Craig Schaper


Craig has been an avid Northern Illinois pickleball player since 2012 when he picked up the game in The Villages, Florida. Craig’s background in racquet sports, starting at a very young age and continued through his college years when he won the state title in tennis for the College Of Lake County in 1983. Craig began playing pickleball tournaments in 2013 and since that time has made significant achievements including: Gold Men's Dbl.'s Kalamazoo, - Gold Men's Dbl.'s Wisconsin Senior Games - Gold Men's Dbl.'s Wisconsin Badger State Games - Silver Men's Dbl.'s Fort Wayne, IN - Gold Mixed Dbl.'s Fort Wayne, IN - Gold Mixed Dbl.'s Rockford, IL.  Craig also competes yearly at the US Open and has medaled several times. Known for his quiet demeanor, many are surprised by his hilarious personality once they have a conversation with him.

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