Joe Derisi is originally from Argentina and is currently living in Rochester, NY. He came to the US over 20 years ago to attend businesses school at the University of Rochester. He then worked in finance for many years in London and Connecticut. Currently, he has a company trading agricultural commodities and food ingredients out of Rochester. His sport background is in tennis and padel tennis, and has been playing pickleball for a little over 6 years. His tournament experience spans over 4 years, 2 years in the professional division and 2+ years in the senior pro division – he is a regular on the pickleball tour! He is currently a teaching professional at a pickleball club in Rochester NY and a lead pro at Engage Pickleball Camps, where he teaches all over the US. Jose has been endorsed by Engage Pickleball for the past 4 years. He likes their designs, innovation, and the support Engage gives to its’ players.