Henrik Zetterberg and Zmash Padel Club Takes The Spotlight in Detroit

May 31, 2024

Henrik Zetterberg, the legendary former captain of the Detroit Red Wings, is making headlines again, but this time it’s off the ice. Zetterberg has shifted his focus to padel, a rapidly growing sport combining elements of tennis and squash. His latest endeavor, Zmash Padel, aims to introduce and popularize Padel in the Detroit area.

Zetterberg’s involvement in padel stems from his personal passion for the sport, which he discovered during his time in Europe. Recognizing the potential for Padel to thrive in the U.S., he decided to bring it to Detroit, creating a new hub for racquet enthusiasts. The Zmash Padel club, located in the metro Detroit area, features top-notch facilities designed to provide an exceptional experience for players of all levels.

The grand opening of Zmash Padel was a significant event, attracting local media and sports enthusiasts alike. The state-of-the-art facility boasts multiple courts, modern amenities, and a welcoming atmosphere, reflecting Zetterberg’s commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through padel.

“Padel is not just a sport; it’s a community,” Henrik Zetterberg emphasized. “We wanted to create a place where people can come together, enjoy the game, and build lasting connections.”

Zmash Padel offers various programs, including beginner clinics, advanced training sessions, and social events, ensuring that everyone from novices to seasoned players can find something to enjoy. The club also plans to host tournaments and leagues, further integrating padel into the local sports culture.

Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit News columnist Henry Payne, NCAA Squash All-American Jess Berline, and Zmash co-owner Robert Kjellberg
From left: Zmash co-owner Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit News columnist Henry Payne, NCAA Squash All-American Jess Berline, and Zmash co-owner Robert Kjellberg. Photo courtesy of Henry Payne, The Detroit News

Detroit’s embrace of Padel is evident in the enthusiastic turnout and positive reception at Zmash Padel’s launch. The city’s sports community is excited about this new addition, which adds diversity to the local sports offerings. With Zetterberg’s star power and dedication to excellence, Zmash Padel is poised to become a cornerstone of the Detroit sports scene.

As Padel continues to grow in popularity worldwide, Zmash Padel stands at the forefront of its expansion in the U.S. Zetterberg’s vision and leadership are set to make a lasting impact, bringing the excitement and camaraderie of Padel to Detroit and beyond.

For more updates on Zmash Padel and other Padel news, keep it here on The Padel Weekly!

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