USA Pickleball Announces as Official Equipment Retailer

Jessie Irvine and Jay Devilliers

The Pickleball Superstore coming to USA Pickleball tournaments, offering players and attendees unapparelled service and selection of pickleball equipment from the sports’ leading manufacturers.

SURPRISE, AZ. – July 28, 2021 – USA Pickleball, the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in America, announces, the pickleball specialty superstore, as the Official Equipment Retailer partner. As the largest pickleball retailer in the United States, the partnership brings Pickleball Central’s expertise and selection to tournaments through 2023, ensuring players and fans an exceptional experience’s tournament retail shop will showcase their selection by representing multiple equipment manufacturers in-person at tournaments across the country allowing players and spectators to review, demo and purchase equipment from leading brands.

In 2021, Pickleball Central will be on-site, along with other partners, at the Jigsaw Health Tournament of Champions held in Brigham City, Utah August 16th – 22nd at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts and the 2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships Presented by Pickleball Central, hosted by Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Pickleball has great appeal with over 4.2 million players in 2020, an increase of 700,000 participants over 2019, despite the pandemic. Pickleball is fun, family-oriented, socially distanced and has cross-generational appeal; making it the fastest growing sport in America

“Since 2006, when Anna Copley and David Johnson started the company, we’ve focused on growing the game and player experience through amazing customer service and product collections,” said Doug Thielen, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer at “This multi-year partnership to bring our pickleball specialty superstore to these tournaments is the perfect representation of our ongoing dedication to that mission.

“USA Pickleball is excited to continue our long-standing partnership with Pickleball Central, providing players with the best online customer service and selection of pickleball equipment, paddles, and more.” said George Bauernfeind, Chief Marketing Officer of USA Pickleball. “The Pickleball Central Superstore elevates the player, fan and spectator experience, a great on-site opportunity to learn about, test and purchase new equipment.”

USA Pickleball members can visit for more details about the partnership and exclusive member discounts. Visit to find the best and latest in pickleball equipment.



About USA Pickleball

The USA Pickleball Association, a non-profit 501(c)(3) was established in 2005 to further the advancement of the sport on a national level. As the official governing body of pickleball in the United States, USA Pickleball promotes the growth of pickleball by maintaining the rules, setting player ratings, advancing the sport through its national network of 2,000+ ambassadors, and sanctioning tournaments. Since 2013, USA Pickleball has grown 1,000% in its membership to 47,000. More information can be found at


About, the pickleball specialty superstore, was started in 2006 by Anna Copley and David Johnson to service the growing sport – as well as Anna’s parent’s pickleball obsession. What started, as an entrepreneurial side business, has grown to be the nation’s largest pickleball retailer and trusted source for all things pickleball related. Fueled by exceptional customer service and the team’s passion for growing the sport, carries the industries top brands with an incredible selection of paddles, nets, balls, shoes, apparel and pickleball accessories for all player abilities.  See for yourself at

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