Contact your pro of choice by emailing them below. Once you decide on a time for training, make sure to reserve your court date and time in the Smash Park app. Fees for lessons will be handled directly with your pickleball pro.
Jose Blanco enjoys teaching. Whether it be part of his career, training Latin dancing or pickleball – he takes pride in sharing his love of learning and teaching.
Jose became PPR certified in 2018 has been playing pickleball since 2016. He has trained close to 200 Des Moines locals, ranging from new players up to 3.5 ranked players. He’s led adult classes for local parks and rec departments, groups including children, has held private group sessions and personal one-on-one classes.
Cindy spent the first half of her life on the tennis court. She played tournaments almost every weekend, was a collegiate All-American and an associate tennis pro at Racquet Club West (Genesis) for more than 20 years.
Cindy is now a full-fledged pickleball addict. She was PPR certified in Phoenix, AZ in April 2021 and has played several tournaments out West. She is Pickleball Liaison at DMGCC. Cindy enjoys working with beginners because success comes quickly for most and everyone soon finds out that pickleball is really, really FUN!