Tom Iradi

Certified Instructor

Tom’s passion for coaching pickleball stems from his desire to help people achieve their goals. His diverse sports background helps him adapt to various strengths presented by players, maximizing their unique talents on the pickleball court. While enjoying a lifelong casual relationship with tennis, Tom played competitive ice hockey, became a collegiate national champion skydiver, earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and completed two marathons and an Olympic distance triathlon. After his introduction to pickleball, Tom immersed himself in the study of the game as a player, ref and coach. Tom’s favorite aspect of pickleball is the accessibility of the sport. All newcomers can begin enjoying the game on day one, and the journey to mastery can take a lifetime if desired. Tom loves to see players enjoy the journey as they strive to improve their skills. As a certified PPR coach, Tom incorporates tried and true methods with individualized approaches to maximize results without losing the fun inherent in pickleball.