In this episode, Morgan discusses questions submitted from listeners, providing insight on topics such as how climate affects his game and what the sport of Pickleball needs to do to sustain growth, while sharing his perspective on a few fun questions along the way. This is part 1 of a 2 part episode.
Michael McFarlane, General Manager of Shadow Mountain Resort and Club in Palm Desert, discusses why he’s “all in” with a Pickleball program at his resort, the impact the sport has on tourism and his passion for Spartan Races, among other topics.
Morgan Evans sits down with Kim Jagd, who won a NCAA Women’s Volleyball title in 1984 with UCLA and went on to play 3 seasons of Professional Beach Volleyball, where she recorded several Top 10 finishes in the sand. Kim was introduced to Pickleball in 2015, and she’s been hooked ever since.
On the heels of the 2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships, hosted at the world class Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Justin Maloof, the Executive Director of the USA Pickleball Association joins Morgan Evans.
Seymour Rifkind of the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association discusses the growth of pickleball domestically and around the world, and shares some incredible stories along the way – including growing up as the son of a holocaust survivor, becoming a best-selling author and much more.
At 23 and 26-years old, respectively, Mike and Rob Barnes stand at the forefront of a sport that is skyrocketing in popularity and growth domestically and globally. During the interview, Mike & Rob share their passion for the game, their commitment to help grow the sport, the impact of tennis as a sister sport of Pickleball, and the possibility of Pickleball in the Olympics, among other topics.
Tune-in to Part 2 of the interview with Tyson McGuffin, as he shares his thoughts on the upcoming USAPA Nationals, converting tennis star Gaël Monfils to a Pickleball player and much more…
Ty McGuffin, the 2018 US Open Pickleball Champion and defending USAPA National Champion in singles, discusses the meteroric growth of Pickleball and his personal journey with host, Morgan Evans. Part 1 of a 2 part interview.