Atlanta Native Donald Young Signs with CushionX, Surfacing Brand of PPA

May 30, 2024

In an exciting development for sports enthusiasts and the Atlanta community, former tennis great and now professional pickleball star Donald Young has recently inked a partnership with ATSports, under the CushionX brand. CushionX is the preferred surfacing brand of the PPA (Professional Pickleball Association). This collaboration marks a significant milestone in Young’s career and underscores ATSports commitment to supporting athletes while enhancing the quality and performance of sports facilities around the world.

Donald Young’s background in professional tennis has served him well, providing a solid foundation of skills and competitive experience that has translated effectively onto the PPA Tour Circuit.  Emerging from Atlanta, Georgia, Young’s journey into the realm of pickleball is as fascinating as it is inspiring. Over the years, he has showcased his talent across various tournaments, displaying an unyielding spirit and passion for racket sports.

The partnership with ATSports is not just a personal win for Young but a testament to the potential impact of high-quality sports infrastructures on an athlete’s performance. ATSports, known for its innovative and durable coatings for pickleball courts, tennis courts, and other sports surfaces, offers products that significantly enhance the safety and playability of sports environments. Their surfaces are designed to reduce the risk of injury and improve the overall experience for players, making this partnership a perfect match for an athlete of Young’s caliber.

For the local Atlanta community, this alliance between one of their own and a company at the forefront of sports surface technology is a source of pride and excitement. It shines a spotlight on Atlanta’s contributions to the sport of pickleball and highlights the importance of providing athletes with the best possible conditions to pursue their passions. This partnership also opens the door for future collaborations that could benefit local facilities, encouraging more young athletes to follow in Young’s footsteps.

ATSports decision to sign Donald Young also reflects their strategy of collaborating with athletes who not only excel in their respective sports but also share a vision for innovation and quality in sports infrastructure. By working together, ATSports and Young can advocate for better playing surfaces that not only enhance performance but also protect athletes from the wear and tear of high-level competition.

The signing of Donald Young by ATSports is a landmark event that celebrates talent, innovation, and the ongoing quest for excellence in the sports industry. As this partnership unfolds, it will undoubtedly bring about positive changes that will benefit athletes, the local community, and sports enthusiasts around the globe.

ATSports is a division of Acrytech Sports Surfaces and a leading provider of high-quality, durable sports surfacing solutions. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, the company specializes in the design, development, and installation of advanced acrylic sports surfaces for a wide range of applications. Catering to the needs of both amateur and professional sports sectors, ATSports offers a variety of top-of-the-line coatings designed for tennis, pickleball, and a variety of sports surfaces.