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Ransom was a scholarship athlete in tennis for Tennessee Wesleyan University. His team place in the top 25 in the nation 3 of the 4 years he played there. He later stayed on as an assistant coach for two years with the Bulldogs. Ransom has been teaching tennis in Knoxville since 2013. He taught at Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy from 2013-2015, Tennessee Tennis Club and Academy from 2015-2023, and most recently joined The Pickleball Playground in 2023. He has also given lessons at Fox Den Country Club and the prestigious Black Berry Farm. Ransom has served on the GKTA Junior Team Tennis board since 2020 and has coached several middle school tennis teams in the area. Ransom is USPTA certified in tennis and PCI certified in pickleball. Ransom is a friendly guy who is especially good with juniors. We are lucky to have him as a pro here at The Pickleball Playground.

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Monday - Friday
9 AM - 9 PM
Saturday
9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday
9 AM - 5 PM
(865) 407-0656

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Looking for that post-game fuel? ⛽️

Choose snacks that aid in recovery. Foods rich in protein, such as a small portion of lean chicken or a protein smoothie, help repair muscle tissues and replenish energy stores for the next game.

Reminder to sign up for “Battle for the Paddle” coming up March 1st-3rd! Deadline to register is February 26th at 8 PM.

Sign up at www.pickleballbrackets.com. 📆🔗
This is something you don’t want your friends to miss out on! 

From 6:30 to 9 PM this Friday, bring your own beverage (BYOB), indulge in prizes, share laughs with friends, and join the leveled round-robin play. Secure your spot by signing up in the app or visiting the Pickleball Playground office! 🍕🏓

Tag a friend who shouldn’t miss out! 👇
It’s the last chance to sign up for “Battle for the Paddle” coming up in 2 weeks! Deadline to register is February 26th at 8 PM.

Sign up at www.pickleballbrackets.com. 📆🔗
Pickleball and love - the perfect match! 💘 Who needs cupid when you’ve got a paddle?
Our Junior and Home School Academies promise an engaging experience with small class sizes, guaranteeing personalized attention for your children. Over the next six weeks, they’ll embark on a journey of skill-building and friendship within the thrilling world of pickleball. Get ready for some fun and games! ✨

You can enroll your kids through our app at www.thepbplayground.com. Let the pickleball adventures commence! 🏓
🏓 Battle for the Paddle Tournament with the one and only Youtuber Farmer Lanky! 🚜 Save the dates: March 1-3 for intense matches and epic showdowns!

🗓️ March 1 - Singles
🗓️ March 2 - Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles
🗓️ March 3 - Mixed Doubles

🏆 Prizes are no joke! Paddle giveaway for first place teams in each division, sponsored by Farmer Lanky himself. Get ready to bring your A-game and snag those brand new paddles! Sign up at www.pickleballbrackets.com. 📆🔗

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