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2021-2022 National Championship Schedule Released

US Squash has announced a preliminary schedule of national championships, including a full slate of previously postponed 2021 events. The calendar release is an exciting and important milestone in the comeback of the sport from the impacts of the pandemic. Events marked with (SC) will take place in Philadelphia at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center as part of the opening season of activity at the new home of US Squash. Participants will have the...

US Squash Hosts Junior Squash Return-to-Competition Update and Q&A

 The process of returning to full junior competition and ratings-based rankings enters its second stage on May 28, 2021. The most recent information on this process is always available at ussquash.org/return. Kim Clearkin, US Squash Vice President of Programs and Events, and Dent Wilkens, US Squash Senior Vice President of Operations, updated the community on the status of the return to competition and full points-based rankings on Wednesday, May 19, during a virtual Q&A. Topics addressed...

US Squash Celebrates Sportsmanship and Class of 2021 During Junior Awards Night

US Squash celebrated commitment, excellence and sportsmanship in junior squash and the remarkable resilience the community has shown through this past year during the 2021 US Squash Junior Awards Night Wednesday, May 12. To highlight the ongoing comeback of the sport from the impacts of the pandemic, the evening also featured a round table discussion of the current state of return to competition. Two graduating seniors, Merritt Wurts and Katherine Sapinski, were honored with the...

US Squash Junior Awards Night Moves to May 12; Junior Squash Round Table Added

The Junior Squash Awards Night will move to Wednesday, May 12 at 8:00pm EDT from its originally schedule date on May 5. The shift is being made in recognition of the current busy academic schedules of many student athletes, with the goal of allowing as many members of the junior squash community to join as possible. The event will celebrate commitment, excellence and sportsmanship in junior squash and the remarkable resilience the community has shown...

US Squash Releases Initial Summer Junior Tournament Calendar and Expanded Details of Return-to-Competition Plans

As momentum continues in the return of players to the squash courts, US Squash has announced a preliminary schedule of summer junior tournaments and posted additional information on policies and procedures that will apply to Stage 2 of the phased transition to junior national competition and tournament points-based rankings, beginning May 28, 2021. Families can read the prior announcement of the three-stage transition here, and more detailed information is available on the return-to-competition page...

US Squash Hosts Return to National Competition Q & A

US Squash hosted a virtual question & answer forum on Thursday, March 11 to provide the junior squash community an opportunity to gather more information regarding the return to junior national competition and points-based rankings. Watch a replay of the forum above. The session featured US Squash staff members Kim Clearkin, Vice President of Programs and Events, and Harry Smith, Director of Junior Development. David Poolman, Executive Director of the College Squash Association, also addressed...