Tracie DeJager is a highly skilled pickleball pro and instructor who has made a name for herself in the world of sports. Her passion for sports began at an early age, and she was actively involved in various sports, either as a player or coach. She was a three-sport athlete in college. After graduating from Portland State University with a double major in exercise science and community health, she spent time snowboarding, hiking, and kite surfing worldwide.
Tracie discovered her new passion for pickleball in 2014 and quickly climbed the pickleball ranks. Team Head sponsors Tracie, and she is also an IPTPA-certified instructor. In addition, her experience in coaching and instruction has made her one of the most sought-after pickleball instructors in the world.
Apart from teaching, Tracie also competes in the Pro Circuit, traveling to tournaments and playing against some of the best players in the world. She has achieved several accolades in her career, including being a Major League Pickleball alternate in 2023, ranked in the top 50 for women's and mixed doubles DUPR rating in the world, and ranked 3 in the Northwest for Women in Doubles and Mixed. She also won a Nationals medalist in 2019.
Tracie is a Pro Instructor for RECS and Level-Up clinics. She uses her skills and experience to help players of all levels improve their game and achieve their goals. When she is not teaching or competing, Tracie is busy caring for her two young boys, Conrad and Zaden.