@dcmesa.com

4.0 or 4.5 Rater
Sharon Kolarik: skolarik@dccanyon.com









Player Development Director 

Search for 2021/2022 Season




At the October 2020 board meeting, a possible new organization for the QCPC player development program that included a contract Player Development (PD) Director (Director) was discussed.


For the upcoming 2021/2022 season we will most likely outgrow or severely stress our very successful volunteer-based program because of projected growth in membership from new homes & popularity of the sport. A solution to maintain our goal of offering quality, consistent PD activities is to have a dedicated Director work for the club. This part-time person would pick up certain offerings which would reduce the number of volunteer hours needed but would not eliminate the need for many volunteers.

With the 2021/2022 season just around the corner it is time to advertise for this position and this announcement is first going to QCPC members.

To see the job description, click “HERE”.

Interviews will include an on-court teaching demonstration. To be considered, applicants will need a teaching certification from a recognized pickleball organization such as USA Pickleball, IPTPA or Pickleball Coaching International and hold liability insurance at levels required by Quail Creek POA contract.

If this position is filled it will have no impact on the approved QCPC budgets. In the 2019/2020 shortened season there were 570 volunteer slots between October and early March. We estimate that if we had a PD Director during that period, we still would have needed to fill 350 volunteer slots. Having a director will reduce the load on QCPC members who have been so generous volunteering their time in the past.

If we are successful filling this position, we hope to expand club offerings, including mentor play, play critique, and “level-up” sessions. A request for volunteers will go out to club members in September.

If you have questions about what a volunteer coach or assistant coach does, please contact Jean Bustard at jeanb@dcmesa.com.