Teaching Pros

Take a Lesson with Our Teaching Pros!

Sunrise Pickleball Club has partnered with some fantastic local instructors in order to provide lessons to members. You will find them on Court 6 during designated days/times.

Instructors are donating 10% of their proceeds back to the club, and volunteering their time to teach the club's free Pickleball 101 clinics.

Brian is an IPTPA certified teaching pro who has been playing pickleball for over 6 years and teaching for 3 years. He has trained with some of the top pros, including Scott Moore and Sarah Ansboury, and has won gold medals at the 4.5 level. He is known for his technical skills and encouraging words.  He is sought out for his knowledge on the soft game and teaches patience and smart play.

To book a lesson with Brian Newman, please text 916-812-4743.


Positive Dinking is the teaching duo of best "dinking buddies" Mo Nard and Reine Steel. They always teach as a team, not only to bring different strengths and perspectives, but because it's more fun! Their entertaining and information-packed lessons and clinics typically sell out in a matter of minutes.  Mo is a PPR Certified Pro, and both are HEAD-Penn sponsored tournament players who medal at the 4.5 level.

To book a lesson with Mo & Reine of Positive Dinking, please visit their website.  


Ian Dickson is a former professional racquetball player who has been playing pickleball for over 10 years. He is a 5.0 rated, 3 time USAPA National Champion and 5 time medalist, among many other tournament honors.  An Engage sponsored player and Engage Camps clinician, he is also an IPTPA Certified Level ll Pickleball Teaching Professional.

To book a lesson with Ian Dickson, please email Ian4pickleball@gmail.com or call/text (916) 712-4337