The mission of PBNB is to promote and assist in the growth of pickleball in NB so everyone from youths to seniors have the opportunity to play organized pickleball recreationally and competitively.
Alden started playing pickleball in 2016 in Florida. When asked what he loves most about pickleball, he responded with, “Everything! Pickleball is fun, competitive, great exercise, and a very social sport.”
Alden’s goal is to help make New Brunswick the best place to play pickleball in the world!
Jean-Yves started playing pickleball in 2015. When asked what he loves most about pickleball, he said that he enjoys the technical and strategic aspects of the game.
Jean-Yves’ priority is getting pickleball into schools across the province and adding the sport to the Jeux de l’Acadie.
Richard started to play pickleball in 2016 after he has been convinced by his wife to “give it a try”. Since then, he has been completely addicted to the sport convincing co-workers, friends, and family members to join in the fun. He loves the feeling when he makes a perfect shot. His goal within PBNB is to help promote and elevate the professionnalism of the sport of Pickleball in New Brunswick.
Brenda started playing pickleball in 2017 with some tennis friends, who encouraged her to try and she was hooked!
Brenda wants to help promote the growth of the sport throughout NB and to provide support to the various clubs in our province.
Director of Membership and Communications
Marie started to play pickleball in 2018 with her partner as they were looking for something fun they could do together, even before they retired, and they were hooked from the very first lesson. Since then, Marie has played in and organized tournaments, has organized events for her local club, has promoted the sport of pickleball to anyone who will listen to her and recently, she has taken her Level 1 Coaching Certification training. Marie is very committed to increasing awareness of the sport and to engage players at all levels. To this end, her work as Director of Membership and Communications will focus on reaching out to as many new players as possible and helping non-affilated clubs to become affiliated.
Maurice (Moe) Belliveau
Director of Business Development
A multi-racquet sport athlete and a multi-sport NCCP coach, Moe is relatively new to Pickleball yet quickly recognized the fun and competitive elements it brings to individuals of all skill levels and abilities. With over 35 years of experience in the Marketing and Advertising industry as an entrepreneur and leader, Moe has specifically contributed to the sports tourism sector, having worked on various projects such as The Chaleur Canada Games, the Canadian Men’s and Women’s Squash Championships, The Moncton Wildcats, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup, among others.
As a founding member of Pickleball Moncton and as a member of PBNB, Moe aspires to apply his strategic thinking to develop and expand the sport of Pickleball in New Brunswick, making it accessible to all.
Director of Referees
Denis started to play pickleball in 2019. He likes that sport because it helps him stay active and he likes meeting new people. Denis is a Level 2 ref. Denis is a former RCMP and Canadian Armed Forces member. He then was the Head coach of the Women’s Hockey Program at Université de Moncton for more then ten years. His goal with PBNB is to train more Level 1 and Level 2 referees and educate players on the rules as well as encouraging players to take the online quiz for players. Denis has had the opportunity to referee at National and Provincial Championships.
Director of Tournaments
Director of Youth Programs
Since starting playing pickleball in early 2023, Eric has been in love with the sport. Coming from a racquet background, he enjoys the strategic and patience of the game. Eric has contributed over 15 years to several not for profit organizations. His goal is to promote and development pickleball to youth in the Province of New Brunswick.
Director of Para-Pickleball
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