Selkirk Sport Enters Landmark Pickleball Partnership with US Sports Camps
Selkirk to be Official Pickleball Equipment Provider of US Sports Camps in Long Term Three-Year Partnership.
Coeur d'Alene, ID February 15, 2023 – Selkirk Sport, pickleball’s leading equipment and paddle manufacturer, entered a milestone partnership today with US Sports Camps, the official provider of Nike Sports Camps. With the growing influx of players, pickleball camps under the Nike Pickleball Camps banner have exploded in popularity, and the partnership with Selkirk Sport grants opportunity for additional development during the busy 2023 camp schedule.
“We are beyond excited to work with US Sports Camps,” said Selkirk Sport Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Barnes. “We are thrilled to provide our premier Selkirk paddles and equipment to world class instructors and all participants at Nike Pickleball Camps. It is a pleasure to work with Nike USSC to continue promoting our sport and its great players.”
Equipping all pickleball campers and instructors with the best technology in the sport, Selkirk will supply their top-end paddles, balls, and educational resources for camp instructors regarding the equipment. Additionally, Selkirk will provide camp prizes and produce educational and promotional content to boost camp sign-ups and add even more pickleball events to the current Nike Pickleball Camps schedule.
Selkirk’s partnership with USSC is a testament to pickleball’s high-speed growth, especially in terms of pickleball education, and the desire of players to learn from the sports’ best. When USSC launched pickleball camps it was met with immediate success and heavy interest from the passionate community of the sports’ enthusiasts.
“We are thrilled to partner and align with such an amazing brand and group of people at Selkirk,” said Wendy Shpiz, Senior Vice President at US Sports Camps. We are looking forward to working together to further our mutual goal of building and maintaining the sport of pickleball, by providing top notch camps with quality product and an overall valuable learning experience"
Nike Pickleball Camps currently offers camps throughout Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah.
About Selkirk Sport
Selkirk Sport, a Made-in-the-USA Manufacturer of Pickleball paddles and accessories, is a family-owned and operated company based in Hayden, Idaho, located in the shadows of its namesake, the Selkirk mountain range. Founded in 2014, Selkirk Sport was born off a passion for sport, as well as the great western outdoor leisure lifestyle that was afforded to the Company’s founders, Rob and Mike Barnes, along with their father Jim, who is Selkirk’s production manager. Backed by the philosophy of always pushing the limits, Selkirk Sport is committed to manufacturing products that deliver the highest performance with unmatched quality and service. As part of their early success, Selkirk Sport was the very first Pickleball manufacturer to offer an unprecedented lifetime warranty on its high-performance products. And, to meet the demands of the game’s premier professionals, the Company developed low-profile edgeguards that are lightweight and extremely durable. Selkirk Sport has become one of the industry’s fastest growing companies with paddles used by many of the game’s premier players, such as Tyson McGuffin, Parris Todd, Dylan Frazier, Mary Brascia, Maggie Brascia, Wesley Gabrielsen, Cammy MacGregor, and a host of others who are premier players and national/regional champions.
About Nike US Sports Camps
For over 47 years, US Sports Camps, the official provider of Nike Sports Camps, has partnered with coaches across the country to produce leading youth sports camps. From traditional sports like basketball and football to activities like esports and pickleball, US Sports Camps provides athletes with the support they need to develop their skills in a fun, challenging environment.