Laura Fenton Kovanda
Laura Fenton Kovanda is a 4-time U.S Open Champion with both an extensive athletic background combined with impressive teaching skills and coaching histories. Her fields of expertise are in biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, sports psychology, neuroscience, nutrition, and athletic training. Laura has a “great eye” in seeing what mechanically is creating the problem in a student’s swing, footwork, shot, serve, overhead, or other pickleball techniques. She is known for fixing bad habits that have been created due to incorrect body mechanics and motor skills.
She is a National Champion in four other sports. As a 3-time Olympic qualifier, she represented the U.S. Racquetball Team for 15 years, adding 5 World titles and 33 National Championships to her resume. She has coached college basketball and high school tennis, in addition, to personally trained college and elite-level athletes preparing for the Olympics and the Football Combine.