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Meet The Team

Meet Amy Yarbrough, the face behind AY Pickleball!

Amy is an accomplished PPR and IPTPA certified pickleball coach, and a Team CRBN sponsored 5.0 level player.

One of her pickleball highlights includes a silver medal in MXD Doubles at Nationals in 2021, and she now competes as a senior pro in tournament around the country while also representing team Austin Ignite in the National Pickleball League.

Before finding pickleball in 2016, Amy earned a B.S. in Education from Baylor University and had a background in physical education and coaching in both the public and private school systems, as well as being a former personal trainer.

Amy has a love of teaching and pickleball, and she is very enthusiastic and fun to work with! She stresses building a foundation in pickleball then building on your fundamentals to take you to the next level.

Amy currently resides in San Marcos, Texas with her husband and two boys, but travels to coach and work with clients in the central Texas area.


Meet AY Pickleball Coach, Tim Tucker!

Tim began coaching with us after his retirement in 2022. He swapped the corporate office for the pickleball court, and loves it! He was introduced to pickleball on a business trip in 2019, and he was hooked right away.

Tim has attended multiple clinics, played tournaments, and is a self described student of the game. He has completed the PPR Certification and is new completing the PCI Certification. He loves introducing people to the game and helping them improve their skills.




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