Our Story

As 4.5 level mixed doubles partners, we both have a love for the sport and its community. Throughout our travels across the southeast, while playing in tournaments, we found ourselves always asking for the best places to eat, sleep, play, and enjoy ourselves – all centered on pickleball and the local community’s feedback. We also noticed that a number of people were searching for information in the same manner – looking for their pickleball community’s feedback on the best paddle, ball, tournament, you name it.

We believe the pickleball community deserves a single place to search for all things pickleball in a beautiful and easy to use platform. Thus, Pickleball Insider was born. Pickleball Insider is the go-to for all that pickleball and its community has to offer.

In April 2019 we launched a pickleball lifestyle clothing and accessory company called Pickleball | Eat. Sleep. Play. Prior to that, we have both worked for small businesses undergoing extreme growth phases, allowing us to take on a number of roles and responsibilities. Through the growth, we have both been key and contributing factors in the development of websites, marketing initiatives, and brand development. Pickleball Insider is our next great adventure within the pickleball community.

See you on the courts!

Carolyn Kirsch & Tyler Hellmeister