Wednesday, September 01, 2010

KLM Paddle Academy

KLM Paddle Academy takes place on September 23, 24, and 26

Start your paddle season out on the right foot. We have brought in some of the best players and teachers of platform tennis to take your game to the next level.

Thursday, Sep 23rd, 8:30-11:30am
Women – Series 3 & 4

Thursday, Sep 23rd, Noon-3pm
Women – Series 6 & 8

Thursday, Sep 23rd, 4-7:00pm
Men – 2009 Series 1-8

Friday, Sep 24th, 8:30-11:30am
Women – Series 1 & 2

Friday, Sep 24th, Noon-3pm
Women – Series 10, 13 and in-house players

Friday, Sep 24th, 4-7:00 pm
Men – 2009 Series 9-18

Sunday, Sep 26th, 12:30-3pm
Men & Women Beginners

All courts will be divided by ability and will include drilling as well as point play. Cost is $130 for a 3 hour session. $99 for 2 ½ hour beginner session.

Space is limited to 16 participants. Sign up by emailing and sending your check to: Mary Doten, 4143 Woodland Ave, Western Springs, 60558

Academy Instructors

Mike Marino, PPTA Certified
Director of Racquet Sports at North Shore Country Club.
Currently ranked #2 in the country. Three time Illinois State Champion. 2005 and 2010 National finalist, 2006 National Semi-finalist, and 2006 Premier Cup Champion.

Mary Doten, PPTA Certified
Head Paddle Pro at KLM.
6 time and current 2010 National Platform Tennis Champion. 8 time and current Illinois State Champion. Currently ranked #1 in the country for women’s paddle.

Mark Johnson, PPTA Certified
Paddle Professional at Indian Hill Club.
2010 National Mixed Doubles Champion. 2010 IL State Champion and Indianapolis Open Champion. Currently ranked #1 in Mixed Doubles and #6 in the Men's Open Division.

Marina Ohlmuller, PPTA Certified
Co-Director of Racquet Sports, The Winter Club of Lake Forest Current 2010 Mixed National Champion. Ranked in the top ten in the nation for the last 6 years. Marina has over ten National titles including two National Championships with her husband Dave.