Lakewood Ranch Pickleball Club Mission: To be the premier Pickleball Club in Lakewood Ranch and South West Florida.
- Robert Haskin, President firstname.lastname@example.org
- Carol Lucas, VP Operations email@example.com
- Donna Haskin, VP Member Relations firstname.lastname@example.org
Season 2019-20 Club Goals:
- Create more opportunities to play Pickleball.
- Expand Team League play to accommodate and recruit more club members and enthusiasm for pickleball.
- Find a facility to host 2-4 social play/events for beginners/novices with a goal to have a regular venue for them to play.
- Grow participation in open play at LWR High School.
- Encourage members to plan social pickleball play with other clubs.
- Increase awareness of pickleball and our club.
- Market select club logo merchandise for sale to pickleball enthusiasts in order to create club awareness, while generating revenue to support club activities.
- Encourage club members to wear pickleball logo shirts to LWR @ First Friday on Main St.
- Offer free introductory clinics, 1st Saturday of the month at LWR High School.
- Solicit local media coverage for club events.
- Grow competitive pickleball in the area.
- Host our annual local tournament “Sandhill Classic”.
- Start a challenge round-robin league for players.
- Develop a cadre of referees.
- Host clinics for skill growth at all levels.
- Institute Play Time Scheduler for open play opportunities and communication.
- Seek public, dedicated pickleball courts in Lakewood Ranch.
- Meet with Manatee County officials to get dedicated courts at LWR High School and a Tournament quality complex at Premier Sports Campus.
- Identify and lobby to get pickleball courts lined/painted on underutilized tennis/basketball courts or open pavement owned by LWR, Schools or SMR.