Jerry is excited to build the Pickleball Program at DCTC while introducing the fastest growing sport in America to players of all ages. Jerry enjoys teaching players that want to play both recreationally and competively. Jerry was first introduced to Pickleball in his high school PE class in 2009. Jerry fully fell in love with the game of Pickleball and became a certified Pickleball addict in 2019. Jerry loves the strategy of the game required to be a successful player and the fact that players of all ages can play together on the same court. As a tennis Player, Jerry played Collegiate tennis at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan on their Varsity team and later in Grad School at Harvard University on their club team. Jerry first started coaching while in college, volunteering at his local high school and continued after moving to San Diego.