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Eugene Mak

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

eugene.mak92@gmail.com

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Isaac St. Cyr

ITPTA Certified Coach

isaacstcyr@hotmail.com

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Dr. Sean Graham

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

Chiropractor, Injury Prevention

satoripickleball@gmail.com

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Cyndi Boado

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

bcyndi92@gmail.com

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Ben Cheung

NCCP Level 1 Certified Coach

ITPTA Certified Coach

info@pacpickleball.ca

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons allow you to get help with specific parts of your game, whether thats a skill you're looking to work on, if you want to advance to become a pro, or if you're interested on how to prevent injury when trying to execute certain skills. We have a coach for everything you need. Contact a coach today to get started!

All our coaches are certified by either the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) or the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA).

Eugene

Eugene Mak

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

eugene.mak92@gmail.com

Private Lesson Rates (per hour, includes court rental)

$85 + GST - 1 student

$105 + GST - 2 students

$120 + GST - 3 students

$125 + GST - 4 students

Eugene Mak's journey into the world of racquet sports began in his childhood, where he honed his skills across various disciplines. However, it was in 2021 that he discovered his true passion for pickleball, a sport that would soon become his forte. From his initial forays into pickleball, Eugene's dedication and talent quickly became evident as he soared through tournaments, accumulating a collection of medals that underscored his prowess on the court. His impressive performances caught the eye of the Vancouver Rush in early 2024, leading to his selection in the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL), a testament to his rising status in the sport. Beyond his achievements as a player, Eugene's expertise extended to coaching, a role he embraced in 2023. As one of the top coaches in the lower mainland, he shared his wealth of knowledge and experience with aspiring athletes, nurturing talent and fostering a love for the game in others. With a DUPR rating of 5.3, Eugene Mak stands as a formidable presence in the pickleball community, both as a player and a mentor, leaving a lasting mark on the sport he loves.

Isaac

Isaac St. Cyr

ITPTA Certified Coach

isaacstcyr@hotmail.com

Private Lesson Rates (per hour, includes court rental)

$85 + GST - 1 student

$105 + GST - 2 students

$125 + GST - 3 students

$125 + GST - 4 students


Isaac St. Cyr embodies the essence of pickleball, having embarked on his journey with the sport in 2017 when courts were paved in Ladner. Transitioning from casual badminton games with his father, Isaac quickly ascended to a high level of play, now marking his 8th year immersed in the sport. His accolades speak volumes: participating in three Canadian national tournaments and amassing over 20 medals from local and international competitions. Beyond his personal achievements, Isaac is a pillar of the pickleball community, organizing leagues accommodating 100+ players in Delta and spreading his passion through teaching.  He has mentored over 100 students through private, club, volunteer, and City of Delta lessons. As an International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (ITPTA) Certified coach since 2019, Isaac's expertise is unquestionable, making him not just a formidable player but also a revered pickleball mentor and leader in Metro Vancouver.

Dr. Sean Graham

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

Chiropractor, Injury Prevention

satoripickleball@gmail.com

 

Private Lesson Rates (per hour, includes court rental)

$110 + GST - 1 student

$115 + GST - 2 students

$120 + GST - 3 students

$125 + GST - 4 students

Sean Graham's pickleball journey began in 2020 when a friend introduced him to the sport, sparking a passion that has flourished over four years. With a background in recreational tennis and squash, Sean's athletic career also includes seven years as a professional football player with the BC Lions, winning the Grey Cup in 2000. As a 4.0 rated player, he has achieved success in pickleball, including winning men's double silver at the 2023 Senior Super Slam tournament and officiating matches at the 2023 PPA Seattle Open. With three years of teaching experience and 16 years coaching varsity-level football, Sean brings a wealth of expertise to his instruction. Additionally, as a sports chiropractor with a doctorate in chiropractic, he works with professional athletes. Certified as a Pickleball NCCP level 2 coach and holding Pickleball Canada Level 1 Referee certification, Sean is a respected instructor and valued member of the pickleball community.

Sean

Cyndi Boado

NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach

bcyndi92@gmail.com

 

Private Lesson Rates (per hour, includes court rental)

$85 + GST - 1 student

$105 + GST - 2 students

$120 + GST - 3 students

$125 + GST - 4 students

Cyndi’s passion for pickleball started just before COVID, sparked by a chance encounter during her coffee break when she came across people dinking balls to each other, a sport entirely new to her. From there she started using her coffee and lunch breaks to rush to the next available court to play the sport and became immediately hooked. Alongside her career as a Registered Nurse, Cyndi thrives in balancing family life with her husband, two children, and their beloved dog Eddie. Driven by her deep appreciation for the health benefits of pickleball and its accessibility to all ages, Cyndi’s competitive spirit shines through. Her athletic background includes 10k runs, field hockey, and consistent weight and aerobic training. In her short but successful pickleball career, she has consistently medaled in her competitions, demonstrating her dedication and skill. Most importantly, Cyndi’s passion for pickleball extends beyond personal achievement to coaching both adults and children of all levels. She is dedicated to helping her students reach their full potential on and off the pickleball court, channeling her competitive spirit and dedication into help them realize their full potential.

Cyndi

Ben Cheung

NCCP Level 1 Certified Coach

ITPTA Certified Coach

info@pacpickleball.ca

 

Private Lesson Rates (per hour, includes court rental)

$85 + GST - 1 student

$105 + GST - 2 students

$120 + GST - 3 students

$125 + GST - 4 students

Ben Cheung is the programs coordinator and an instructor at the Pacific Pickleball Centre. With seven years of playing experience and a background in competitive tennis and badminton, Ben brings a wealth of expertise to the pickleball courts. As a seasoned coach with over a decade of experience teaching hockey and skating, Ben knows how to tailor his instruction to players of all ages and skill levels. He holds Pickleball Canada NCCP Level 1 certification and is a proud International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (ITPTA) certified coach. For the past three years, Ben has been sharing his passion for pickleball through group classes and private lessons at the City of Richmond and Delta. He's dedicated to cultivating a thriving pickleball community.

Ben
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