Dale A. Gorman
Biology, BS - New England College
Certified Pickleball Coach - Pickleball Coaching International
DUPR Rating 4.23
When not farming oysters on flats throughout the Cape or fly fishing on the waterways of New England, Dale can be found on the pickleball court. As a PCI Instructor, Dale is taking his passion for the sport to help beginner players learn the basics and provide experienced players with the strategies to hone specific skills. Dale looks forward to providing comprehensive pickleball lessons for both 1-0n-1 and small group sessions.
University of Rhode Island
USPTA Certified Tennis Professional
Certified National Tennis Rating Verifier
USTA Certified Quick Start Tennis Programmer
Owner of Mid-Cape Athletic Club
Cape Cod Open Men's Doubles Champion
With more than 30 years of professional teaching experience. Bob has competed in numerous Pro-Am Doubles Championships with the likes of Stefan Edberg, Rod Laver and Stan Smith. He has four children.
Court / Open Play Fees
All Fees per person for 1.5 Hours of Doubles Session
Total Club Plus
Non - Members
10 Visits Punch Card $ 150.00
Punch Cards are available for court time and Open Play. *Does not apply to clinics
Half Hour Private
Non Member: $42/person
1 Hour Private
Non Member: $80/person
1 Hour Semi Private (2 People)
Non Member: $45/person
Pickleball Rating System
If you have limited experience playing pickleball, you can keep a short rally on the pickleball court, and you have a basic understanding of the rules of pickleball (particularly, if you can keep the score properly).
You can generally hit forehand drives, serves, and returns with medium pace, as well as dinks, but generally lack consistency and control (for instance, serves and returns are not consistent and lack depth); and (ii) you understand the basic strategy and rules of pickleball, including that you keep the score properly
You can hit drives, serves, and returns with pace (including developing backhand shots), as well as dinks and drop shots, and are developing some consistency and control (including hitting serves and returns in play) (ii) you understand the basic strategy and rules of pickleball, you are starting to vary your shots between the hard and soft game.
You can generally hit both forehand and backhand drives and serves, drop shots, and volleys (including block volleys) of different speeds, and have consistency and control; and (ii) you understand the strategy