Pickleball Lessons

Monroe Sports Center (MSC) is one of New Jersey’s top pickleball teaching facilities. Our pickleball director Jeff Onuschak and his staff provide private and group lessons, clinics, and monthly pickleball camps for beginners to advanced players.

See below for lesson, camp and clinic rates.

Contact Monroe Sports Center @ 609-426-4000 or email the instructors listed below to set up a private lesson.

Private and Small Group Lesson Rates

Prices include instructor fee, court cost, balls and paddles.

 

1-Hour Rates Per Person for

Seasonal Court Holders

1-Hour Rates Per Person for

Non-Seasonal Court Holders / All Others

With MSC      Head Pro       Jeff Onuschak

With MSC       Elite Instructors   Greg Del Favro or Rob Mangold

With MSC Pickleball Instructor Scott Forest

With MSC      Head Pro         Jeff Onuschak

With MSC        Elite Instructors Greg Del Favro  or Rob Mangold

With MSC Pickleball Instructor Scott Forest

Private Lesson

$50

$45

$40

$60

$55

$50

Semi-Private Group Lesson  

(2 players)

$28

Per person

$25

Per person

$22

Per person

$33

Per person

$30

Per person

$27

Per person

Group Lesson

(3 players)

 

$20

Per person

 

$18

Per person

$16

Per person

$23

Per person

$22

Per person

$20

Per person

Group Lesson

(4 players)

$17

Per person

$15

Per person

$13

Per person

$20

Per person

$17

Per person

$16

Per person

Play-With-the Pro Lesson

(3 players plus pro)

$22

Per person

$19

Per person

$17

Per person

$25

Per person

$23

Per person

$21

Per person

 

Weekly Clinics and Experiences

Monroe Sports Center Weekly Clinics / Experiences

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

2-4 PM: 

Beginner    Pickleball  Experience ($25)

 

12-1 PM:   

Ball   Machine   Drills – 3.4+ level players   ($10)

 

1-3 PM: 

Beginner Pickleball  Experience               ($25)

 

 

 

11 AM-1 PM:   Advanced     Beginner Pickleball   Experience ($25)

 1-3 PM:   Ultimate    Intermediate   Pickleball   Experience   ($25)

3-5 PM: Advanced Beginner Pickleball Experience ($25)

 

 

Beginner Pickleball Experience

Do you want to learn how to play pickleball or to advance your skills as a beginning player? Click on the "Beginner Clinics" tab at the left of this page or call Monroe Sports Center at 609-426-4000 for more information.

Beginner Experience Clinics - $25 for each 2-hour clinic

 

Intermediate Pickleball Experience

You been playing pickleball for some time, you're using some advanced skills during play and you play solidly at a 3+ level, but you want to move your game up to the 4.0 level. Click on the "Intermediate Pickleball Experience" tab or call Monroe Sports Center at 609-426-4000 for more information about our Ultimate Intermediate Pickleball Experience. 

Intermediate Pickleball Clinic Experience - $25 for Each 2-Hour Experience

 

Pickleball Ball Machine Drills

Improve hitting skills with the help of a pickleball machine. One-hour session supervised by pickleball director Jeff Onuschak. For 3.4+ level players.

Ball Machine Drills -  $10/session

 

Adult Pickleball Camps

Our monthly, four-hour pickleball camps can help you improve your game by focusing on a specific skill set. Also, our camps give you an opportunity to play with and meet other players whose skill level is similar to yours.

Pickleball Camps - $40/camp for each participant

Camps will be announced several weeks in advance on our Pickleball Camps website page (See tab to the left). Register and pay for camps on that page.

 

Pickleball Teaching Staff

Jeff Onuschak, Pickleball Director, Master Teaching Professional

jeffo@monroesportscenter.com

Highlights:

  • Monroe Sports Center Head Pickleball Director
  • 4.5 Pickleball Player
  • Pickleball Instructor for 30 Years
  • New Jersey Pickleball Association, USA Pickleball Association, Pickleball Coaching International 
  • Tournament Director and Pickleball Camp Clinician
  • Team Selkirk Advocate

Our pickleball director Jeff Onuschak is a state-recognized master teaching professional. He has taught over 1000 pickleball enthusiasts how to play and improve their game. Jeff started teaching pickleball in New Jersey in 1989 and further honed his trade when he also began teaching and playing in Florida in 2002. He prides himself on providing conventional and non-conventional approaches to teaching pickleball while providing private and group lessons, pickleball camps and drill and skill sessions for beginners to advanced players.

 

Rob Mangold, Adult Beginner and Junior Pickleball Programming Director, Elite Pickleball Instructor

robm@monroesportscenter.com 

Highlights:

  • Monroe Sports Center Adult Beginner and Junior Pickleball Programming Director
  • 4+ Pickleball Player
  • Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certified Instructor
  • Tournament Medalist in Men’s Doubles and Singles Pickleball

Rob is a multi-racquet sports specialist and a PPR certified professional pickleball instructor. He's eager to work with pickleball enthusiasts interested in improving their stroke mechanics, tactics and game strategy. Rob believes in building an understanding of pickleball from the foundation up and is a disciple of “no smash pickleball”. His lessons and drills are structured to create the complete pickleball player. Starting in the fall of 2021, Rob will coordinate programs for adult beginning pickleball players and junior players. He will also be in charge of Monroe Sports Center’s new pickleball matchmaker program, which will give players weekly opportunities to be paired with and play similarly-leveled players.

 

Greg Del Favero, Elite Pickleball Instructor

gregd@monroesportscenter.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights:

  • 4.5+ Pickleball Player
  • USTA National Champion
  • Gold Medalist in Various Mixed Doubles Pickleball Tournaments
  • Intermediate and Advanced Level Pickleball Clinic Specialist 

Pickleball instructor Greg Del Favero is a 4.5+ pickleball player and former all American tennis player. Greg transitioned to playing and teaching pickleball at a very high level. He is a student of the game whose major teaching focus is with playing pickleball the right way. Greg’s playing experience includes medaling in both men’s doubles and mixed doubles tournaments. He joined Monroe Sports Center after teaching pickleball lessons and clinics at a New Jersey fitness center. Greg is an intermediate-to-advanced level specialist who also coordinates and runs Pickleball camps at Monroe Sports Center. Greg prides himself in teaching all levels of pickleball players, and his teaching methodology brings out the best in all his students.

 

Scott Forest, Pickleball Instructor

Scottf@monroesportscenter.com

Highlights:

  • 4.0 player
  • Pickleball Tournament Medalist
  • Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) Certified Instructor
  • Disciple of “Focus and Motivation Sports Psychology”

Scott is Monroe Sports Center’s sports psychology expert who can help recreational and tournament players with their focus and motivation techniques for success. Scott is MSC’s resident “aggressive play” expert. If your approach to pickleball play is an aggressive, fast-action style, Scott is the MSC teaching pro for you. Scott focuses a majority of his lesson time on proper form for skill mechanics and repetitive success, with the awareness that repeating proper form leads to more consistent and controlled shot making. USAPA Coaching certification 

 

 

 

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