Chris Herridge the founder of The Padel Company has over 30 years experience as an architect and Technical Director of The World Squash Federation (WSF).


In this role at the WSF, Chris has led and advised on the technical standards of squash courts all around the globe, has validated squash court builders for the WSF approved suppliers list, maintained standards globally for new clubs and temporary facilities at the world’s major tournaments.


Chris is using this vast and unique experience when designing the building of padel courts.

Chris is joined by:

Jon Foster: Jon is an international squash player who has represented England at various age groups from Under 19 to his current Over 50 category. Following 25 years of corporate life, Jon will help run the company; he understands the needs of players, court members and clubs needs to make sound investments driving Padel initiatives.

John Herridge and team: John, Chris’ brother runs the court building component of the business. John’s organisation, is a family business with 30 years experience of building projects and are experts at building Padel court facilities to the highest standards.