Connor Laffey

I was nine years old when I first entered a racquetball court.  I remember playing with  my mom.  She had joined a gym, but she couldn’t leave me alone at home so she enrolled me in a Junior Racquetball program as she always wanted me to be active. I played once a week for two years.  I had no idea of where the path would take me. I competed in my first tournament when I was eleven.  It was an Oregon Junior Tournament and I played in the beginners division.  I won!  It was pretty intense, but I absolutely loved

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Jordan Cooperrider

I started playing racquetball when I was 4 years old, and my first tournament was when I was 5. It was a regional championship and I took first place. On the way home I said to my dad, "I won that girl!" From that point on I knew that I wanted to play (racquetball) for the rest of my life. My dad has always been my coach. A year ago my dad and I went to a Fran Davis Racquetball Camp. She made a suggestion that if I wanted to get to the next level in racquetball I needed to

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Dave Boyovich

As a 100% disabled veteran with pins in both my right shoulder and right wrist, being a right-handed player seems to always be a struggle for me.   Before I started taking lessons from Fran, I was barely a B-level player.  And after the first lesson with Fran when she broke down my basic skills I felt like I was a D-level player. I took to heart everything she said, then went and watched their video, read their new book and the things they were saying began to click.  Your book has become my racquetball bible.  I read and re-read chapters,

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Valerie Marott

By day, I’m a mild mannered teacher, but around 6 PM and on weekends I become “Middle Aged Court Rat” Yes, that is my super hero name. I learned to play racquetball in college in the 80s, but that’s not where this racquetball story begins, because I played off an on for years, never getting better than a mediocre C player. Then 4 years ago I had the opportunity to change my life, move across the country from California to North Carolina, and focus on the things I’d always wanted to do. One of those things was to devote more

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