Danielle Polage is a native east coaster currently living in WA state with her husband and three kids. She is a full-time university professor and published researcher on topics related to memory and psychology and the law. She became addicted to pickleball during Covid after being introduced to the sport by her dad. She has successfully competed in many tournaments and is excited that she recently turned 50 and can play Sr. Pro. Danielle loves to travel and has visited about 50 countries and lived overseas multiple times. She is an advanced scuba diver and loves the ocean.