Padel Organisations

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.

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LTA Padel (formerly British Padel)

The body responsible for padel tennis in the UK.

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).

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World Padel Federation

The world governing body for the sport of padel tennis.

Aims

“To grow and promote the sport of Padel on a worldwide scale”

  • Foster the growth and development of the sport of Padel for everyone and on a worldwide basis.
  • Promote universally the development of the game of Padel for all levels and ages, for both able-bodied and disabled men and women.
  • Federate all affiliated regional federations, national member federations, clubs, players, coachs, padel industries and all partners

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The European Padel Association (EPA)

The European Padel Association (EPA) is the umbrella organisation of all european padel federations and associations.

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.

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The Irish Padel Association

Representing padel players in Ireland

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!

email secretary@irishpadel.ie to enrol

European Padel Association (EPA)

"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.

Six Nations

The Six Nations Masters Padel Tournament which took place in Casa Padel was organised by the Irish Padel Association and hosted by Casa Padel.

Federación Española de Padel (FEP) Spanish Padel Federation's Logo, A iPadel Ltd Sponsor

Federación Española de Padel (FEP) Spanish Padel Federation

The Spanish Padel Federation is responsible for the largest padel tennis community in Europe. Padel is the fastest-growing sport in Spain where it originally arrived from South America.

Asociación Padel Argentino (Argentinian Padel Association)'s Logo, A iPadel Ltd Sponsor

Asociación Padel Argentino (Argentinian Padel Association)

Founder member of the International Padel Federation

Founded in 1987, the Argentinian Padel Association is a recognised entity by the National Sports Secretary, the Argentinian Olympic Committee and the Argentinian Sports Confederation. It has been an official member of the International Padel Federation since 1991.

The Argentinian Padel Association is the second largest worldwide participating padel association. There are about 1.5 million padel players in Argentina. The APA has organised the World Team Championships 3 times and Argentina has been the winner of the World Team Championships 19 times.

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British Padel Coaches Association

The BPCA is the Independent Association for all UK padel coaches.

What is the role of the BPCA?

  • BPCA are also the only provider of 'padel coach Insurance' in the UK.
  • The main aim of the BPCA is to promote and service padel coaches and the sport of padel at all levels.
  • Our mission is to educate, certify and service the UK's padel teachers and coaches in order to enhance and grow the game.

Why is it important to join the BPCA?

  • It is important to make sure that all padel coaches are covered by the BPCA Public and Employee Liability Insurance
  • By joining BPCA you are also enrolling as a member of the largest fraternity of padel coaches in the UK .
  • BPCA is open to any reputable individual that holds or is working towards holding a recognised padel coaching or teaching qualification.
  • BPCA also provides coaches with continued development courses and on-line support and learning packages that help ensure that all padel coaches have the tools they need to put together quality padel coaching programs.

What else does the BPCA do?

  • BPCA works with corporate partners within the padel provision industry in order to finance, develop, and promote new padel facilities and programs throughout the UK.
  • BPCA provides competitive opportunities for players of all ages and levels of ability, and additional training for coaches and players alike.
  • BPCA also hosts many fun and informative networking events throughout the year that keep BPCA coaches in touch with what’s happening in padel, nationally and internationally.