Tim Berla was born in Ann Arbor and has lived there for almost his whole life. He was an organizer of and attended Community High School and was in the second graduating class.
Tim likes to write and play music. He performs with bands called Team Love, Isosceles, West Park Music Society, and the Dorkestra, among others. Tim often plays the bass and sings, and occasionally plays other instruments. Tim has written many songs, including country songs such as “No Complaints”, “There’s Something Dead On The Highway”, “To Be Mine”, and “My Wife’s Got A Boyfriend”.
Over the years, Tim has spent countless hours playing other sports in addition to Pickleball, such as Ultimate (also known as Ultimate Frisbee), Soccer, and Basketball. Tim currently plays Tennis and Volleyball.