About PPR Certified Instructor Chris Kepko:
Chris is a Greensboro native who grew up playing football, golf, baseball and basketball in high school. Upon graduation in 1995, he joined the US Navy. Chris will retire in December of this year after 26 years of service in Naval Special Operations. Chris has completed multiple combat tours. Some of Chris’s tours of duty include Afghanistan, Iraq, and the horn of Africa. Chris was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions in Afghanistan.
After representing the US Navy in the Armed Forces Golf Championship, his passion for sport turned to Pickleball. Chris has been using his teaching and mentoring skills learned in the Navy on the local Pickleball courts as a Certified Pickleball Instructor for the past 2 years. He’s an experienced tournament player medaling in both Men’s and Mixed Doubles at the local and regional level. Chris loves introducing people of all ages and skill levels to Pickleball and looks forward to increasing the players at Bur-Mil Park enjoyment of the game and physical fitness.