PLAY WITH PICKLEBALL PROS
These amazing pros will be training at Dreamland full time! They will be teaching clinics, camps and will be available for private lessons.
Top 10 in the World
Dreamland welcomes pickleball pro Vivienne David as one of our clinic coaches, a sponsored member of Team Niupipo. Vivienne’s background is in tennis, she started playing at 8 years old and has gone on to compete throughout Florida and the United States in Junior Tournaments. Vivienne started playing pickleball and enjoyed learning the similarities and differences between the two sports so much that she began coaching others. She excels in coaching a range of abilities, whether you are a beginner or experienced player you will benefit from her many years of experience. Vivienne has achieved a professional level of pickleball knowledge through the many matches she has participated in at tournaments all over the United States. She likes to partake in all tournament offerings, playing in mixed doubles, doubles, and singles events.
Pickleball is the David family business, as the daughter of Jan David, founder and owner of Pickleball & Tennis US and Pickleball Global, Vivienne and her younger sister, Sarah, are constantly immersed in the game. Catch both David sisters on our courts for their next clinic! Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram so you don’t miss out on her pro journey. @viviennedavid97
#5 in the World
#5 in the World
Join pickleball pro Dekel Bar in a player’s clinic right here at Dreamland to learn the game from a sponsored member of the Engage Pickleball Team. Dekel Bar is an Israel native and former professional tennis player who spent 6 years on the pro tennis tour. During this time, he reached the #3 ranking in Israel, #370 ATP in doubles, and #570 ATP in singles as well as playing on the Davis Cup team. After a few injuries Dekel decided to set down the tennis racquet and pick up the professional pickleball paddle, he quickly excelled at the sport and began to make waves on the Pro Pickleball Tour, winning tournaments only three months after picking up a paddle. He has continued to be a serious force well-known for his power and athleticism traveling full time to play in tournaments across the nation.
When not playing pickleball or travelling to tournaments, Dekel attends Herzelia University in Israel where he studies Economics and Entrepreneurship. In 2021, Bar received his U.S. visa to continue pursuing pickleball here in the states and hopes to eventually become a U.S. citizen. He is also co-owner and founder of Pickleball 360, an instructional video subscription service provided by the top professional pickleball players and instructors in the game.
Ranked top 5 in the nation, Dekel offers unparalleled pickleball insight and a unique perspective on how to advance your skill in the game. Take your DUPR rating to the next level in his beginner to advanced pickleball clinics right here at Dreamland.
#11 in the World
#11 in the World
Dreamland welcomes Pickleball Pro Rob Nunnery as one of our clinic coaches, a sponsored member of Team Franklin. Rob comes from a Division I tennis background having played at UNC Asheville where he was a two-time first team All-Big South player.
In August of 2019 Rob picked up a pickleball paddle for the very first time. A day later he announced his intention to become a pickleball Pro by the end of 2020. Rob played in his first tournament in February of 2020 at the Grand Canyon State Games in Phoenix, AZ and has been climbing in the ranks of the sport ever since. Since accomplishing his goal of becoming a pickleball pro, Rob has solidified himself in the top 10 of the world rankings participating in over 25 tournaments a year across North America.
Rob has proven to be an ambassador for the sport, introducing people to the pickleball craze that’s sweeping the nation. To keep up with the latest Nunnery news, make sure you follow along as Rob documents his journey on Instagram @robnunnery and join one of his clinics to get individually tailored advice on how to improve your game.
Q: Pickleball? What’s That?
A: One of the fastest growing sports in the U.S.
Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of both tennis and ping pong. Two or four players use solid paddles to hit a plastic ball with 40-60 holes back and forth over a net. It’s typically played as doubles, but can be played as singles too. Pickleball was invented in the mid 1960s as a children’s backyard game but can be played as a dynamic, athletic and highly strategic sport.. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and has multiple professional tours and tournaments across the U.S.