…Instructor/coaching/officiating Courses were held in 3 US states, Chile, and Bolivia.
…Welcome and Welcome Back to IPRO—Gustavo Farell/Jay Munoz (TX), Robert Fisette (WA).
…We established a goal to expand the officiating program and provide more opportunities. A multi-tier program for growth will be implemented. Stay tuned.
…Luke St. Onge was elected into the IRF Hall of Fame. He was Executive Director of USAR for many years, and moved its office to Colorado Springs from Memphis. He is currently Secretary General of the IRF.
…An M.D. License (Multi-Discipline) is now offered through IPRO. Racquetball piggybacks with racquetball, paddleball, and pickleball.
…Lifetime Fitness in Downtown Minneapolis hosted the IRF World Juniors in November. This was the first time since 2011 that the tourney was held in the USA.
…Loomis and Lapann still provides AmPRO liability insurance. Karen Boller handles our account.
…Metropolitan Shanghai (China) was selected to host the 2018 IRF World Championships (August 2018). A new venue is being constructed as part of a multi-discipline sports park.
…AmPRO & Racquetworld created a tailored collared shirt for certified instructors (www.racquetworld.com).