Lon Krantz

Pickleball Professional
Specialty Pickleball

Lon is the Director of Testing and Training for the International Pickleball Teaching Professional
Association (IPTPA) for the Southern California region and a IPTPA Certified Instructor as well. He
currently works for the renowned Bobby Riggs Tennis and Paddle in Encinitas, California and is the
head pickleball pro at the Coronado Marriott Resort and Spa on Coronado Island. Previously, he
taught pickleball in Colorado at The Ridge recreation center in Littleton, Colorado before moving to
the San Diego area. His 20+ years of playing experience has provided invaluable insight to his now
7+ years of professional instruction.

Lon is 5.0 player and a sponsored Team ProKennex Pro and competes at both the local and national
● 2017 Bronze PPF Mens Doubles Senior Pro
● 2016 Gold May Mayhem Open 5.0 Mens Doubles
● 2016 Gold San Diego Senior Olympics(50-54)
● 2015 Silver California States Games Open 5.0

Helping students improve their games by utilizing strong fundamental techniques, and providing
clear, comprehensible instruction. Students will learn high percentage strategies, which helps to
place them in positions that yield desired results. Most importantly, Lon places emphasis on
keeping pickleball fun, while playing it at their best ability. His style is positive and encouraging which
brings out the best in student and teacher.


cell (970) 646 0390