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A brand new state-of-the-art pickleball club, now open for play in Hillsborough, NJ featuring 8 individually fenced, dedicated pickleball courts & a spacious players lounge

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Mission Statement

At The Pickle Jar we seek to redefine the pickleball experience! If it is your first time on the courts, looking to improve your skills, or are looking for high level competitive play we have the perfect fit for your game.

Community Commitment

At the heart of The Pickle Jar is a passionate commitment to our community. We believe in the power of pickleball and the ability of this community to be a source for positive change. Through charitable events, outreach programs, and partnerships with local organizations, we aim to make a lasting impact on the court and beyond.

Meet Our Pros

Level up your game with our expert team of Pro coaches.
Whether you’re a first time or highly experienced player, we have the right coach for you.

Richard Livornese

Richard Livornese

Head Coach & Strategic Advisor

Richard Livornese Jr is a 22 Professional Pickleball player. He has been playing for 2 years and plays on the APP tour. He has signed a contract with MLP for 2024 and beyond, He is also a part of the APP Next gen national team. He has won pro medals on the APP along with winning the last next gen event. Richard has been teaching pickleball for almost 2 years now. He has taught in New Jersey Pennsylvania and run camps around the country. He is a IPTPA level 2 pro certified coach. He loves working with all players but specializes in helping look at and help players work on their technique especially at the higher levels.

Rob Gruber

Coach & General Manager

Since picking up a pickleball paddle in September 2022, Rob has rapidly ascended to a 5.0+ level player, clinching back-to-back APP Tour victories in both Singles and Doubles. As the General Manager of The Pickle Jar, Rob leads efforts in coaching, directing clinics, orchestrating open plays, and conducting private lessons. Rob’s intense passion for pickleball fuels his dedication to coaching, where he strives to help players not only reach but surpass their goals. Drop by and experiencing the game-changing magic of skilled coaching first hand!

Camrin Cronheim

Coach

Camrin was previously a tennis pro at Nassau tennis club and also a collegiate tennis player. He has now completely switched over to pickleball and has been playing for over a year now, making quick progress on the court and can’t put his paddle down! Camrin loves coaching his pickleball players to challenge themselves to up their game and he continues to be a student and fan of the game.

Carolyn Dardani-Horensky

Coach

As a PPR certified coach and USA pickleball ambassador for Middlesex County, Carolyn welcomes all to the sport of pickleball. She is a spirited player who enjoys introducing and teaching others how to play pickleball. Her passion is helping her students to develop and master new skills on the court.

Christine Ferraez

Coach & Event Manager

Christine has played sports her whole life, and picked up pickleball about 2 years ago. Christine is a PPR certified coach, as well as a certified Cross Fit trainer for over 10 years. Christine is a fun and energetic coach, who plays at the 4.5+ level, who is looking forward to helping everyone at The Pickle Jar elevate their game.