Morgan Evans

Team Selkirk Advisory Staff Member, Morgan Evans, 35, is a professional tennis and Pickleball
instructor at Shadow Mountain Resort, in Palm Desert, California, where he resides. In 2017,
Evans, who complements his coaching with competing on the professional Pickleball circuit, was
named the sport’s first-ever Professional Tour Pickleball Coach, now serving as an instructor for
the sport’s elite players. In Evans’ inaugural tournament, he helped guide professional Pickleball
athlete, Tyson McGuffin, to his first-ever major Championship, winning the Men's Singles Open
Division of the 2017 USA Pickleball Association National Championships. As a player, Evans is one
of the country’s top Pickleball professionals, and one the game’s elite doubles players,
despite only turning pro in 2016. Today, in addition to his Professional Tour coaching in
Pickleball, along with his Pickleball instruction duties at Shadow Mountain Resort, Evans is also
responsible for developing the resort’s popular Pickleball program, while conducting private
lessons and clinics, and coordinating 4 Pickleball tournaments a season with Coachella Valley
Grand Prix Pickleball. Recognized as a leading Pickleball teacher, Evans is a member of the
International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association

Key Titles

2017 Tournament of Champions

  • Men’s Doubles Open Division Champion

2017 US Open

  • Gold - men's doubles 25+
  • Gold - mixed doubles 35+
2016 SoCal Classic
  • Gold - open men's doubles
  • Gold - men's doubles 19+
2016 US Open
  • Gold - men's doubles 30+