Mixed Doubles pairing Sheena Maclean-Bell & David Wood – the only players representing GB in the forthcoming USA Open, entered at 4.5 pro level. Sheena, 39 from Ramsgate, Kent, a Tennis Coach, Multi Sports Coach and Director of Motiv8 Sports along with Dave 52, from Margate, Kent, a Director of Volleyball & Sports Centre Manager at Canterbury Christ Church University first paired together back in 2014 as mixed Doubles in Beach Volleyball, have re-joined forces to create a winning partnership. The GB pair are sponsored by Surridge Sport, Ambition Sport, Motiv8 Sports & Great British Pizza
In the coming weeks Sheena & Dave will undergo rigorous training at the University of Kent under Dr John Dickinson, who with his team will push the pair to their limits in the environmental chamber, preparing nutrition, hydration and overall fitness in order for them to hit the ground running on their arrival in the USA.
Not only mentally prepared, Sheena & Dave will be ready for the competition ahead, ready to fight amongst the giants of this game in their own country.
Sheena & Dave, from your team mates and colleagues at GB Pickleball & Motiv8 Sport, we are behind you every step of the way.