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PongNow: Brian Pace

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features Brian Pace, one of the leading juniors of his era, an elite player, and now a forward-thinking innovative coach.  Brian was the most accomplished of Butterfly’s Wilson, North Carolina junior […]

PongNow: Larry Hodges

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame member, Larry Hodges  Larry Hodges is a table tennis player, coach, promoter, writer, classic style specialist, and USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame member.  […]

PongNow: Tim Wang

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features Tim Wang, 3-time U.S. National Champion and 2-time U.S. Olympian.  Tim shares stories of his early years, his first National Championship, his Olympic run, and a trip to China. __________________________ […]

PongNow: Lily Yip and Adam Hugh

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have Hall of Fame member and former US Olympian Lily Yip, and her son Adam Hugh (a player and club owner with a distinguished resume of his own).  Enjoy […]

PongNow: Mal Anderson

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, Mal Anderson, USATT Photographic Historian and Hall of Fame member. Get to know Mal and some of his 72,000 American Table Tennis photos.    Mal Anderson was a […]

PongNow: Scott Preiss

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, the Ping Pong Man, Scott Preiss.   Scott Preiss is a table tennis player, coach, promoter, and entertainer.  His Ping Pong Man events have provided exhibitions to thousands. and […]

PongNow: Derek May

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, former US National Team Member, Derek May.    Derek May was a strong junior player in his home State of Georgia.  He attended Anderson College and Augusta College […]

PongNow: Adam Bobrow

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, the Voice of Table Tennis, Adam Bobrow. Adam was a fun player and promoter in the Southern California table tennis scene, working to expand the sport in Universities and […]

PongNow: Two-Time US Open Champion Thomas Keinath

by (Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition, professional player and coach Thomas Keinath shares stories about playing for the German National Team, about pursuing the Olympics, about playing at the US Open (where he won two singles titles), […]

PongNow: Boo’s Brothers Jim McQueen, Pete May, Derek May

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition, Jim McQueen, Pete May, and Derek May share stories about their time competing as the Boo’s Brothers.  YouTube users can Subscribe to receive notices when future PongNow videos post. __________________________ […]

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