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May 2022

Faces Around the Court: Daryl Newman

Member of Red Deer Pickleball Club; 6000th Pickleball Alberta member

  • Welcome Sundre Pickleball Association
  • Power Rankings: 65+ and Juniors
  • Membership hits 6000
  • Pickleball Alberta Day June 11

April 2022

FAC: Garand Jones

Club President, Pickleball Alberta Director, Referee of over 1300 games

  • Welcome Elk Island Pickleball Club
  • Power Rankings: 60+ Mens and Ladies
  • 2022 Provincials
  • New Pickleball Alberta website launches

March 2022

FAC: Brenda Lea MacPhail

Tournament Director, 2022 Alberta Provincials

  • Welcome Fort Saskatchewan Pickleball Club
  • Power Rankings: 50+ Mens and Ladies
  • Club President’s Season-Kick-Off Conference
  • Of-the-Year Awards

February 2022

FAC: Ernesto Fajardo

The recognized #2 player in Canada

  • Welcome Yellowhead West Pickleball Club
  • Power Rankings: Open Division and Juniors
  • Coaching Working Group Formed
  • Officials Clinics

January 2022

FAC: Ted Sherback

Steward of Pickleball Canada’s insurance  program and long-serving PC Director 

  • Junior Training Equipment Grant
  • Club Competitions
  • Power Rankings: 65+ and Juniors
  • Volunteer Needed for Grant Applications

December 2021

FAC: Ilsa Wong

Director of Coaching, Pickleball Alberta

  • Junior Pickleball
  • Power Rankings: 60+
  • Coaching
  • Renewing Your Membership

May-Nov 2021

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April 2021

FAC: Judy Bohn

Treasurer & Founding Member, Barrhead Pickleball Club

  • PC National System to launch June 1
  • Pickleball Canada Championships
  • PC hires Exec. Director

February 2021

FAC: Blair Morton

Director of Technology, Pickleball Alberta

  • Pickleball Canada National System
  • Membership Fees
  • Officiating Clinics

December 2020

  • President’s Holiday Message
  • 2021 Rule Changes

September 2020

  • 2020-2021 Board of Directors elected at AGM
  • Pickleball Alberta’s Year in Review

July-August 2020

FAC: Brady Hurshowy

Alberta’s Youngest Competitive Player

  • Completing our Strategic Plan
  • National Cert. Coaching Program
  • Goal: 100 Certified Referees

June 2020

FAC: Marcel Latouche

Builder, Strategic Plan Consultant and Leader

  • Pickleball Alberta Vision
  • Pickleball Canada AGM and Elections
  • New Outdoor Courts in Alberta

May 2020

FAC: Val and Gene Vollmin

Gene: Tournament Chair for 2021 Canadian Nationals

Val: Past President RDPC and Pickleball Canada

  • Red Deer Pickleball Club Awarded 2021 Nationals
  • Kirk Jensen Appointed to Pickleball Canada Board

April 2020

FAC: Beverley Walker

Founding member of Calgary Pickleball Club and Pickleball Alberta

  • Red Deer Pickleball Club Applying for 2021 Nationals
  • Canadian Officiating Standards Set
  • Competitions Cancelled

March 2020

FAC: Abed Dergham

2017 Lexus Winter Classic medalist; Founding member of Edmonton PC

  • Welcome Lethbridge Pickleball Club
  • Steve Deakin Appointed Pickleball Canada Ambassador

February 2020

FAC: Cookie Drake

Elite Player and Builder

  • Pickleball Canada Policies and Guidelines
  • Competitions
  • Power Rankings: Men’s and Women’s Doubles

January 2020

FAC: Doug Thompson

Past President, Pickleball Canada

  • Power Rankings: Men’s and Women’s Doubles
  • 2020 Memberships
  • Clinics and Competitions

December 2019

FAC: Ed Neuman

Brought Pickleball to Alberta

  • Central Lions 10-Year Anniversary
  • Calgary Pickleball Club Clinics
  • Competitions

November 2019

  • Members Elected to Pickleball Alberta Board
  • Pickleball Canada Selecting Provider for National System
  • PC Investigating Alternative Official Ratings

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