List of Pickleball Instructors in Twin Cities


Want to learn Pickleball or improve your game, we have a great list of Pickleball instructors for you to choose from. This list will be updated as we receive more information. Just contact any of the instructors below and you will be in great hands.


Instructor: David Dutrieuille

Contact information: DDutrieuille@hush.ai, 952-237-0747

Location: Minneapolis Metro

Notes: An athlete for Team Third Shot Drop Custom Paddles; Pickleball Coordinator and Instructor at Lifetime Fitness Bloomington South


Instructor: Linda Kauss

Contact information: lindak739@gmail.com

Location: Twin Cities and suburbs


Instructor: Rachael Kroog

Contact information: rachaelkroog@gmail.com, 612-483-4060

Location: Twin Cities and suburbs

Certifications: Double certified in IPTPA and PPR

Notes: Multi State, National and Huntsman World Games Champion


Instructor: Dawn Ohnstad

Contact information: 763-670-0981 (call or text), Dawndohnstad@gmail.com

Web Address: paddleupwithdawn.com

Location: Bloomington, Beginner/Intermediate, Private, 3+Me, Group Drills, Strategies

Certifications: IPTPA Certified

Notes: Regional Championships Gold Medalist


Instructor: Kris Paul

Contact information: kpaulpt@gmail.com, 612-816-8915

Location: Edina, Twin Cities Metro

Certifications: PPR Pro - Adult Beg/Int, IPTPA - Level 1, PCI member

Notes: Flexible hours throughout the Twin Cities Metro


Instructor: David Paulson

Contact information: davidapaulson@mac.com, 612-810-1902

Location: Western Suburbs

Certifications: Instructor, official

Notes: Focus on full court and skinny singles. tactics and strategies for winning


Instructor: Rebecca Reich

Contact information: rebecca.reich@comcast.net, 763-301-4270

Web Address: https://Outreach.llc

Location: Private Indoor Court or local parks

Certifications: IPTPA

Notes: Please visit https://outreach.llc for court reservations. Call me at 763-301-4270 to schedule lessons (individual or group).


Instructor: Karen Shenk

Contact information: kcshenk@gmail.com, 218-929-2329

Location: Chaska, Chan, Victoria. Western suburbs

Certifications: IPTPA Level 1 instructor, USAPA 4.0 rating

Notes: I love the sport and love teaching


Instructor: Hector Sztainer

Contact information: hector11sz@yahoo.com, 612-644-8505

Location: St. Louis Park-Edina-Richfield

Certifications: IPTPA - Level I


Instructor: Paul Murray

Contact information: paul@murrayadventures.com, 763-220-0723

Location: Western metro, but willing to travel. Orono Activities Center (Indoor courts available!)

Notes: Lead Pickleball Instructor at Orono Activities Center (OAC). 25 years experience teaching tennis and pickle in Florida, Cape Cod, Alaska, and now back in his home state of Minnesota!


If there are instructors who want to join this list, please email tcpc@twincitiespickleball.org



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