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Coaches are the driving force behind the growth of squash in the United States. US Squash supports club teaching professionals, scholastic coaches and other coaching constituencies through the Squash Professionals Affiliate and Certification programs, while also providing software tools that allow coaches to maximize their own programming needs.

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John Musto Appointed Chair of US Squash Masters Committee

US Squash has appointed John Musto, currently the Director of Squash at Open Squash in New York City, as the chair of the US Squash Masters Committee. Musto is a multiple-time U.S. Masters champion, capturing titles in the 45+ and 50+ divisions, and he has won international titles at the British, Canadian, Czech, and Italian masters events. The committee will support the planning and promotion of age-division masters play throughout the country, and encourage the...

Bob Hanscom, Godfather of California Squash, Dies

Bob Hanscom, a legendary leader of squash, died on May 31, 2022 at the age of eighty-six. A memorial service was held on July 9 in Pasadena, CA. Hanscom grew up in New England. He studied as an undergraduate at Salem State University and as a grad student at the German Sport University in Cologne, West Germany. In the 1970s he became a leading gymnastics coach, including serving as executive director of an elite training...

2022-2023 National Championships Schedule Released

US Squash has announced a preliminary schedule of national championships for the 2022-2023 season. Additional information including confirmed locations will be released in the coming months. Adult 2022 U.S. Skill Level Championships, Philadelphia PA – October 15-16, 2022 2022 Howe Cup U.S. Women’s Team Championships, Philadelphia, PA – November 4-6, 2022 2023 U.S. Masters Squash Championships, Philadelphia – March 31-April 2, 2023 Junior JCT #1 Allston, MA – September 9-11, 2022 JCT #2 Philadelphia, PA –...

Junior Policy Update: March 2022

Two years ago, US Squash took the step to pause accredited competition and postpone all U.S. Championships due to the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, players and families have engaged in the return-to-competition process established by US Squash, and there has been a steady increase in participation as the community has re-engaged in tournament play. Junior rankings have also begun to stabilize after the transition back to the points-based rankings and the completion of...

Updates to COVID-19 Guidelines for Accredited Competitions

US Squash is committed as an organization to providing opportunities for our community to engage with the sport. This commitment is predicated on continued updates to risk-mitigation protocols as new information becomes available, and the status of the pandemic evolves. We feel fortunate to have been able to host the U.S. Junior Open, held December 18-21 in Philadelphia, featuring more than 800 competitors across four venues. This was a bright spot during otherwise challenging times,...

National Interscholastic Team Squash Championships to Expand Team Squash Opportunities

The National Interscholastic Team Squash Championships returns for its second iteration, with the 2022 event increasing access for players through non-traditional team formats. The Interscholastics will be held January 28-30 at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia. The inaugural Interscholastics, held in 2020, focused on creating competitive opportunities for programs with junior varsity, B or C teams. The 2022 event will now expand on this model by offering players who may not have...