Military Adaptive Court Sports (MACS) is proud to announce a partnership with Southern Nevada Pickleball Club (SNPC) to introduce disabled veterans and service members to pickleball. This partnership is the first of a nationwide program MACS will rollout throughout 2021. Earl Stitt, retired U.S. Air Force Reserves Command Pilot, will be the key contact for the Las Vegas program which will include introductory clinics, ongoing play, and community integration for military and their families.
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Partnering with Southern Nevada Pickleball Club - Las Vegas
MACS & Southern Nevada Pickleball Club (SNPC) hosted a Veterans pickleball demonstration at Durango, NV. An enthusiastic group along with Earl Stitt & Steven Harper help the group learn the basics.
Partnering with Wounded Warrior Project in Kansas City, MO
Partnering with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on hosting an Adaptive Pickleball Clinic (CHICKEN-n-PICKLE; Kansas City, MO) Volunteer instructors working with veterans and their families to learn pickleball.
Partnering with Wounded Warrior Project in St. Louis, MO
Working with St. Louis Wounded Warrior Project, pickleball was introduced to a solid group of vets wanting to learn the game. The 6-week program is slated to begin in February. More to follow.
Partnering with the VA Medical Center in SC
A two-day interactive Pickleball demonstration was held December 17th & 18th at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC, Community Resource & Referral Center - CRRC, Charleston SC. With support from the Mayors office (Honorable R. Keith Summey) pickleball was introduced to a solid group of vets wanting to learn the game. The 6-week program is slated to begin in February. More to follow.
Safely Restarting Our Programs
In these times of Covid our programs have been put on hold, but we are pleased to announce the return of a two-day interactive Pickleball demonstration. December 17th & 18th, 10am to 1pm at Ralph H. Johnson VAMC, Community Resource & Referral Center - CRRC, Charleston SC.
To participate, please contact Raymond Scott Sr. email@example.com. To assist with instruction, please contact Steven Harper (LDCR-Ret.) firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 3WallBall Pro-Am Fundraiser
MRF ProAm Doubles at the 3 WallBall World Pro Championships
The MRF would like to express their gratitude to the players who stepped up and donated to the event and to the pros who volunteered to be their partners. The evening was fun and filled with friendly competition. Mike Blackney and Jose Diaz emerged as the 2020 ProAm Doubles Champions defeating Steven Harper and Adam Manilla in the final match of the evening. We would also like to thank Mike Coulter and 3 WallBall for once again inviting the MRF to be a part of this great event.
Who are those masked players?????
Adam Manilla, Jason Sauer, Rhonda Rajsich, Mike Blackney, Janel Tisinger-Ledkins, Ernest Diemoz, Norm McNutt, Ken Shockley, Michelle De La Rosa, Daniel De La Rosa, Howard Chennault, Carla Munoz, David Nix, Freddy Ramirez, Jose Diaz
Not pictured Geoff Holmes, Wendall Pelham, Doug Fulp, Steven Harper, Vic Mandella
What Has MRF / MACS Done For Vets & Warriors
Can racquetball be therapeutic? We're talking with Steven Harper, the Military Racquetball Federation Co-founder.
One theme of this show is how racquetball intersects with PTSD. Listen as Steven is joined with two of our Racquetball Rehabilitation Clinic graduates on the Sudsy & Ellis show.