Annapolis Pickleball Club


The Player Development Committee is pleased to announce APC's partnership with The PutAway to offer clinics year round, rain or shine. The PutAway is located at 254 Najoles Rd, Suites A-K, Millersville, MD 21108.

The APC Academy clinics are offered exclusively to APC members. Clinic registration is managed through CourtReserve. Download the CourtReserve App to your phone and add The PutAway to "My Organizations." Registration links are provided for each clinic on the APC Event calendar. Touch or click on the links to open CourtReserve and register.

More information on CourtReserve may be found on their webpage: courtreserve.com. Alternatively, you can call The PutAway at 410-205-5576 or email them at info@playputawaypickleball.com. Their staff will be happy to assist you with registering for an APC Academy clinic.

The APC Academy uses the USA Pickleball Association Definitions of Players Skill Rating to guide its curriculum. Please refer to these ratings to determine which clinic is best suited for you.


APC Member Clinics and Open Play @ The PutAway

Please click on the links below or visit the APC Events calendar to register for a clinic.

You must be logged into the APC website!

The clinics will not appear on the APC Events calendar unless you are logged in.


Tue, 5/28, 10:00-11:30a. Getting to 4.0: The Backhand. Elevate your pickleball game to new heights with the APC Academy Getting to 4.0 Backhand clinic! Designed specifically for advanced-level players, this intensive session will fine-tune your backhand technique and decision-making on the court. APC coaches will delve into the nuances of grip, footwork, placement, and shot selection, helping you gain a competitive edge. This clinic is the perfect opportunity to enhance your backhand skills and become a more formidable presence on the pickleball court, making sure you're prepared for challenging opponents and thrilling rallies. A minimum DUPR rating of 3.5 is strongly recommended for this clinic.

Location: The PutAway

Coach: Joe Kalinowski


Wed, 5/29, 10:00-11:30a. Getting to 3.0: Stop Popping it Up! Losing pickleball points because you’re “popping it up”? Learn how to avoid this mistake and set your team up for success! In this clinic we will address proper grip, paddle position, point of contact, stability, movement, shot selection and strategy. A minimum DUPR rating of 2.5 is strongly recommended for this clinic.

Location: The PutAway

Coach: Sarah Salmon


Wed, 5/29, 12:00-1:30p. Getting to 3.5. Stop Popping it Up! Losing pickleball points because you’re “popping it up”? Learn how to avoid this mistake and set your team up for success! In this clinic we will address proper grip, paddle position, point of contact, stability, movement, shot selection and strategy. A minimum DUPR rating of 3.0 is strongly recommended for this clinic.

Location: The PutAway

Coach: Lynne Boyer


Fri, 5/30, 12:00-3:00p. APC-only Open Play. This week’s session is reserved for our advanced 3.75+ players.


Sat, 6/1, 10:00-11:30a. Getting to 3.0: Non-Volley Zone Fundamentals. Learn the fundamental mechanics needed to play confidently at the Non-Volley Zone. You will learn how to execute volleys, drop shots, and dinks with purpose. Emphasis will be placed on proper paddle position as well as your position on the court. Students will participate in drills that focus on lifting from the shoulder, contacting the ball in front, and capitalizing on opponents’ mistakes. Based on their progress as a group, students will play challenging games designed to put their new skills to use. A minimum DUPR rating of 2.5 is strongly recommended for this clinic.

Location: The PutAway

Coach: Jeff Williams


Your APC Academy PPR Certified Coaches & Professionals

Lynne Boyer

Dan Brest

Jimmy Hall

Joe Kalinowski

Tom Lockman

Andrew Province

Sarah Salmon

Tom Shupe

Jeff Williams


Your APC Player Development Committee

Dan Brest, Chair

Peter Gaviorno, Liaison to the Board

Randy Orebaugh, Member


Refund Policy

Full refunds will be issued if less than 3 players are registered by 5pm on the day prior to the clinic.

The PutAway will process all refunds for APC students.

For specific questions regarding your refund please contact The PutAway at 410-205-5576 or info@playputawaypickleball.com.


Cancellation Policy

The APC Clinic follows The PutAway's Cancellation Policy.

Cancellations for APC Academy Clinics made within 24 hours of the start of the APC Clinic are not eligible for refunds. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis by calling 410-205-5576 or emailing info@playputawaypickleball.com.

Cancellations outside of 24 hours of the start of the APC Clinic are automatically processed as a refund to the original form of payment directly by the user by withdrawing from the clinic.

Refunds shall not be issued for no-shows.

A $10/occurrence No-Show Fee shall be assessed for any no-shows to APC Academy Clinics.



All APC Academy clinics are held at


The PutAway


254 Najoles Rd, Suite A-K

Millersville, MD 21108

Check in often as more clinics are added every week!





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