George Bauernfeind

Welcome to USA Pickleball’s New Logo and Updated Website!

Official National Governing Body for Pickleball in the U.S.   Welcome to USA Pickleball’s New Logo and Updated Website! We are excited to announce a brand re-launch that includes a new, modern logo, and an updated website and URL at usapickleball.org. The new brand name officially changed from USAPA to USA Pickleball, aligning it with…

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USA Pickleball Association Celebrates Sport’s 55th Anniversary

CLICK HERE for the full Press Kit. Contact: mediarelations@usapickleball.org  USA PICKLEBALL ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES SPORT’S 55TH ANNIVERSARY Social distancing, multi-generational appeal makes it “One of America’s Fastest-Growing Sports”   (July 22, 2020) – One of the hottest sports in America turns 55 years old this week – and has never looked better.   Created in suburban…

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Share Your Pride for #USAPickleball

Share your pride for USA Pickleball! Which badge of honor is yours? Download and share with your friends on social media and tag #USAPickleball. Visit our Facebook page to easily share with your friends! See you on the courts.

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USAPA Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Coronavirus

USA Pickleball’s Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Coronavirus Updated June 19, 2020:    What’s the USAPA’s stance on the COVID-19 situation?   On March 12, 2020 USAPA launched an official COVID-19 Statement Page regarding the situation. All official statements are found on this page.   Is it safe to play non-sanctioned or recreational pickleball? USAPA has…

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Is Pickleball the Perfect Pandemic Pastime? New York Times Article

Is Pickleball the Perfect Pandemic Pastime? May 30, 2020 – By: Rachel Simon USA Pickleball Association joins avid players, to share their love for the game of pickleball with the New York Times. Visit their website to read the full article.

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USAPA Announces New Partnership with Zelus Insoles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Gainor – (704) 941-4191 USAPA Media Relations George Bauernfeind – (630) 649-8817 USAPA Managing Director, Marketing & Communications   USAPA Announces New Partnership with Zelus Insoles Leading Insoles Brand in North America is Great Fit with the Sport of Pickleball PHOENIX, AZ. (April 21, 2020) – The United States Pickleball…

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USAPA Announces New Partnership with Gaia Herbs

  USAPA Announces New Partnership with Gaia Herbs Leading Herbal Brand in North America Aligns Well with the Sport of Pickleball, One of the Fastest Growing Sports in America   PHOENIX, AZ. (Feb. 13, 2020) – The United States Pickleball Association (USAPA) is proud to announce a partnership with Gaia Herbs, the leading herbal brand in…

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USA Pickleball Association is Hiring a Digital Coordinator

Position Description: Digital Coordinator BACKGROUND USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) (www.usapickleball.org) is the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in the U.S. Our mission is to promote the growth and development of pickleball. USAPA recently surpassed 40,000 members, up from 4,000 seven years ago and expects to grow significantly for the foreseeable future. According to the…

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USA Pickleball Association Welcomes Three New Board Members

Please welcome the following Board Members to the USA Pickleball (USAPA) family: Ernie Medina, Jr. As a kid, Ernie Medina, Jr., was always involved with racquet sports. Maxing out at a lofty height of 5ft 6in, he was always shorter than most of his peers, so popular sports like basketball and volleyball didn’t suit him,…

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USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) Hiring Full-Time CEO

  USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) is a non-profit organization and the official national governing body for the sport of Pickleball in the United States, one of the fastest growing sports in America. The USAPA membership is approaching 40,000, a ten times growth rate in the last six years and with expectations to grow significantly for…

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