Carlsbad, CA, January 13th, 2020 – In an effort to serve, support and promote existing and future pickleball players worldwide, Prokennex Pickleball is proud to announce its new division Team ProKennex. Serving as the company’s marketing arm it plans to increase awareness of ProKennex products through player and event
support as well as strategic partnerships.
“As our company continues to grow there was a need to add a more consolidated marketing and promotion effort and once I met Shawn I knew he was the person to help take us to the next level.” Says Steve Dawson, Co-Founder of ProKennex Pickleball.
Walker comes from over 25 years in the paintball industry where he promoted and ran hundreds of events and trade shows including the National Professional Paintball League which worked with professional sports stadiums across the US. He helped bring paintball to TV through partnerships with Fox Sports and ESPN as well as partnered with Activision for the video game, Championship Paintball.
“The growth of the pickleball industry and ProKennex Pickleball is unprecedent by any standards. There are a lot of parallels between pickleball and paintball and I’m excited to bring my experience to the ProKennex team.” says Walker. “With two new paddles and a complete soft goods line releasing in the first quarter of the year we are looking forward to a great start to 2020.”
Strengthening its already popular Mavens and adding structured Pro Team and Factory Team programs are some of the exciting plans in 2020 for ProKennex.