Rising quickly through the pickleball ranks and new addition to the pro level, J "Gizmo" Hall has continued to dismantel opponents with a youthful flamboyance and social media approach to competitive pickleball. Still in his first two years, Gizmo has attended multiple tournaments with top finishes and attributes a portion of his success to his fitness. Being a full time Firefighter/Paramedic has sharpened his stamina and mental perserverance.
He strives to grow the sport of pickleball by being an ambassador for a newer generation of players and spectators. Heavily involved in social media and the player community, Gizmo provides a detailed look inside the world of tournament play through Facebook and Instagram posts and a series of videos soon to hit youtube. Overcoming adversity at a young age has taught him that every day is a gift, and to never stop chasing your dreams.
In addition to Pickleball, Gizmo is a youth motivational speaker and using Pickleball as a way to pour into the youth of today, teaching them that it is ok to be different.
When Gizmo isn't on the road at pickleball tournaments, you can find him dividing his time between the court and Pickleball Farm, where he lives with his wife and kids in Virginia.
Weapon of Choice
Players Rogue2 Gizmo Signature Paddle
Notable Tournament Wins
(in no specific order)
2021 US Open / Mixed Wheelchair Hybrid 4.0+ / Gold
2020 Virginia Classic / Men's Doubles 5.0 / Gold
Winner/ Men's Singles 4.5 / Gold / Men's Doubles 4.5 / Gold Mixed Doubles 4.0 / Gold
2020 California Open/ Men's 4.5 Doubles / Gold; Mixed 4.5 / Bronze; Singles 5.0 / Gold
2020 Desert Pickleball Classic at PDR / Men's 4.5 Doubles / Silver; Singles / 4.5 / Gold
2020 USAPA Southwest Regional Championships / Men's 4.5 Doubles / Silver
2019 Sharing the Love Tournament / Mixed Doubles 4.5 / Silver; Men's Doubles 4.5 / Silver
2018 West Virginia Crossroads Tournament / Men's Doubles 5.0 / Gold