Professional Pickleball Player
Lee Whitwell, originally from Gibraltar, transitioned from a successful tennis career to become a dominant force in Pickleball. She holds a B.A. degree in English and Spanish from Francis Marion University and completed her graduate studies at Alliant International University. Lee's sporting prowess earned her MVP status in the Major League Pickleball (MLP), and she continues to excel in the sport. She is also a proud member of the Francis Marion University Athletic Hall of Fame, recognized for her achievements in tennis and volleyball. Beyond her playing career, Lee serves as an advisor, coach, and instructor, imparting her expertise to countless aspiring Pickleball players.