Professional Pickleball Registry was established in 2018, to educate, certify and serve those professionals teaching the immensely popular sport of Pickleball. (more than 3 million players as of 2018.) Those joining before August 31, 2019 will be classified as a PPR Charter member.
PPR is the official education and certification partner of USA Pickleball Association (USAPA). PPR combined the educational resources of PTR and the expertise of 5-time National Champion, Sarah Ansboury to develop courses and workshop materials in order to certify PPR members to teach and coach Pickleball.
PPR provides members with access to liability insurance coverage, equipment discounts, digital training & education and programming ideas.
PPR membership is open to everyone with both Certified and Affiliate Memberships. All members must abide by our PPR Code of Ethics .
Membership - PPR offers two Membership Categories
Certified Memberships are for those who want to teach or coach Pickleball and are 3.5 level or above. Certified members in the USA must be a member of the USA Pickleball Association. (USAPA)
Affiliate Memberships are for those not wanting to, or not able to achieve certification. Affiliates in the USA must be a member of the USA Pickleball Association. (USAPA)
Workshops - PPR offers two types of workshops
Certification Workshop: Coaches attending the 1-day Certification Workshop and who demonstrate an acceptable level of competence in three (3) key areas will achieve a PPR Certification at one of the following levels:
Pro Certification: 4.0 skill level or better
Coach Certification: 3.5 skill level or better
Pickleball Essentials Workshop: This 3-hour workshop introduces attendees to the game of Pickleball. The Pickleball Essentials workshops does NOT include PPR certification.
* Register for a workshop once you have a PPR membership or at the same time as joining PPR.