FRED HARTZMAN

Director of Pickleball‚Äč

Fred is formerly the Tennis and Pickleball Director at world famous Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California, was responsible for introducing Pickleball at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Within a few short months, Hartzman went from having 6 players come on our Wednesday night drop in, to over a 1,000 players. Three months later, he had negotiated a deal with USAPA, now known as USA Pickleball, to host their National Championships for the next 5 years. He has been the Pickleball event director for the National Championships for the last 2 years. He is the founder of the company Global Pickleball Ventures. Fred advises sports companies, resorts, private clubs and other companies looking to get involved or expand their involvement in Pickleball.