US Squash Staff

KEVIN KLIPSTEIN, President & Chief Executive Officer

Since Kevin joined US Squash in December 2004, membership has increased 165%, and participation in the US has increased 178% to 1.6 million players according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association. In addition, long term management partnerships have been established with all major squash bodies in the U.S. including the College Squash Association (CSA), the New England Interscholastic...

MELINDA BERKMAN – Chief Financial Officer

Melinda joined US Squash in November 2021 and is responsible for all areas related to finance...

BILL BUCKINGHAM, Senior Director of Member and Support Services

Bill joined US Squash in July 2007 and manages individual, team and club membership programs and drives all...

KIM CLEARKIN, Senior Vice President of Programs and Events

Kim joined US Squash in July 2015 as Director of Events and is responsible for managing...

JOETTA FRANCIS, Manager of Tournament Support Services

Joetta was introduced to the game in 2011, joining the StreetSquash roster as an ambitious middle...

ADAM HAMILL, Director of National Teams

Adam joined US Squash in July 2015 as Director of Professional Development. Adam oversees the delivery...

CHARLOTTE KNAGGS, Donor Relations Manager

Charlotte joined US Squash in October 2019 and is responsible for a range of projects in...

NARELLE KRIZEK, Director of Women & Girls Squash

Krizek brings more than twenty years of experience in squash as a highly accomplished playing and...

NICK KOKIKO – Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Kokiko is responsible for overseeing all aspects of fundraising for US Squash and future-oriented campaigns. Prior to...

PHILIP LEE, Vice President of Finance and Administration

Philip joined US Squash in June 2016 and oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions. Prior...

RYAN LESLIE, Manager of National Events

Ryan joined US Squash in June of 2021 as the Manager of National Events and is...

CHRIS MCCLINTICK, Director of Communications

Chris joined US Squash in January 2013 and coordinates online and offline communications. Chris attended the...

ONG BENG HEE – Ganek Family Head National Coach

Ong Beng Hee is based at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia where he...

PRESTON QUICK, Senior Director of UX & UI

Preston joined US Squash in June 2011 and is responsible for all aspects of squash doubles...

HARRY SMITH, Senior Director of Junior Squash Development

Harry joined US Squash in September 2012 as a Program Manager. He is responsible for supporting...

JULIA THOMPSON – Donor Relations Manager

A local of Philadelphia, Julia started playing squash at the Merion Cricket Club when she was 10 years...

DENT WILKENS, Senior Vice President of Operations

Dent joined US Squash in August 2008 as a Program Manager, and is responsible for US...

OLIVIA XU, Staff Accountant

Olivia joined US Squash in November 2019 and provides support to the finance department by managing...

JAMES ZUG, Senior Correspondent

James Zug joined US Squash in April 2013. An award-winning journalist with a masters in nonfiction...

Arlen Specter US Squash Center Staff

NED EDWARDS, Executive Director, Arlen Specter US Squash Center

Ned joined US Squash in 2017 as the Executive Director of the Arlen Specter US Squash...

RE’ALLE HAROLD – Facility Supervisor

Re’Alle joined the Specter Center as the Facility Supervisor in 2021. With a background in retail...

KIMBLEY LIGHTNER, Director of Operations and Services, Arlen Specter...

Kimbley joined US Squash full-time in June 2019, and oversees all aspects of operations at the...

SAKORA MILLER, Senior Manager of Community Squash Programming, Arlen...

Sakora joined US Squash in August 2018 and is responsible for the management of all national...

JAMES NEIDERER, General Manager, Arlen Specter US Squash Center

James joined US Squash in September 2019 as the General Manager of the Arlen Specter US...

ONA PROKES, Operations Assistant, Arlen Specter US Squash Center

Ona joined US Squash in June 2021, and is titled as our Operations Assistant. Prior to...

CHRIS SACHVIE – Squash Director

Chris Sachvie is a level 3 certified squash coach and will oversee the squash staff and...

HADLEY SMINK, Membership & Marketing Director

Hadley Smink joined the US Squash team in April 2021 as the Membership & Marketing Director...

Club Locker & Technology Staff

GREG BORN, Senior Technology Advisor

Greg has been with US Squash since 2015 and is responsible for implementing advanced technologies that...

JUAN HUERTA – Software Engineer

Juan joined US Squash in July of 2021 as part of the Club Locker Software Development Team....

RUTWIK KHARKAR, Software Engineer

Rutwik joined US Squash in October 2019 as part of the Club Locker software development team....

RYAN RAYFIELD, Vice President of Technology

Ryan joined US Squash in July 2012 and leads technology strategy and implementation at the organization....

JUSTIN RUSSELL, Principal Software Engineer

Justin joined the technology team at US Squash in August of 2020 with a focus on...

IAN TAI – Software Engineer

Ian joined US Squash in 2021. He works as a full stack developer as part of...

TUCKER TAVARONE, IT Specialist

Tucker Tavarone joined US Squash in May 2021 as the IT Specialist for the Arlen Specter...