meet the team

ian mcpherson

Director/head instructor

Ian has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s in Sports Management from Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona, Spain.  He is a former college tennis player and a certified USPTA Tennis Teaching pro.  Ian transitioned to the sport of Pickleball in November 2017 and fell in love with it immediately.  He is currently preparing for his certification as a Pickleball Teaching Pro.  His objective as Director of the program at Impact Sports is to build a community of Pickleballers, with all skill levels welcome.  He is dedicated to supporting and encouraging the goals of each individual, whether it is to be a competitive player or simply to improve their skills for personal enjoyment.  Beyond the court, Ian enjoys skiing, hiking, cycling, traveling and reading.


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