The American Professional Platform Tennis Teaching Association formed

Formed in the fall, the Association had the objective of establishing standards for playing and teaching.

Founding members were: Doug Russell, John Brownlow, Bob Callaway, Peter Chase, Hank Irvine, Dave Jennings, Craig Mielke, Steve Nycum, Chuck Saacke, Robin White and Joan Silbersher.

The Paddle Tennis Center in Norwalk, Connecticut held the first training and certification session on the weekend of October 25 and 26.

Source: Paddle Talk, No.2