John F. Herrick

Jack Herrick has been more influential globally than any other American in history. A Cleveland native, he played #1 at Dartmouth before graduating in 1960. He was the head of Cleveland’s squash association and president of US Squash in 1982-84. Jack received the President’s Cup in 1988. He was the U.S. men’s team captain at the world championships four times in the 1980s, and in 1983 he won the 45s World Masters in New Zealand, becoming the first American to win a world singles title. He has held dozens of squash roles including president of Jesters, chair of the Friends of Dartmouth Squash, member of several World Squash Federation committees, and the commissioner of WPSA hardball tour. From 1994 to 2008 he was the chair of board of PSA men’s pro squash tour, playing a central role in the development of the game around the world.