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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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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...

Save the Date: U.S. Junior Squash Awards Night: Celebrating Commitment, Excellence and Sportsmanship

US Squash will host a virtual celebration for the junior squash community on Wednesday, May 5 at 8:00pm EDT to welcome back players as the sport marks its comeback from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The evening will celebrate the continued restart of junior competition and honor the accomplishments of junior community members. Included will be: Recognition of the accomplishments of the Class of 2021 Presentation of honors including the DeRoy Junior Sportsmanship Award ...

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...

Return to National Competition Virtual Q&A: March 11

US Squash will host a virtual question & answer forum at 8:00pm EST 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. The session will feature 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, will also participate to...

US Squash to Host Monthly Community Squash Info Sessions

US Squash will host monthly virtual information sessions on the Community Initiative and the momentum building around community squash nationally. All members of the squash community interested in learning more about these programs, including how facilities can become a part of the Community Affiliate Network, are welcome to join the virtual meeting. The sessions will be moderated by Barrett Takesian, US Squash Senior Advisor for Community Programs. Calls will be held the third Friday of...

US Squash Hosts Community Squash Town Hall

US Squash hosted a virtual town hall on December 16 to highlight recent developments in community squash. Leaders from organizations across the country and US Squash staff discussed the US Squash Community Initiative and how Community Affiliate Network programs will dramatically increase access to the sport in the coming years. Watch a replay of the town hall above. Panelists included: Barrett Takesian: Senior Advisor for Community Programs, US Squash; President & Senior Executive Director, Portland...