2013 had dozens of very special pickleball people nominated for the coveted Pickleball Rocks Player of the Month award.
Some were great pickleball players, while some were just plain great for the sport, yet happened to play pickleball.
Here were this year’s Player of the Month winners:
January: Trudee Klein
February: Justin Rodgers
March: Sid Cojac
April: Stephanie Lane
May: Kyle Hicken
June: Walt Hooker
July: Dennis Forbes
August: Tom and Ann Earley
September: David Schollmeier
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October: Rick Marion
November: Jessica LeMire
December: Wesley Gabrielsen
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Please congratulate our first ever high schooler as the Pickleball Rocks Player of the Month.
Kyle Hicken won both the 2013 singles and doubles titles at Chartiers Valley High School.
We have been following the pickleball exploits at Chartiers Valley for quite some time as they have over 100 players enter their yearly tournament plus they compete against other northeast high schools.
Thanks for the nomination Alec Oliverio. Congratulations Kyle Hicken.
The USA Pickleball Association has over 700 official ambassadors nationwide and they all work hard.
This month’s Pickleball Rocks Player of the Month just happens to work harder than most.
Walt’s name keeps popping up all over the place with tremendous promotional pickleball powerpoint presentations and a never ceasing effort to get new players to the courts.
Congratulate this month’s Pickleball Rock’s Player of the Month, Walt Hooker.
Talk about special people, this couple not only has one of the most beautiful pickleball complexes on the planet, but they openly make it known that everyone is welcome to play. And I do mean welcome with southern hospitality.
They have been the driving force behind the great growth in Georgia and their tournaments are quickly becoming legendary.
Please congratulation this month’s Player(s) of the Month, Tom and Ann Earley.
His nominator had this to say: Dave is all about introducing pickleball to EVERYONE, seniors and kids alike. He always has a huge smile on his face and has put a tremendous amount of work into developing the Southern Wisconsin area.
Congratulations to our Pickleball Rocks Player of the Month, David Schollmeier.
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