Pickleball Lessons, Clinics & Events

Pickleball Lessons in St. Louis, MO. Beginner Pickleball Lessons. Intermediate and Advanced too.

Callahan Pickleball Academy ​- 2019 U. S. Open Pickleball Championships: Gold & Silver Medal Winner, USAPA / PPR - "Certified Pickleball Professional"

 About Callahan Pickleball Academy:

"The Fastest Way to Learn, Best Way To Improve"

Your home for Pickleball Lessons, Corporate Events, Team Building Activities & Private Pickleball Parties

We help Beginners answer two basic questions.

      What is Pickleball? 

      How to play Pickleball? 

We help Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Pickleball players learn, improve and have more fun.

10 Academy members played in the U. S. Open...we won 5 medals! 

6 Academy members won Gold Medals at the Missouri Senior Olympics!

We help Pickleball Tournament players perform better....find out why over 50% of Womens' 4.0 & 4.5 tournament players and over 39% of Mens' 4.0 & 4.5 tournament players have participated in Callahan Pickleball Academy activities*

Located indoor at Creve Couer Racquet Club and outdoor at Dwight Davis Tennis Center at Forest Park, we provide:

Private Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball Clinics & Pickleball Camps

Corporate Events, Team Building and Private Parties

Private Pickleball Events

Pickleball Equipment for Individuals, Schools, Sports Clubs and Parks.

About our Locations:

Beautiful Creve Couer Racquet Club

Legendary Dwight Davis Tennis Center at Forest Park 

Also: Chesterfield, Shaw Park, Maryland Heights, Webster Groves and more


About our founder, John Callahan


 2019 U.S. Open Gold and Silver Medalist

USAPA / PPR "Certified Pickleball Professional"

Home of Callahan Pickleball Academy - Creve Couer Racquet Club and Dwight Davis Tennis Center

Former Head Pro, Pickleball & Tennis at Tower Grove Park

Head Pickleball Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club

UMSL Pickleball Instructor

SLUH Assistant Tennis Coach

Former Tennis Teaching Professional at Frontenac Racquet Club, Shaw Park, Callahan Tennis Camp, Cool Dell Bath & Tennis Club, and more

USTA 5.0 National Semifinalist

#5 Ranked Doubles Team in Northern California

Mizzou Tennis Team - Walk On

Mizzou Intramural Singles & Doubles Champion

Snow Skiing Instructor - Hidden Valley

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*Based on 2018 Wolfe Tournament Registrations as of 8/11/18