Being a Stingray is about community, discipline, and representing with integrity, sportsmanship, and class. Being a Stingray means playing for more than yourself, it’s about the team, it’s about the city of San Diego, and it’s about Padel, the most dynamic and exhilarating sport in the modern era.
Meet Our Players
The Stringrays ownership hired Coach Claudio Risco as the inaugural coach of the PPL in May, 2023. As the current Head Men’s and Women’s USA National Coach, Coach Risco is a value-based leader that demands professionalism, respect, and courage on and off the court. Traits, the ownership group sought out when recruiting their coach. Coach Risco has years of Padel coaching experience throughout the world along with representing his home country of Brasil in multiple World Championships as the leading Brasilian men’s player. Additionally, Coach Risco played on the ATP tour prior to coaching some of the top Brazilian tennis players. Coach Risco is based out of Miami, Florida and still competes regularly on the USPA tour.