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Rocky Carson 2017 National Champion

June 7th, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Rocky Carson winning the National Championships
2 years in a row

Rocky Carson, 2017 Male Athlete of the Year.

Rocky Carson wins the National Singles title celebrates with Coach Fran Davis.

Rocky Carson Earns Trio of Honors at U.S. National Championships Tempe, Arizona – May 28th , 2017

Rocky had quite the weekend in the Arizona desert at the 2017 USA Racquetball National Singles Championships. On the courts at the campus of Arizona State University, Carson won the Men’s Singles National Championship for the second year in a row.

The event served as the final stage for the selection of the U.S. National Team that will represent the United States at international competitions through 2018.

Rocky’s win in Tempe cemented his spot on the U.S. National Team, his 15th career team:

2000, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2017 US National Champion

Coach Dave Ellis interviews Rocky following National Championship win.

2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016 US National Doubles Champion

On Saturday evening during the tournament, Carson was bestowed another honor as he was named USA Racquetball’s Male Athlete of the Year.

 Coach Dave Ellis interviews Rocky following National Championship win.All I can say is all the hard work we do together has really paid off…Rocky I am PROUD OF YOU.

A special thanks to his sparring partner back home, Don Richardson, for all the help and support he gives to me and Rocky.

 

My Amateur Racquetball Team fares well at the Nationals and brought home lots of medals of their own…see pictures below 

 

The HEAD Gang working the booth.

Dean Baer, from NYC, w Coach Fran Davis.

Nick Morgan, Portland, OR, and Coach Fran Davis.

Andrew Blasquez, CA, and Coach Fran Davis.

Sam Sorokin, San Francisco, CA, and Coach Fran Davis.

Heather Mahoney, No CA, and Coach Fran Davis.

Graci Wargo, Tampa, FL, and Coach Fran Davis.

****Stay turned for the WOR Outdoor Nationals in Huntington Beach, CA in July and the Fran Davis, Jason Mannino and Rocky Carson Elite Training Camp July 31-August 4 in Aliso Viejo, CA (So. CA)

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