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End of Season Recap 2014-2015

June 17th, 2015
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Paola Longoria ends the LPRT season #1.

“Paola Longoria ends the LPRT season #1” “Rocky Carson ends the IRT season #2” “Jordan Cooperrider, Wayne Antone & Mitchell Turner heading to Junior Nationals”


My “Adult Championship Racquetball Team” led by Rocky Carson and Paola Longoria both finished strong at their last pro events of the season and finished #2 and #1 respectively.
 

Rocky Carson is the most decorated Professional, International & Outdoor Racquetball Player in the World. Rocky won the Gold Medal at the 2014 World Championships, bringing his record breaking fourth title in racquetball’s top international competition.

As the top ranked American player for much of the 21st Century, Rocky has amassed 16 career international medals and been named to the United States National Team 17 times. In the professional ranks, Rocky has won the US OPEN Racquetball Championships and been ranked No. 1 in the world.

Rocky has also dominated the outdoor courts with 10 World Outdoor Racquetball championships. In 2008, Carson became the first racquetball player in history to simultaneously hold the World Outdoor Championship, the World Indoor Championship and the US OPEN Championship. 

List of Career Accomplishments (as of June 8th, 2015):

Rocky Carson is the most decorated Professional, International & Outdoor Racquetball Player in the World.

Rocky Carson is the most decorated Professional, International & Outdoor Racquetball Player in the World.

International Medals:
2014 World Championships Singles Gold

2013 World Games Singles Bronze

2012 World Championships Singles Gold

2012 World Championships Men’s Team Gold

2011 Pan Am Games Singles Gold

2011 Pan Am Games Team Silver

2010 World Championships Singles Gold

2009 World Games Singles Silver

2008 World Championships Singles Gold

2006 World Championships Singles Silver

2004 World Championships Singles Bronze

2003 Pan Am Games Singles Bronze

2002 Pan American Games Singles Bronze

2001 Pan American Games Singles Gold

2000 World Championships Singles Silver

1998 World Championships Singles Bronze

Professional Accomplishments:
2007 US OPEN Champion
2007-08 International Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
19 Professional Tournament Victories
Ranked in the Top 10 on the IRT for 15 consecutive seasons

 

Paola Longoria just in her mid-20s, is already considered to be one of the greatest female racquetball players of all-time. For a period of three and half years starting in 2011, Paola went undefeated on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Her streak reached 37 consecutive tournament victories and more than 150 match wins in a row.

Paola has won five US OPEN Championships, a record for the sport’s most prestigious professional event. Playing for her home country of Mexico on the international stage, she has won three consecutive Gold Medals at the World Championships and 17 medals overall.

As a junior player, Paola won eight World Junior Championships in a row. In 2010 & 2014 Longoria was awarded Mexico’s National Sports award and in 2013 was named by Forbes Magazine to the list of Top Most Influential Women in Mexico. 

List of Career Accomplishments (as of June 8th, 2015)

International Medals:
2014 World Championships Singles Gold

2014 World Championships Doubles Gold

2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Doubles Gold

2013 World Games Singles Gold

2012 World Championships Singles Gold

2012 World Championships Doubles Gold

2011 Pan American Games Women’s Team Gold

2011 Pan American Games Singles Gold

2011 Pan American Games Doubles Gold

2010 World Championships Singles Bronze

2010 World Championships Doubles Gold

2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

2009 World Games Singles Gold

2008 World Championships Singles Bronze

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Women’s Team Gold

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

Professional Accomplishments:
37 Tournament Winning Streak (May 2011 – November 2014)
60 career Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Grand Slam and Tier One Tournament Victories
2014-15 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2014 US OPEN Champion
2013-14 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2013 US OPEN Champion
2012-13 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2012 US OPEN Champion
2011-12 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2011 US OPEN Champion
2009-10 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2008-09 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2008 US OPEN Champion

 

Jordan Cooperrider, Wayne Antone & Mitchell Turner heading to Junior Nationals.

Jordan Cooperrider, Wayne Antone & Mitchell Turner heading to Junior Nationals.

My “Junior Championship Racquetball Team” is led by Jordan Cooperrider and Wayne Antone both Junior National Team members and Mitchell Turner, my newest athlete to join my team.  Mitchell is looking to qualify to make the Junior National Team for the first time and join Jordan and Wayne. They all have been training hard for the Junior National Championships in Stockton, CA June 24-28, 2015 and have done numerous camps and training weeks with me, Paola and even Charlie Pratt.
 

Rocky Carson and Paola Longoria will both be heading to the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, July 16-28, 2015. Each one of them will be representing their countries, as they are both members of their National Racquetball Teams. Rocky will be representing his home country- the USA- and defending his Pan American Gold Medal; Paola will be representing her home country- Mexico- and defending her Pan American Gold Medals.

 

***I will be courtside coaching at BOTH the Pan American Games as well as the Junior National Championships.

 

Enjoy your journey to your “championship game,”  like my “championship team.”

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