6/24/23 – WLS-AM Paddle Battle Pickleball Clinic and Tournament

Don’t miss PADDLE BATTLE!! WLS-AM’s first ever Pickleball Clinic and Tournament.

WHAT: Paddle Battle Pickleball Clinic and Tournament
WHERE: Centre Court Athletic Club at Hanover Park – Park Disctict
1919 Walnut Ave, Hanover Park, IL
WHEN: Saturday, June 24th

Pickleball Clinic
Check in: 8:00am – 8:45am
Clinic: 9:00am – 11:00am

Tournament Advanced Beginner
1st Place Team $300 / 2nd Place Team $150 / 3rd Place Team $50
Check in: 11:00am – 11:45am
Gameplay: 12pm – 2pm

Tournament Intermediate
1st Place Team $300 / 2nd Place Team $150 / 3rd Place Team $50
Check in : 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Gameplay : 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us for a fun day of pickleball – A “learn to play” clinic for anyone new to the game and tournaments for advanced beginners and intermediate players. Expect food trucks, drinks and merch available for purchase.

Learn to play the fastest growing sport in the USA. This 2-hour clinic will get you ready to hit the courts. Our Pickleball pros will help you learn the foundation of pickleball along with basic strategy, shot selection, court positioning, rules of the game and scoring.

Clinic & tournament details:

Sign up for either the Advanced Beginner or Intermediate tournament. Advanced beginners are defined as players who know how to score and have had prior experience playing pickleball. Intermediate is defined as players who play the game regularly and can execute all the skills needed to play a competitive game of pickleball.


Pickleball Johnny
Vera Chan

Pickleball Johnny is a PPR Certified Professional Coach. He has been playing pickleball for 8 years and coaching for 6 years. Johnny’s mission is sharing his love of pickleball with others by helping them to learn the game and improve their skills and techniques. Pickleball Johnny coaches individuals and groups throughout Chicagoland and in Florida.

Vera is a PPR Certified Coach and has been playing pickleball for 3 years. She fell in love with pickleball because it is fun, competitive and all about building community and making new friends. She is an ambassador for pickleball in Oak Park, IL where she is based and wherever her other passion, travel, takes her.