Category Archive: Player Profiles

Jun 28

Anthony Lewis

Player Profile – Anthony Lewis Anthony Lewis is our current rising star of table tennis in the Pittsburgh region.  A native of Butler, PA, the 23-year old Anthony has quickly evolved into perhaps the most dynamic offensive player in the western part of our state.  He competes in both the South Park and POTTC clubs, …

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Jun 28

Mark Krotec

Player Profile – Mark Krotec Mark Krotec has been one of the most energetic and innovative leaders in the Western PA pong scene. He started an informal Pittsburgh Oakland Table Tennis Club in 2005 with only a couple of tables in the Central Catholic gym lobby, and has led its growth since then. It is …

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Feb 28

Jerry Schaub

Player Profile – Jerry Schaub Jerry Schaub has been a mainstay and one of the top players in both the South Park and Pittsburgh Oakland clubs.  He has been an active player since the 1970’s, and has witnessed the rise to prominence of the Pittsburgh area.  Jerry combines exceptional reaction time, great counter drives, ball control, …

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Feb 28

Bill Walk

Player Profile – Dr. Bill Walk Bill Walk is our ‘grandmaster’ and ‘grandfather’ of western PA pong.  Bill has been playing the sport for over 50 years, and has served the sport in numerous ways.   He has been an International Umpire since 1979 and an International Referee since 1992, one of 7 in the US.   …

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Jan 25

Randy Seemiller

Player Profile – Randy Seemiller The name Seemiller has been synonymous with Pittsburgh Table Tennis since the 1970’s.  Danny and Ricky, the elder brothers, rose to national and international prominence in that era.  Younger brother Randy continued this standard, rising to a number 7 national ranking in 1986.  He has won numerous tournaments, and has …

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Jan 04

Dennis Kaminsky – Player Profile

Player Profile – Dennis Kaminsky The name Dennis Kaminsky has been associated with South Park Table Tennis for over 10 years.  Dennis has been a true leader for the club, serving as a fine player, coach, and assistant organizer.  He has been an active player since the 1970’s.  Dennis has an unusual hybrid defensive game, …

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Nov 13

Akbar Ormes – Player Profile

Player Profile – Akbar Ormes Akbar has been an active member of the POTTC and South Park clubs for many years.  Akbar helped found the POTTC, and serves the club as vice-president, treasurer, and head coach.  He has become famous locally for his passion for the game, his tireless coaching efforts, and his attention to technical …

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Oct 27

Jeff Pepper – Player Profile

Player Profile – Jeff Pepper Jeff Pepper has been a mainstay at both the South Park and Pittsburgh Oakland clubs.  Jeff has made significant contributions to each club, including building state-of-the-art ratings software for the POTTC, a great tool likely to be adopted by clubs across the US.  Jeff is known for his energetic approach …

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Oct 23

Chip Coulter – Player Profile

Player Profile – Chip Coulter Chip has been a mainstay of the western Pa Table Tennis community for over 30 years.  He is widely considered the premiere coach in our region, one of the top players in the region and state, and serves as outlet for Butterfly equipment.  He has won numerous USATT titles over the …

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