STIGA, Escalade Sports, and Paddle Palace are proud to announce their sponsorship of the ICC Elite Table Tennis Team. The ICC (India Community Center) is home to North America’s most successful dedicated table tennis center, located in Milpitas, CA. It is well-known as one of the best high-level training centers in the US and is designated as one of only 22 ITTF “hotspot” training centers in the world. Among members of the prestigious STIGA ICC Elite Team are internationally ranked U.S. National Champions Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang. The sponsorship establishes a strong relationship between STIGA, Paddle Palace and ICC.
Mats Bandstigen, President and CEO of STIGA Sports AB, said, “This is a wonderful opportunity for STIGA to support the development of these talented US players. We welcome them to the STIGA team.”
Judy Hoarfrost, CEO of Paddle Palace added, “We are looking forward to working closely with ICC’s coaching staff and all the elite team players, doing all we can to support the excellent ICC programs and to assist the players in achieving their full potential in the US and internationally.” Paddle Palace Table Tennis is the North American Distributor for STIGA specialty table tennis products. Available at PaddlePalace.com.
Rajul Sheth, Director of ICC’s Table Tennis Club stated, “We are very excited about our partnership with STIGA and Paddle Palace. The STIGA sponsorship helps us provide top world-class level coaching and strong programs for our players. With their support, our players can continue to win national titles and we will progress towards our goal of producing World and Olympic Champions.”
ICC Team pictured [left to right]: Srividya Shanker, Pingali Vidya, Sagar Arun, Avvari Krishnateja, Lily Zhang, Patel Aashay, Gao Felix, Ariel Hsing, Timothy Wang, Ishana Deb. Not pictured: Trinity Sung.”]