The William T. Ketcham, Jr. Most Improved Award, named after a former US Squash president and legendary leader of the game, and has been presented annually since 2008.
The William T. Ketcham Jr. Award for Most Improved Player recognizes those who have demonstrated complete dedication to the sport by significantly raising the level of their game. The award is presented to the boy and girl in each age group who had the largest improvement in ranking over the course of the season.
To be eligible for the award, players must qualify for and compete in the U.S. Junior Squash Championships or the U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships.