Tag: SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association

Scott N. Sheftel, M.D., and HealthySkin Dermatology Sponsor a Pickleball Court

Raymond H. Goettsch With great appreciation, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association, Inc. (SPA), announces that Scott N. Sheftel, M.D., FAAD, and HealthySkin Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology (H/S Dermatology) have made a generous donation to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. After graduation from Medical University of Ohio, Dr. Sheftel completed residencies in internal medicine at…

Ed Robson Donates $200,000 for New Pickleball Courts

Raymond H. Goettsch With great gratitude, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association Inc. (SPA) has announced that Ed Robson has made a most generous donation of $200,000 to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. Mr. Robson previously donated the upper parking lot adjacent to the Ridgeview courts to SaddleBrooke TWO for SPA members’ use for vehicle…

SPA Plans Use of Eight New Courts

Raymond H. Goettsch The board of directors of the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) met on March 16. Gary Stevens reported that a court allocation committee has been established to create court schedules for the forthcoming 14 pickleball courts at the Ridgeview location. The committee’s goal is to maximize the use of the courts by SPA…

Clubs Step Up Giving Tennis Shoes for the Homeless

Jerry Fay The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association has joined the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association and the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club as part of the Tennis Shoes for the Homeless Program. A big thank you goes to Kim Ahlgrim-Heine, current president of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association, for setting up the program. Over the past four years, the…

NRG Wealth Management Sponsors a Pickleball Court

Raymond H. Goettsch With sincere appreciation, the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association, Inc., (SPA) announces that NRG Wealth Management has made a generous donation to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. For this sponsorship donation, SPA has designated court number 1 as the NRG Wealth Management court. NRG Wealth Management was established as J.P. Davis,…

Brian Komar and Krista Kunz Sponsor a Pickleball Court

Raymond H. Goettsch With sincere appreciation, the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association, Inc. (SPA) announces that Brian Komar and Krista Kunz have made a generous donation to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. For this sponsorship donation, SPA has designated court 7 as the Brian Komar and Krista Kunz court. Brian and Krista are “snowbirds”…

SPA Holds Final 2021 Membership Meeting and Officers Elected

Raymond H. Goettsch On Dec. 15, 2021, the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) held its year-end membership meeting in the DesertView Performing Arts Center theater. Retiring President Pete Giljohann reviewed the year’s significant developments for SPA, including the preparation for the construction of eight new pickleball courts and the designation of SPA as an amenity by…

Construction Has Commenced for Eight More Pickleball Courts

Raymond H. Goettsch On Dec. 9, the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) began the construction of eight more pickleball courts off Ridgeview Blvd. next to the existing six courts built in 2012. The long-awaited construction was initiated by the celebratory shoveling of dirt. Everyone present had the opportunity to be part of the process by taking…

SPA Members Partied the Holidays

Raymond H. Goettsch SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) members enjoyed SPA’s annual holiday party in the MountainView Ballroom on the evening of Dec. 1. The festive party was organized by SPA Social Director Donna Hollingsworth, and she was assisted at the party by Jen Wilkins, Pat Carney, and Lexi Phillips. Nearly 100 members and guests attended…

Mike Owens Brings Gold Home from Las Vegas

Raymond H. Goettsch SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association member Mike Owens, age 63, participated in the Pro Pickleball Association Championship tournament in Las Vegas from Oct. 21 to 24. Mike and his partner, Keith Sturdivant, age 63, of SaddleBrooke Ranch, played in the 5.0 men’s doubles section. Due to the number of participants, the 60+ players and…