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Professional Pickleball Registry announces our Inaugural Board of Directors

Professional Pickleball Registry announces our Inaugural Board of Directors

Hemel Cosme - Chairman
For the past 20 years , Hemel has owned / operated Alley Pond Park Courts , a 16-court indoor and outdoor public facility in Queens Village , NY , with tennis and pickleball . She has hosted PPR certification workshops at Alley Pond , where she has begun an extensive pickleball program . Hemel is a Dual Impact Professional as she is certified by PTR and PPR .
Jarrett Chirico - Vice Chairman
Jarrett Chirico is the Director of Racquets at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas , TX . He has spoken at PPR National Conferences and also at the 2020 & 2021 CMAA National Conference . Jarrett is one of the original PPR Clinicians and was awarded the PPR Professional of the Year in 2020 . An expert of clay court pickleball , camps , and ratings , Jarrett is a Triple Threat as he is certified by PTR , PPR & PPTR .
Lee Whitwell - Secretary
Lee is the Director of Tennis at the Athletic Club of Bend and Director of Pickleball at the Widgi Creek Golf Club in Bend , Oregon . Lee is one of the original PPR Clinicians and a frequent speaker at the PPR National Conference ( East and West Coast ). Lee is also a nationally ranked Pickleball player and a Dual Impact Professional .
Dan Regan - Director at Large
Dan currently serves as the Director of Tennis and Pickleball at Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas , TX , where he runs a very successful pickleball program . Dan has created one of the largest Pickleball Leagues in the United States ! Dan , a Triple Threat Professional , is completing his training to be a PPR Clinician .
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Justin Maloof - USA Pickleball Representative
Justin is the new Chief Operating Officer ( COO ) for USA Pickleball . As their Executive Director , Justin successfully led the organization for several years . Justin has been a speaker at PPR Conferences ( East Coast & West Coast ). PPR is the official education and certification organization of USA Pickleball