Listed below are organisations that are involved in promoting the sport of Padel at home and abroad. If you would like your organisation added please use this form.
It’s our mission to help grow the game of padel around the world. We believe everyone should have access to practical advice that they can understand and bring into their game. Whether learning a new sport, training to compete or wanting to coach padel; we want to help you reach that next level. The aim is to bring together an active, supportive community that can help all players develop their padel.
Sandy Farquharsons's education is in Sports Biomechanics, he moved from tennis to padel over 8 years ago. After learning the trade in Spain, he has coached the UAE Team, GB Junior Team, Teaches Coach Education and regularly competes in FIP/WPT tournaments around the world…find out more about The Padel School’ Head Coach here.
LTA Padel is the recognised acting governing body supported by it’s affiliated members of players, coaches, clubs and approved by the International Padel Federation (FIP). It has implemented regulation and minimal standards for court installations, coaching methods, and overall guidance for players, coaches, and clubs. It is currently seeking full recognition from the UK’s five Sports Councils (Sport England, Sport Scotland, UK Sport, Sport Wales and Sport Northern Ireland).
“To grow and promote the sport of Padel on a worldwide scale”
Representatives from thirteen European Padel Federations met in 2018 to further advance their cooperation and harmonise policies towards further advancing the sport of padel into the future.
In successive meetings in Lisbon and Madrid, during the months of May and June, the formation of the European Padel Federation (EPA) was agreed. The founding members of the new governing body of padel in Europe include the Austria Padel Federation, Padel Belgium, Czech Padel Federation, Danish Padel Federation, Finnish Padel Federation, Deutscher Padel Verband, British Padel, Nederlandse Padelbond, Polish Padel Federation, Portuguese Padel Federation, Spanish Padel Federation, Svenska Padelförbundet and Swiss Padel Association.
The Irish Padel Association was formed in 2016 to represent padel players in Ireland. We have over 100 members and are growing all the time. Our mission is to bring our great sport to ever more players in Ireland. So if you love padel and want to help it develop, join us!
"EPA is happy to announce that Irish Padel (Irish Padel Association) has joined our organisation as observer member. As foreseen in our bylaws, the observer’s status will be changed to regular member after approval is given by our September’s general assembly. Welcome."
Great news for all Irish padel players. Thanks to EPA for their recognition and to all Irish Padel Association council members, past and present, who have worked so hard for this.