The Philadelphia Cricket Club Seeks Head Squash Professional

The Philadelphia Cricket Club

The Philadelphia Cricket Club seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a full-time Head Squash Professional. Interested candidates can learn more here.

Club & Squash Program Overview

The Philadelphia Cricket Club is one of the finest private family-oriented full-service country clubs in America. As the nation’s oldest country club, PCC has a rich sporting heritage that provides preeminent recreational and social experiences for its members, their families and friends by maintaining exceptional standards in its facilities, programs, services and professional staff. The Club is situated on two campuses a short distance apart: Flourtown, featuring two 18-hole golf courses and dining; and St. Martin’s featuring cricket, paddle, golf, squash, tennis, padel, swimming and dining.

The Club enjoys one of the finest Squash programs in the country with a modern squash facility featuring eight international singles courts, two doubles courts, squash offices, pro shop, fitness center, and bar/dining area. Squash programs are designed and led by our Professional Staff with guidance from a Squash Committee and Board of Governors. Programs are tailored to meet the social and competitive needs of our members and include a range of men’s, women’s, singles, doubles, adult and junior in-house programs.

Of note, many of the Club’s young players learn squash through introductory sessions and go on to compete in local, regional and national tournaments and at prestigious schools and colleges. There are over one hundred and sixty juniors participating in the squash program, with over fifty competing in US Squash events.

Year-round offerings include private lessons, group clinics, internal/external leagues, tournament coaching, summer camps and member events available to beginner, intermediate and advanced players. There are currently seven members of the Squash & Padel Coaching Staff and the Head Professional would be responsible for leading much of the teaching curriculum as well as helping develop the coaches skill-sets.

Head Squash Professional Overview

The ideal professional candidate is a hardworking team player with a proven track-record in both playing and coaching squash at the highest level of the sport. Candidates will demonstrate excellent communication and hospitality skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to offer Club members exceptional service. Philadelphia Cricket Club is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salary and benefits.

Compensation Includes:

Competitive Hourly Rate for Clinics & Lessons

Health, Dental, Disability & Other Benefits; 401k Retirement Plan Options; Vacation/Paid Time Off

Estimated Earnings – $140-160k

Application Deadline

July 14th, 2024

Desired Start Date

August 15th, 2024

The Head Squash Professional’s primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Report to the Club’s Director of Squash;
  • Coordinate member events and internal/external leagues;
  • Support and share in the Club’s vision for delivering high-quality singles and doubles squash programs for members of every age and ability, from grass-roots beginners to top-ranked national men, women, boys, and girls;
  • Work cooperatively with fellow staff to maintain a fun, positive, supportive work environment;
  • Effectively engage adult players and inspire new members to become active;
  • Demonstrate and teach sportsmanship and teamwork to create strong core values and a sense of community among members and colleagues;
  • Be available up to six days per week during the squash season (September-April) and up to five days per week during the Summer (May-August);
  • Teach daily private lessons and group clinics with hourly rate compensation determined by the Director of Squash;
  • Provide tournament preparation to US Squash tournament-caliber members;
  • Attend additional external US Squash junior tournaments as needed;
  • Represent the Club at local programs and in competitive leagues as needed;
  • Instruct and maintain strong working knowledge of the rules of the game;
  • Help manage the Club’s online court reservation and booking system to track player engagement.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references (including full name, phone number, email address, and relationship to the candidate) no later than July 14th, 2024 to:

The Philadelphia Cricket Club
c/o Meghan Parncutt, Director of People & Culture
415 W. Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118