Rule Submission TitleAllow coaching during tournament team events
USAP Board Voting StatusNot voted upon
USAP Rules Committee Voting StatusFail
IFP Voting StatusAverage: 6.4 Detail:7,5,6,6,8,6,7
Existing Rule #13.G.1.j
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 Year2022
Rule Change ID98
Date CreatedJune 23, 2021
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