USA Racquetball is pleased to announce that Peggine Tellez will join the USA Racquetball staff as Manager, Facility Relationships and Event Sanctioning effective November 3, 2014. Peggine will also be on hand at the upcoming UnitedHealthcare US OPEN.
Peggine brings more than 12 years of business experience in Financial Services sales and customer relationship management. A 30-year player of racquetball, she is also deeply involved in the sport, having served as a USA Racquetball Board Member and Officer, President of the California Nevada Racquetball Association and Co-Founder and Board Member of the Military Racquetball Federation. Competitively, she has won two U.S. National Singles Championships age division titles.
Peggine will take on a key leadership position that will be integral in USA Racquetball reaching its objective of serving a greater number of racquetball players and assisting in their development as core participants. In this role, Peggine's primary responsibilities will revolve around improving and building relationships with racquetball facilities, managing the sanctioning of events and working with state racquetball associations to grow the sport.
"I'm excited to have a person of Peggine's talents and commitment to the sport on the USA Racquetball staff," commented Steve Czarnecki, Executive Director of USA Racquetball. "Peggine brings the strategic, sales and customer service experience needed to increase our reach and serve more players."
"Working for USA Racquetball speaks to my appetite to see racquetball being enjoyed by even more people as an activity incorporated into their workout as they pursue a path toward good health," commented Peggine. "To be a part of crafting the next chapter for USA Racquetball will be immensely fulfilling."
Peggine and her husband George will be relocating to Colorado where she will work out of USA Racquetball's National Headquarters in Colorado Springs.
About USA Racquetball: USA Racquetball, founded in 1969, is recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport. The organization annually conducts six national championships and sanctions hundreds of tournaments for players of all ages and skill levels. The organization also organizes the Adult and Junior National Racquetball Teams, oversees the Official Rules of Racquetball, administers National Player Rankings, manages a college scholarship program, and supports the introduction of new players to the sport. The website can be found here.