Rule Submission TitleAllow coaching during tournament team events
Rule Book Year2022
Date CreatedJune 23, 2021
Rule Change ID98
Existing Rule #13.G.1.j
Original Rule Text

13.G.1.j. Except during time-outs and in-between games, receiving coaching from anyone other than a partner.

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.

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.

IFP Voting StatusAverage: 6.4 Detail:7,5,6,6,8,6,7
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