Rocky Carson Begins Title Defense with Maryland Win

Brings home a Silver Medal from the XIX World Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica Laurel, Maryland – September 16th, 2018 Last spring, HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson finished the season on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) as the No. 1 ranked player in the World. As he opened the current 2018-2019 IRT Season in Maryland, Rocky was looking to place a firm grip on the title of “Best Player in the World”. Rocky won four matches en route to his 26th career tournament title in winning the Men’s Professional Singles Division at the Maryland & Washington D.C. Season Opener Pro

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Paola Longoria Marches to Podium at 2018 Central American & Caribbean Games in Columbia and the XIX World Championships in Coast Rica

Barranquilla, Colombia – July 28, 2018 Paola Longoria from HEAD Penn’s Professional Playing Team earned top finishes in the racquetball competition at the 2018 Central American & Caribbean Games by winning 3 Gold Medals. The 23rd edition of the games featured 5,854 athletes from 37 countries competing in 450 events. Paola Longoria, No. 1 ranked LPRT female player in the world, playing for her home country of Mexico, won Gold Medals in the Women’s Singles Division, Women’s Doubles Division, with her partner Samantha Salas, and in the Women’s Team competition at the Central American & Caribbean Games. [caption id="attachment_7934" align="alignnone"

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HEAD Penn’s Fran Davis Coached Both of 2018’s Men’s & Women’s Pro Champions

Seattle, Washington – Summer 2018 For just the second time in racquetball history, the top ranked players on the Men’s & Women’s Professional Racquetball Tours were coached by the same great racquetball mind. Fran Davis coached Rocky Carson to his outstanding year as the #1 ranked Professional on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) while at the same time helping Paola Longoria to her dominating season as the #1 ranked Professional on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Fran Davis is racquetball’s most renowned clinician and coach. She has coached junior players to nearly 50 gold and silver medals at the

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Rocky Carson Ends the Year at Number One

Sarasota, Florida – April 29th 2018 By reaching the semifinals of the last event on the 2017-2018 International Racquetball Tour (IRT), HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson captured the top spot in the season-long rankings race. Rocky, who can now be crowned with the title of the No. 1 Player in the World, also won the Year End IRT Title in 2008. Carson didn’t win an event during the current season, however it was his consistency in reaching tournament finals that propelled him in the rankings. Of the 11 IRT tournaments he played in this season, Rocky reached finals five times and

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HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Wins Mexican National Selecion Tournament & Finishes #1 Year End for the 9th Time after Winning in KS

San Luis Potosi, Mexico – June 3, 2018 HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, won the “Campeonato Nacional Selectivo De Primera Fuerza” event to earn yet another appearance on Mexico’s National Team. Being there to coach Paola and witness her dominating performance was wonderful. Longoria won the Women’s Singles divisions at the event and has earned the right to play at the 2018 International Racquetball Federation’s (IRF) World Championships later this summer. Paola did not lose a single game at the National Selection event and allowed her opponents to score less than 10 points

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HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Wins World Doubles Open Championships and Continues to Solidify her Dominance in Women’s Doubles in the Open Era

Denver, Colorado – May 6, 2018 Paola Longoria, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, won the Women’s Professional Doubles division at the inaugural World Doubles Open Championships. Held at the Denver Athletic Club in Colorado, the event featured the top professional players from around the world and offered a prize purse of more than $35,000. Longoria and her partner, Samantha Salas, in the Women’s Professional Doubles division won the first game of the Championship Final, however dropped the second game. In the tie-breaker, Paola and her partner won 11-6. Paola and Samantha have dominated the doubles scene both

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Coach Fran Davis Coaching Pros & Amateurs Alike in Tournaments and Camps

Coaching Rocky Carson & Paola Longoria as well as some Amateurs and continues to spread her philosophy at the Fran Davis “Championship Racquetball” Camps presented by HEAD/Penn Coach Fran Davis had a busy 2017/2018 season traveling the world coaching and training Paola Longoria and Rocky Carson, BOTH FINISHING #1 on the LPRT and IRT Professional Tours, but also coaching amateur racquetball players like yourselves at tournaments as well as her camps. Fran Davis Racquetball Camp The Spring Camp was held May 4-6 in Syosset, NY with the local pro and NYC guru, Dean Baer. No matter whether Fran is working

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Coach Fran Davis on the Move Again Sharing her Pearls of Wisdom

A Training Camp with Paola Longoria, conducted 2 Camps, coached at 3 Tournaments and is presently at the Pan Am Championships in Chile coaching Paola courtside. Coach Fran Davis had a busy 1st quarter in 2018 traveling the world sharing her knowledge not only coaching Paola Longoria and Rocky Carson, two of the top professionals at tournaments, but also with amateur racquetball players like yourselves at her camps and clinics.  The Camps were held January 26-28 in Seattle, WA, January 29-February 5 in Monterrey, MX and March 9-11 in Ocala, FL. No matter whether Fran is working with Paola Longoria,

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HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria Wins Mexican National Singles Title

Chihuahua, Mexico – February 25, 2018 Paola Longoria, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, has won Mexico’s National Women’s Singles Title yet again for the 12th straight year. With her win in the 20-player National Championship draw, Paola officially punched her ticket to a spot on the Mexican National Team, which she has been a part of since 2006 and has represented her country of Mexico on the adult national team since she was 17 years old. Longoria and Mexico’s National Team will compete in Pan Am Championships next month in Chile. Paola will also represent her country

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Paola Longoria Training Camp February Update 2018

Paola Longoria with Coach Fran Davis and her Team, Magaly Zeron (sports psychologist), Efrain Lara (conditioning trainer), Armando Baustista (masseuse) and her brother, Christian Longoria (sparring partner) all got together in Monterrey, MX to prepare for The Mexican National Championships, January 31-February 5. At the camp we covered ALL SIDES of the “Racquetball Success Triangle” leaving nothing to chance.…. Through watching videos of Paola playing throughout the year we all came to the camp with things in our respective areas we wanted to adjust, tweak and address to sharpen Paola’s game. That is the very reason why Paola has dominated

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COVID-19 is Impacting the World

In light of the current events ALL scheduling of camps/clinics are currently on hold. If you have any questions please Click the button below to contact me. MOST importantly stay safe and Healthy