Board of Directors
THANK YOU to the following individuals who are serving as Directors of Pickleball Regina Inc.:
|President||Randy Dove||October, 2025|
|Treasurer||Tony Coppola||October, 2025|
|Secretary||Wanda Saul||October, 2024|
Director at Large
|Les Covey||October, 2025|
|Director at Large||Stanley Head||October, 2024|
|Director at Large||Ray Greenwood||October, 2024|
|Director at Large||Keith Kawecki||October, 2025|
|Director at Large||Steven Sagal||October, 2024|
|Director at Large||Georgia Hearn||October, 2024|
|Director at Large||Colin McAllister||October, 2024|
Biographical information Follows:
|Randy Dove||President||• Randy started playing in 2017, primarily as a recreational player, with interest in representing all members’ needs and concerns to strengthen the organization.
• His volunteer and work experience include the following: Sk Retirees Association Board President for 8 years, director since 2012; Chair: SRA Membership/Communications Committee; President of the Board, SK Seniors Mechanism, director since 2014; 25 years in the credit union system in human resources, operations and executive roles; 10 years in the provincial government in human resources and strategic planning; Managed large community projects (Grey Cup, Canada Games, Riders 100th anniversary, Pickleball National Championship in 2023).
• His skills are in human resources management, project management, budgeting, business communications/writing, strategic planning, policy and survey development, survey development, and grantsmanship
|Sheldon Gray||Vice President||Sheldon spent a career in the financial services sector in many roles assisting people to build their wealth and independence.
He has Board experience with service clubs in Wynyard and Regina as well as with the SK hockey community. He has volunteered in support of various sports including hockey, lacrosse, basketball, soccer and played slo-pitch for many years. He continues to play pickleball, golf and hockey to maintain his wellbeing.
Sheldon is interested in Pickleball Regina to assist the continued growth of the organization, the sport as well as the development of additional courts as the sport continues to grow.
|Keith Kawecki||Director at Large||Keith completed a career in the cooperative financial services sector where he interacted with many local board of directors across Saskatchewan. He worked with many audit teams to ensure the financial security of local members’ financial assets.|
Through his involvement with many Boards, he developed an understanding of the role of directors, their responsibilities and connections to the communities they served.
Keith has been involved in the community through soccer, softball, golf, skiing and Habitat for Humanity. He also is active in baseball, pickleball, curling as well as woodworking and home renovations.
|Ray Greenwood:||Director at large||Ray has been a successful businessperson for many years as an entrepreneur, including his current role as General Manager of the Queen City Pickleball Hub. He has previous experience on a Board of Directors and has been a volunteer for a variety of organizations including local sport organizations. He is focused on building pickleball in Regina and sees an opportunity to build the relationship between Pickleball Regina and the Queen City Pickleball Hub. He is committed to building pickleball as a world class sport and Regina as a special destination for both new and seasoned athletes. Ray is looking forward to bringing his skills and passion to build a more integrated approach to the local pickleball community.|
Tony brings a wealth of experience at senior level management positions with a variety of larger Saskatchewan based companies. As a Chartered Professional Accountant, he has worked to provide his financial skills to private and public sector organizations through his career. He has volunteer experience in municipal government as a local councillor.
He is interested in a director position with Pickleball Regina as a way to continue his community involvement to improve the wellbeing of the community. While playing pickleball, Tony also enjoys home renovations, cycling and outdoor activities.
Tony sees Pickleball Regina as a leader to promote pickleball, help build skills, social contact for overall wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle.
|Steven Sagal||Director at Large||A background in IT & management with over 20 years' of professional experience. A significant portion of this time has been spent leading change in organizations that need to continually adapt to their competitive environment with a strong focus on customer service.|
Volunteered as team manager and treasurer for my son's hockey teams.
Since learning about the sport, I have become increasingly more aware of and involved with the pickleball community in Regina. I really enjoy both the sport and the community and would like to contribute to its growth and success. As the sport grows in popularity how we serve the community will need to continue to evolve.
I believe PRI exists to grow the sport of pickleball. I understand that how the mission is varied and complex to accomplish. I would like to assist where I can.
|Colin McAllister:||Director at Large||Colin is continuing his career through management consulting and coaching senior leaders as he focuses on leadership development and strategic planning. With an engineering background, he has been used his skills to help Boards and managers grow and develop. He has been a volunteer and director with Big Brothers. He is interested in bringing his experience to the Pickleball Regina Board to assist in its development and growth to continue to provide leadership to the pickleball community. Colin is committed to helping grow pickleball in Regina, ensuring inclusivity and promoting the values of Pickleball Regina in the community and through developing strategic partnerships.|
|Georgia Hearn||Director at Large||Georgia has been a member of Pickleball Regina for the past three years.Her volunteer and work experience includes the following:
• Director of the Quality Assurance Program for the College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. In her role, she participated in establishing standards and protocols as well as inspected medical laboratories/ x-ray facilities to ensure standards were met.
• Held many Board positions including a four year term as President of Hockey Regina.
• Has experience as a Scheduler for hockey officials.
Georgia is pleased to serve in any capacity to assist PRI and its members!
|Wanda Saul||Secretary||Wanda continues her extensive career accomplishments in the education sector with the Regina public school system. she has served in various roles with the SK College of Psychologists as well as volunteering for the Regina Food Bank. She as served her communities through other coaching activities in Grenfell, Balgonie and White City.
Wanda travels, loves music, lives an active lifestyle while continuing her passion for education.
She joins the Board of Directors to provide her skills, community service and to help pickleball grow and develop as an inclusive sport in the Regina region.
|Les Covey||Director at Large|
Les is continuing his career with SaskTel as a technical analyst as an extension of his Computer Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
He has been involved in many sports including hockey, youth football and more recently achieving level I coaching certification for pickleball.
Les enjoys surfing, snowboarding, motorcycles, continues with hockey and regularly plays pickleball.
He is interested in the Board of Directors to bring his coaching skills, support of youth and training activities to advance pickleball to all ages.
Les sees Pickleball Regina as an organization to facilitate the growth of the sport in the Regina region with a focus on youth and next generation skill building.
|Stanley Head||Director at Large||Stanley was employed with SaskTel for many years while continuing his participation as a church elder, secretary for a non-profit and a local social activity group.|
He continues to participate in physical activities including golf, pickleball and dancing.
Stanley sees Pickleball Regina as supporting the community by providing an outlet for fun, social connections and activity for all interested people.