PAQ Committee 2019/ 2020
Jen discovered pickleball in 2018 and has been addicted ever since. She is a Level 1 coach and regularly runs intro clinics and coaching sessions. Jen has been secretary of the Brisbane Pickleball Club (2018-2019), tournament director for the 2019 Brisbane Doubles Open and Australian Pickleball Championships, and is a founding board member of Pickleball Australia Association Ltd. As President of PAQ Jen looks forward to growing the presence of pickleball in Queensland for players aged 9 - 90+.
Formerly an A grade tennis player, representing both Qld and SA, Bruce discovered Pickleball after his retirement from teaching. He has been instrumental in starting Pickleball in Caloundra through the U3A. He now plays regularly with the Noosa Pickleball club and the Noosa Pickleball Program. Bruce values the sporting, health, and social benefits provided by pickleball.
Graham has been instrumental in the establishment of pickleball associations in Brisbane, Queensland, and nationally. He has held numerous Treasurer roles and after a year on the general committee he has been willing to step into this role for PAQ. Graham was part of the 2019 Australian Pickleball Championships organising committee, most recently coordinated the Brisbane Doubles Open and can be found on the court many times a week fooling everyone with his sneaky shots.
General Committee (Brisbane)
Mark discovered pickleball overseas and has close ties with both Thailand and Scotland pickleball associations. A founding member of the Brisbane Pickleball Club (BPC), and Level 1 coach, Mark is responsible for introducing pickleball to many. He has been integral in securing sponsorship for events, as part of the Brisbane Open Doubles and Australian Pickleball Championships organising committee in 2019 and for establishing the first purpose-built indoor public pickleball courts in Australia.