About Us

MyPickleballAuthority.com: More Than Just a Game

Welcome to MyPickleballAuthority.com! We are your definitive source for anything and everything pickleball. With comprehensive Reviews, insightful Buying Guides, and a groundbreaking Search Engine for Local Courts, we cater to pickleball enthusiasts at all skill levels. If you love the game, you’ll feel right at home here.

Mission Statement

Empowering Pickleball Enthusiasts: Our Commitment to You

Our mission goes beyond just giving you the basics of pickleball. We aim to elevate your game and your love for the sport. Our commitment is to grow the sport, foster a spirited community, and become the leading authority in pickleball you can trust. From the novice picking up their first paddle to the experienced pros, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s create an enduring legacy for pickleball, together!

Our Story

The Birth of MyPickleballAuthority.com: A Journey of Passion

Founded in early 2023, MyPickleballAuthority.com emerged from a vacuum in the pickleball community. We noticed that there was a lack of credible, easy-to-understand, and comprehensive resources for enthusiasts. As avid lovers of the game, we saw an opportunity to create something magnificent. And here we are, rapidly gaining traction and shaping up to become your number one go-to resource.

Who We Are

Meet The Team: The Enthusiasts Behind the Game

Our team at MyPickleballAuthority.com is a diverse group of individuals united by a common passion – our love for the game. We are comprised of medical professionals, sports writers, top coaches, as well as players of all levels who are committed to providing unbiased, evendence based content. Our content is meticulously researched and reviewed by professionals to ensure acuracy and credibility.

Our Founder

Dr. Ken Kochman

Ken Kochman

Dr. Ken is all-in on sports, especially pickleball. In his retirement from Chiropractic he started his pickleball website to help the game grow and make a community where people can learn and have fun. Dr. Ken knows a lot about keeping your body healthy, so you can trust his advice on gear and how to play safely. He’s also a big family guy who loves to travel, golf, and ski. He would love this website to be your go-to site for everything pickleball, making the game better for everyone.

Our Support Staff

Brenton Barker

Brenton Barker is not just another Content Creator; he’s a sports aficionado, a strategist, and a mover and shaker in the field. With a keen focus on sports, he knows how to grab the attention of fellow enthusiasts. His role as a former Head Advisor to the Japanese Government Sports Institute adds an extra layer of credibility and expertise to his writing. He has graced stages as a Keynote Speaker at the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency and Tennis Australia International Coaching Workshop.

Brittany Olizarowicz

Brittany Olizarowicz is not just a writer; she’s a storyteller who knows the game, inside and out. As a former PGA Professional Golfer and an avid pickleball player, Brittany crafts articles that not only educate but also inspire. She has a knack for focusing on natural techniques, breaking down the nitty-gritty details, and explaining the ‘why’ behind the strategies—making her content resonate with both active athletes and those new to the sports world.

Dr. Hamad Shafqat

Meet Hamad – a doctor and an expert medical writer who’s a master at turning dull medical knowledge into captivating, eye-catching content. His writing skills are so sharp that patients often mistake him for a writer first, and a doctor second. Dr. Hamad loves to infuse humor and wit into his writing, making even the driest medical topics entertaining and easy to understand. With his extensive knowledge of medicine and a flair for words, he’s the perfect prescription for all your medical writing needs. Outside the world of freelancing, he’s busy saving lives!

Learn More About Dr. Hamad

Our Responsibility

Our Editorial Principles: The Backbone of MyPickleballAuthority.com

  • Unbiased Opinions: Sponsorships won’t buy our opinions. Our fixed commission rate ensures brand neutrality.
  • Evidence-Based Reviews: Our rigorous research and citation allow you to double-check our claims. Trust, but verify.
  • Professional Oversight: From drafts to final edits, each article goes through a stringent review by professionals in the field.

Revenue & Ethics: A Balanced Game

We proudly use affiliate marketing to fund MyPickleballAuthority.com. However, our editorial recommendations aren’t influenced by the commission we earn. It’s a win-win; you get genuine advice, and we get to keep doing what we love.

Eco-Friendly Stance: Serving Sustainability

Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword for us. It’s a commitment. We consciously highlight eco-friendly gear and promote green initiatives. Love pickleball and the planet in one go!

Connect With Us

Your Voice Matters: Engage With MyPickleballAuthority.com

Your input is invaluable to us. We’re open to suggestions, eager for your questions, and would love to hear your thoughts on improving the pickleball experience for all. Drop us a line at feedback@mypickleballauthority.com and let’s make this community even better!

What can you do now?

If you’re here, it means you want to learn about all the pickleball gear available or you want to make sure you’re getting the best equipment for your money.

The good news is, we have everything you need to help you do that. You can:

  1. Read our tips & guides to learn about all the options.
  2. Compare the top paddles to all the accessories to find what’s perfect for you.

We hope you like the information we worked hard to put together. And if you have any suggestions to make our website better, we’d love to hear them!

The My Pickleball Authority Team