Instructors: Eden Lica & Rudy Meredith

Improve your game one dink at the time! 

Eden Lica

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Rudy Meredith

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FACILITIES

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Boot camp CLUB members

$85.00

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3.5 hrs of intense practice and playing 

Boot camp NON-members

$95.00

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

3.5 hrs of intense practice and playing 

CLINICS

Call 203.464.4865 to book a clinic

$30.00

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Minimum 3 people $30/person

INSTRUCTORS

Rudy Meredith

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Rudy has been a teacher and a coach for close to 30 years. He just finished his 24th season as a college soccer coach. Rudy was first introduced to pickleball as a physical education teacher in the late 1990s when he taught pickleball as part of the PE curriculum.


Rudy was reintroduced to the game five years ago and has since won numerous tournaments. He is a three-time Atlantic Regional pickleball champion and a silver medalist in singles at the National Tournament. He has won tournaments in singles, doubles and mixed doubles and was a semifinalist in the 2016 US Open in his age group.


Rudy is an IPTPA Level 2 Certified Pickleball Teaching Professional. He has taught pickleball in Fernandina Beach, FL and currently teach in his home state of Connecticut.


Rudy has a bachelor's degree in Physical Education and a master’s degree in Sports Science and Coaching Education. He is a patient and positive instructor who loves to see students improve while enjoying the game.

Eden Lica

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Eden Lica spent his childhood and early career as a tennis prodigy growing up in Constanta, Romania where he won numerous tournaments and was a former member of their national team. He had a brief professional career on the ITF circuit before returning to college and receiving a degree in exercise science. 


Eden has channeled his racquet skills into quick success on the pickleball court winning local and national tournaments in singles and doubles, including a silver medal in singles at the 2018 Gamma Open.  Eden is a sponsored pickleball player and now the number one pickleball player in Connecticut.


In his spare time, Eden enjoys cooking, working out at the gym, reading and traveling. 

Our Teaching Philosophy

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We believe in sportsmanship first. The sport is the game, and we are all in it together. While we are very competitive, we also want to support all the competitors as we strive to grow the sport of pickleball both as a recreational and competitive sport. We work everyday to better ourselves so that we can make you better while improving the game.

INSTRUCTORS UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

march 14-17

Gamma Vero beach centennial celebration

All day

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march 14-17

Gamma Vero beach centennial celebration

Vero Beach FL

All day

april 27-may 4

Minto US Open

All day

+ Event Details

april 27-may 4

Minto US Open

Naples FL

All day

may 17-19

CT Masters

All day

+ Event Details

may 17-19

CT Masters

Middletown CT

All day

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