Visit Valencia Grove to meet and welcome Joey Farias the new Sports Director of Riverland’s Sports & Racquet Club! As one of the top pickleball players in the world, Joey is a multiple time US Open and USAPA Nationals pro medalist and top-10 player in all three pro events: Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Joey brings to Riverland more than 15 years of active involvement in the tennis and pickleball industries, which includes competing internationally as a world ranked junior tennis player, playing Division I College Tennis, competing professionally, and coaching tennis for over a decade. He is an active member of the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA), is USPTA and IPTPA certified and currently travels around the world doing clinics, running tournaments, and promoting pickleball. His knowledge and skill in coaching both tennis and pickleball programs is phenomenal, and his passion and energy make him the perfect person to lead our sports programs. We are very excited for all that he has to offer our Riverland residents!