LATEST NEWS

Pickleball England Positions

Dave Hughes is now formally the South East (S) Regional Director with Pickleball England, covering the counties of Kent, East & West Sussex, surrey, Berkshire and London South of the Thames. This position includes continuing with his special projects for Pickleball England. (See RRPC page for full role). 

Frank Arico stands down from his role as Director for Pickleball England to focus on his role as President of the European Pickleball Federation.

He was a founding Director of Pickleball England and was formally appointed in 2019 to this role. Together, with Karen Mitchell, Frank has worked endlessly to fulfil the vision of Pickleball England aspiring to be recognised as a world leading National Governing Body, delivering a diverse and dynamic sport that transforms lives, connects communities, achieves excellence and inspires medal-winning performances. Frank was Pickleball England’s second member and now the organisation has over 6000 members and growing fast.

In addition to the work Frank has done both nationally and now internationally, many new members may not appreciate that Frank designed and built the following automated systems used by RRPC:

  1. Weekly Scheduler
  2. Online Payments system
  3. League Availability & Team Selection process.

RRPC would like to thank Frank for his vision and support to both the club and the growth of the sport in the UK and Europe.

Congratulations

Jayne Mosses travelled to Spain to compete in the Rota Tournament and won a silver in the Mixed 3.5 50+ with partner Gustavo.

A few of our members travelled to compete in the Thailand Open. Congratulations to medal winners Sue Harris & Sharon Verdin silver (Ladies 4.0 50+), Manjit Chung & Sharon Verdin gold (Ladies 3.5 50+), and Sharon Verdin & Richard Sherback bronze (Mixed 3.5 50+)