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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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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...

College Squash Association and US Squash Host College Recruitment Forum

The College Squash Association and US Squash hosted a joint forum addressing the state of college squash and recruiting ahead of the 2021-2022 season Wednesday, September 8. The forum featured a panel of four college coaches and a Q&A session. Watch a full replay of the forum above. Panelists included David Poolman (CSA Executive Director & League Commissioner), Kim Clearkin (US Squash Vice President of Programs and Events) and college coaches Wendy Bartlett (Trinity), Erin...

US Squash Updates Accredited Competition COVID Protocols; U.S. Championships Registration Open for 2021-2022 Season

In response to the recent surge in COVID-19, US Squash has updated its guidelines and recommendations for accredited competition. These protocols are designed to support the desire for many members of the squash community to return to play and competition, while acknowledging that prioritizing the safety of the community requires ongoing adaptation to ensure all reasonable protective measures are in place to do so. The updated protocols maintain the recommendation that masks be worn at...

US Squash Hosts Junior Squash Community Forum and Q&A

US Squash hosted a junior squash community forum and Q&A addressing COVID protocols and policy enhancements ahead of the 2021-2022 season Wednesday, August 25. Watch a full replay of the forum above. Panelists included US Squash President & CEO Kevin Klipstein, Chair of the Board Soo Venkatesan and Vice President of Programs and Events Kim Clearkin, and was moderated by Senior Vice President of Operations Dent Wilkens. For detailed information on new protocols for accredited tournaments...

Junior Policy Enhancements for the 2021-2022 Season

In anticipation of the continued return of junior accredited competition, US Squash has released planned changes to its junior squash policies to take effect this fall. These enhancements are based on feedback from players and stakeholders as well as in-depth analysis of participation data, and are designed to continue the provision of a safe, fair, inclusive and balanced environment for the junior squash community.   As of September 8, 2021, the junior accredited tournament structure will enter its final phase of...