Aug 7, 2023 – PlaySight Technologies, the industry leader in sports video and analytics technology, is proud to announce that Bill Stamile, a senior member of the International Padel Federation (IPF) Board of Directors (retired), has joined as an Ambassador to further the integration of cutting-edge solutions into the world of Padel.
With over 30-plus years of dedicated service to the global Padel community, Bill Stamile has played a pivotal role in promoting and advancing the sport on an international scale. He first became involved in the International Padel scene in 1993 by successfully securing Canada’s affiliation with the International Padel Federation. Since then, he has continually showcased his passion and expertise, earning a well-deserved spot on the IPF board of directors in 2006.
Bill Stamile expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “Joining PlaySight Technologies as an Ambassador is a natural progression in my ongoing commitment to advancing the sport of Padel. I firmly believe that technology can play a transformative role in enhancing the player experience and fostering the growth of Padel worldwide. PlaySight’s cutting-edge SmartCourt technology presents an exciting opportunity to elevate the game to new heights.”
PlaySight’s core product, the SmartCourt technology, is a revolutionary system that combines high-definition video recording with advanced sports analytics and real-time data tracking. The SmartCourt’s strategically positioned multiple cameras capture every aspect of the game, providing invaluable insights and statistics such as player movement, ball trajectory, and performance metrics.
Chen Shachar, CEO of PlaySight Technologies, expressed his delight at having Bill Stamile on board, saying, “We are thrilled to welcome Bill Stamile to the PlaySight team. His extensive knowledge and experience within the International Padel Federation will be instrumental in helping us tailor our SmartCourt technology to cater specifically to the needs of Padel players and enthusiasts. Together, we aim to revolutionize the way Padel is played, coached, and experienced.”
Throughout his tenure on the IPF board of directors, Bill Stamile has held various exciting roles and duties. As the only bi-lingual board member proficient in both Spanish and English, he was responsible for official translations of all major documents and communications within the organization. Additionally, as Vice-president responsible for new memberships, he played a vital role in aiding and assisting individuals from around the world in their efforts to introduce Padel in their respective countries.
Bill Stamile was also directly responsible for meeting membership requirements and conditions to join the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF). Furthermore, he acted as a supervisor in several world junior and regular world padel championship events, reporting back to the board with comprehensive summaries of the week’s events.
Bill Stamile’s active involvement in various files and projects involving playing rules and regulations, amendments to IPF bylaws, and fundraising plans will undoubtedly contribute significantly to the partnership with PlaySight Technologies, fostering innovation and progress within the Padel community.
About PlaySight Interactive
PlaySight is a leading sports technology company that provides cutting-edge video and analytics solutions for athletes, coaches, and sports venues. Its SmartCourt technology has been adopted by a wide range of sports, including tennis, basketball, soccer, and now Padel, revolutionizing how players train and compete.