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Official Partnerships



JOOLA, which was founded in 1952, has dominated the professional table tennis scene for over 15 years. Partnering with North American Table Tennis early on, JOOLA established a strong presence through the North American Table Tennis Tour and NATT’s flagship event, the North American Teams Championships. 


In 2022, JOOLA blast onto the pickleball scene when it signed Ben Johns, the greatest pickleball player of all time to a lifetime contract. Built upon its core values of inclusion, innovation and inspiration, JOOLA has quickly become one of the biggest names in the world, in pickleball with a deep focus on the player experience. 


This partnership will directly enhance the member experience at clubs across North America and further educate our leaders on paddles, trends and ultimately the future of pickleball as a sport. 


We are proud to welcome, Richard Lee, Gordon Kaye (Chief Experience Officer) and the entire JOOLA family, Home!

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The Directors Club is proud to partner with CoolSport! CoolSport is proud to partner together to help brand your country club, racquet sports club, tournament or organization.

CoolSport specializes in creating custom logoed tennis dampeners, grip rings, embroidered wristbands, cooling towels, hats/visors/headbands and pickleball paddles.


Founded in 2005, think of CoolSport for your custom logoed needs.

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Established in the USA in 2012, the company is proud to be at the forefront of the growth of Pickleball in Florida and to help grow the sport.  We are honored to be the official court builder for the U.S. Pickleball Open in Naples, Florida.


Our family based company has grown to become recognized as the #1 name for quality in sports facility construction, and in particular, pickleball.


Proud to be members of ASBA (American Sports Builders Association), we are a proven, experienced, reliable, and licensed sports facilities contractor.


Our in-house, highly skilled teams have successfully carried out projects at some of the most prestigious sporting facilities and competition stadiums both in Florida and across the world bringing quality, competency, and experience to each and every job, big or small.

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Peacock + Lewis, a renowned planning, architectural, and interior design firm specializing in private clubs and hospitality, is proud to announce its partnership with The Directors’ Club of America. This exclusive community brings together industry leaders with the shared objective of promoting education and communication, and showcasing the path to success within the racquets and hospitality sector.



Recess Pickleball was started in 2021 and has been one of the fastest growing Pickleball paddle companies in the country.  Founded on a passion for fun and a commitment to quality, Recess Pickleball has emerged as one of the leading recreational brands in the industry.


One of their unique offerings is the customized paddle service tailored specifically for country clubs, pro shops, and resorts, with all custom paddles manufactured in Recess' Austin-based facility.


Recognizing the unique needs of country clubs, they offer a specialized service in creating custom paddles that reflect your club's identity. Whether it's incorporating club colors, logos, or specific design elements, the Recess design team works closely with clubs to bring their vision to life.


These paddles not only serve as high-quality playing equipment but also as a symbol of club pride.Custom Recess paddles can be found in over 100 clubs and resorts across the nation as they continue to receive phenomenal feedback and make a name for themselves.

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Lauren Roeder is the founder of Club Design Pro, a design company specializing in creating hiring portfolios for club and resort professionals. Lauren spent her career working at some of the nation's top clubs and resorts while running a design business on the side. Six years ago, she transitioned to design full-time after starting a family. Now she uses her experience to help prepare visually stunning portfolios that will stand out to hiring committees. As a full-service designer, Lauren can guide clients through the hiring process with top recruiting firms, assisting with everything from resumes and portfolios to PowerPoint presentations, flyers, and newsletters. Check out her website at (

 to learn more.

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Grand Slam Tennis Tours organizes and escorts tennis enthusiasts on luxury tennis vacations worldwide to see the top professional players compete at the biggest tennis tournaments. Our 30 years in business means we've had thousands of happy clients travel the world with us!

Our tennis tour packages are a great way to experience the Grand Slam tournaments. We offer a variety of travel packages to all four majors to help you get up close to the action, and all of them are customizable to fit your specific preferences.

We’ll take you to the top tennis tournaments in the world under the name Topnotch Tennis Tours. Whether it’s to Indian Wells, Monaco, Laver Cup, or somewhere else, we can take you there. Let us plan your next exciting tennis adventure!



We are proud to announce a new brand partner and member of The Directors Club of America - Frank Works!

Frank Works was created by three long time footwear executives to answer the question they heard over and over from players - Why can't my court shoes be as comfortable as my running shoes?

Frank Works is offering each Director that is a member of The Directors Club a chance to try their signature shoe - The One.

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