Diamond State Pickleball Club is a group of pickleball enthusiasts in northern Delaware and the surrounding areas who play for fun, fitness, and friends.  Recreational, social,  competitive, and instructional activities are offered.  Members have adopted Bylaws and elected a Board of Directors to oversee its functions.  Membership is currently over 200 and growing.  The club follows the official rules and regulations of the USAPA.

2021 elected Board of Directors and Officers

Vice President:  Pat Patnaude

Board Member: Julianne Besznyak

Board Member: Gary Conway

Board Member: Harold Holeman

Board Member: Chuck Hanavin

Board Member: Linda Walck

Board Member & Secretary: Mary Zielinski

Club Treasurer: Fran Scholl 

Dedicated Volunteers

Past President and Advisor to the board: Norma Jean Layton

You may contact Diamond State Pickleball Club at


or P.O. Box 1152 Hockessin, DE  19707