National Xball League (NXL) Introduces Tom Cole as President

10405404_640327362739827_2363521182821267527_nMarch 18, 2015 – Yesterday’s announcement of a new national circuit, the National Xball League (NXL), rocked tournament paintball. Today, the league is pleased to introduce Tom Cole, one of paintball’s most experienced and respected tournament operators, as President of the NXL.

Cole is known within the industry from his years running the Bad Company paintball team and store, as Director of Sales for Kingman International, former President of the National Professional Paintball League, former General Manager of the PSP and current Commissioner of the Ultimate Woodsball League. Highly respected within the paintball world, Cole was an easy choice as President given his comprehension of what the players want, what the industry needs and how to run a successful circuit.

Bart Yachimec of Edmonton Impact whole-heartedly endorses Tom Cole as President of the NXL. Yachimec described Cole as “a class act” and added that “in my years of working with Tom Cole, I have always been impressed by his character and integrity. The players and coaches respect his judgement and trust that he keeps the best of our interests in mind with each decision he makes. He brings great value to and is the perfect leader for this new professional league, the NXL.”

Cole has already began building a team of paintball’s most qualified leaders to join him in operating the NXL. If you would like to connect with Tom regarding joining the NXL, please email

What a Day in Tournament Paintball

Dave “Youngblood” Dehaan stepped down from the PSP and the NXL is back.

National XBall League – It’s time for a new day in tournament paintball.

55089b894d42dFor the past several weeks, the industry has been working together to develop a league where the players will have a voice. With the mindset that it is time to get back to what the players want and what is right for the industry, a group of respected paintball professionals have built a team to create a national tournament circuit that will send teams to places they want to play paintball, at an affordable rate in an exciting environment where the entire industry is welcome.

This industry backed, team supported and promoter ran circuit is the National Xball League (NXL).

In the days ahead, you will learn how the NXL will operate, how the games will be played, and most importantly, how you can be a part of it. It’s time. Time to successfully come together, celebrate the best in our sport, and show the world outside the netting how intense and amazing paintball is. It’s time for you to have a voice. It’s time for a new day. Join us for a fresh game of paintball.

From the PSP – PSP CEO to Become Full Time Position

Lawrenceville, Georgia – March 17, 2015.

Paintball Sports Promotions is pleased to announce the expansion of the PSP Chief Executive Officer position from a part-time to full-time position. With the position changing to full-time, Dave “Youngblood” DeHaan, longtime paintball player and founder and CEO of pioneering DYE Paintball as well as DYE Precision and recently acquired protective equipment manufacturer ProTec, is retiring as PSP CEO. Dave will be focusing full time on DYE & ProTec going forward.

PSP has been evaluating several full-time CEO candidates from within and outside the paintball industry and expects to expeditiously announce the final candidate. As a full-time employee, the new CEO will be solely focused on continuing the development of national-level paintball competition.

Lane Wright current COO of the PSP will take over current day-to-day operations until a new CEO is chosen.

PSP thanks Dave DeHaan for his years of leadership and service as CEO that have propelled Paintball Sports Promotions to becoming the most successful paintball league in paintball history, delivering both players and fans worldwide the best paintball competition available. While opening up the CEO position for a full-time candidate, PSP will continue to benefit from his insights as one of the members of the PSP Board of Directors.

PaintballX3 Magazine & Catshack Media Partnership

cshackx3Occoquan, VA: PaintballX3 Magazine is proud to announce a media partnership with Catshack Reports Photography and Video. Catshack will provide coverage for PaintballX3 Magazine of SuperGame 48, Blast Camp’s Red Strike game and more. “Media cross-promotion between companies like ours and Catshack Reports is one of the best ways to grow the game and expand our reach. Combining resources allows us to reach more players, attend more games and provide the best multimedia experience possible for our readers,” John Amodea, President of PaintballX3 commented. “I look forward to working closely once again with PaintballX3 Magazine, and returning to my roots of paintball journalism and photography,” stated Catshack Reports,” Tom Tomcat Cunningham.