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  Academy Instructors

Greg Goodson was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where he played Division I college soccer at Georgia State University.  Aside from his passion for soccer he began playing tennis where he went on to play at a high level of USTA League Tennis and USTA Tournaments for over 30 years.  He discovered pickleball in 2018 and has been hooked ever since.  Greg began playing tournaments in 2019 and has won Gold Medals in numerous events, including the 2019 Las Vegas Open,  2020 Georgia Open,  2021 Winter Classic in Naples,  2021 Simone Jardim PPA Florida Grand Slam and 2021 Delray Beach Open.  In 2022 Greg has won gold in the APP Boca Masters, APP Punta Gorda, APP Delray Beach Open, APP Plantation and most recently the U.S. Open.  He is an IFP Certified Instructor and enjoys teaching new players the basics of pickleball, and helping current players improve their game.

Erin Brown was born in Tallahassee Florida. She played softball at Columbus State University where she was a two time first team all American, offensive player of the year and lead the nation in doubles. Played pro softball in Canada. She has a passion for traveling, backpacking, and fishing.  Erin is an IFP Certified Instructor and has won gold medals at the Selkirk Americas Pickleball Challenge, Lucy Kitcher Gamma Vera Beach Open and Pictona Fall Vintage Open and won silver at the APP Delray Beach Open.

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