USA Table Tennis has selected Club JOOLA as a National Center of Excellence. Club JOOLA is based in Rockville, Maryland and serves the entire Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.
Club JOOLA has made it its mission promote table tennis as an Olympic sport and to create a social and positive environment for table tennis to grow in the local community.
Club JOOLA is lead by its three passionate coaches. Richard Bowling has trained in Sweden and Romania and is an avid follower of modern table tennis techniques and strategies. Besides being an extremely technical coach and a developer of Maryland’s best table tennis players, Bowling also previously held the Guiness world record for longest table tennis rally.
Bowling is joined by Amy Feng and Donn Olsen. Feng was a member of the 1996 Olympic team and national women’s champion several times throughout her table tennis career. She has taken an active role in training Club JOOLA’s junior team. Olsen has over 25 years of experience in the game of table tennis. He has coached both young beginners and older veterans.
Club JOOLA hosts several tournaments throughout the year. They host Spring, Fall and Winter Opens annually. JOOLA also maintains competitive leagues for intermediate and elite players.