|Rule Submission Title
|Allow coaching during tournament team events
|USAP Board Voting Status
|Not voted upon
|USAP Rules Committee Voting Status
|IFP Voting Status
|Average: 6.4 Detail:7,5,6,6,8,6,7
|Existing Rule #
|Proposed Rule Change
13.G.1.j. Except during time-outs and in-between games, receiving coaching from anyone other than a partner. Tournament Directors may petition USA Pickleball for exceptions during tournament team events.
|Original Rule Text
13.G.1.j. Except during time-outs and in-between games, receiving coaching from anyone other than a partner.
|Reasoning Behind Suggested Change
Specialty tournaments that feature team events (such as the Bainbridge Cup) are structured for coaching to be an integral part of the event.
|Rule Book Year
|Rule Change ID
|June 23, 2021