2023 PHOF Inductee

Scott Moore

Competitor

Scott Moore

CITIZENSHIP: USA

BORN: February 15, 1962, in Ft. Worth, Texas

PLAYS: Right-handed

EDUCATION:

  • Arlington Heights High School, Ft. Worth, Texas
  • BS in Marketing, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
  • Masters Degree in Economics, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan

MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS:

  • Co-founded Pickleball Trips, the first-ever instructional pickleball travel company, and conducted over 100 trips to 15 countries and multiple states.
  • Co-founded High Performance Pickleball (with Daniel Moore), the best-selling pickleball online academy.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Scott speaks three languages (English, Japanese, and Spanish) and has traveled to 70 countries.

Background

Scott Moore is a 21-time USA Pickleball National Champion, winning 12 consecutive events at Nationals from 2015 to 2017. His illustrious playing career includes being a 12-time U.S. Open champion, seven-time Senior Pro Triple Crown winner, and 10-time Tournament of Champions winner.

Scott has won more pro-level tournaments and triple crowns than any senior pro. He is the only player to have won both Champions and Master’s Gold in the same tournaments. He is one member of the only family that saw three generations from the same family win gold on the same day at USAPA Nationals (along with Daniel Moore and Carl Brumley) at the 2016 USAPA Nationals. Scott won the 2018 Italian Open Men’s Doubles 5.0+ (with Jon Moore) and the 2018 USAPA Bend Regional Men’s Doubles 19+, 5.0 (with Daniel Moore).

In 2016, the Fort Worth, Texas native co-founded Pickleball Trips, designed to facilitate unique cultural and pickleball experiences for groups of like-minded travelers. In 2020, he co-founded the best-selling High-Performance Pickleball Academy to provide online instruction in pickleball. Moore developed a comprehensive pickleball training program that he teaches all over the Western Hemisphere – he has taught pickleball in over a dozen countries.

Three generations of Moore men win gold at 2016 USAPA Nationals VIII

COMPETITION AND AWARDS RECOGNITION:

  • In 2018, Scott was captain of the US Bainbridge Cup team in Italy.
  • Scott was named the 2023 APP Master’s Men’s Doubles Player of the Year. He was a five-time Gold medalist in Senior Pro Events at age 61.
  • Scott received the 2022 APP Icon Award and became the first player to win Senior Pro and Super Senior Pro events in the same tournaments.

2013 USAPA Nationals

  • Men’s Doubles 50+ Silver (with Ken Curry)

2014 USAPA Nationals VI

  • Men’s Singles Sr Open Gold
  • Men’s Singles 50+ Gold

2015 USAPA Nationals VII

  • Mixed Doubles Sr Open Gold (with Mona Burnett)
  • Men’s Singles Sr Open Gold
  • Men’s Doubles Sr Open Gold (with Glen Peterson)
  • Mixed Doubles 50+ Gold (with Karen Gysin)
  • Men’s Singles 35+ Bronze
  • Men’s Doubles 50+ Silver (with Andy Gensch)

2015 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

  • Mixed Doubles Legends Open Gold (with Lydia D. Willis)
  • Men’s Doubles Legends Open Gold (with Glen Peterson)
  • Men’s Singles Legends Open Gold

2016 USAPA Nationals VIII

  • Mixed Doubles Sr Open Gold (with Kris Anderson)
  • Men’s Singles Sr Open Gold
  • Men’s Doubles Sr Open Gold (with Glen Peterson)
  • Mixed Doubles 50+ Gold (with Mona Burnett)
  • Men’s Singles 50+ Gold
  • Men’s Doubles 50+ Gold (with Scott Clayson)

2016 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

  • Mixed Doubles Legends Open Gold (with Hilary Marold)
  • Men’s Doubles Legends Open Gold (with Scott Clayson)
  • Men’s Singles Legends Open Gold

2016 Minto US Open

  • Men’s Singles Sr Open Silver
  • Mixed Doubles Sr Open Silver (with Mona Burnett)
  • Men’s Doubles Pro Bronze (with Brian Ashworth)
  • Mixed Doubles 50+ Gold (with Laura Fenton Kovanda)
  • Men’s Doubles 50+ Gold (with Scott Clayson)

2017 USAPA National Championships

  • Mixed Doubles Sr Open Silver (with Alex Hamner)
  • Men’s Singles Sr Open Gold
  • Mixed Doubles 50+ 5.0 Gold (with Alex Hamner)
  • Men’s Doubles 55+ 5.0 Gold (with Glen Peterson)
  • Men’s Singles 55+ 5.0 Gold

2017 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

  • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Open Gold (with Alex Hamner)
  • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro Open Gold (with Scott Clayson)
  • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Gold

2017 Minto US Open

  • Mixed Doubles 50+ Gold (with Alex Hamner)
  • Men’s Doubles 25+ Bronze (with Daniel Moore)
  • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Gold

    2017 Pickleball Canada National Tournament

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Open 50+ Silver (with Cookie Drake)

    2017 Pickleball Battle of the Sexes Champion

    2018 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

    • Men’s Singles Sr Open Gold
    • Men’s Doubles Sr Open Silver (with Glen Peterson)
    • Mixed Doubles Sr Open Gold (with Kris Anderson)
    • Men’s Singles 50+, 55+, 5.0 Gold
    • Mixed Doubles 55+ 5.0 Gold (with Alex Hamner)

    2018 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

    • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Gold
    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Bronze (with Alex Hamner)

    2018 Minto US Open

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Gold (with Lisa Naumu)
    • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro Gold (with Steve Cole)
    • Mixed Doubles 55+ Gold (with Lisa Naumu)
    • Men’s Doubles 55+ Gold (with Del Kauss)
    • Mens Singles Sr Pro Gold

    2019 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

    • Men’s Singles Sr Pro 50+ Silver
    • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro 50+ Silver (with Steve Cole)
    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro 50+ Bronze (with Lisa Maumu)
    • Mixed Doubles 55+ 5.0 Gold (with Lisa NaumuP

    2019 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Silver (with Lisa Naumu)
    • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Silver

    2019 Minto US Open

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Gold (with Kris Anderson)
    • Mixed Doubles 55+ Gold (with Lisa Naumu)
    • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Gold

    2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships

    • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro Bronze (with Scott Crandall)

    2021 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

    • Men’s Singles Sr Pro Bronze

    2021 Minto US Open

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Gold (with Eva Welsher)
    • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro Gold (with Rick Witsken)

    2022 TOC (Tournament of Champions)

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Silver (with Eva Welsher)
    • Men’s Doubles Sr Pro Silver (with Scott Crandall)

    2022 Minto US Open

    • Mixed Doubles Sr Pro Silver (with Eva Welsher)