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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 Announces Phased Resumption of Accredited Competition

Accredited US Squash competitions will open for registration over the coming weeks in coordination with the community and local facilities. The phased resumption of competitive play prioritizes safety and fairness, and will continue to evolve with changes in local, state and federal guidelines and based on feedback from the squash community. During the summer and fall, squash facilities started to open with limited options for play. The allowed types of participation have now expanded in...

US Squash Announces Access Youth Academy as Third Community Affiliate

US Squash has announced Access Youth Academy, located in San Diego, California, as the third facility – and the first on the West Coast – to be accredited as an official US Squash Community Affiliate. As a Community Affiliate, Access Youth Academy (Access) joins Portland Community Squash and Atlanta Community Squash – first announced in August of 2020 and November of 2019, respectively – and will be followed by the Arlen Specter US Squash Center,...

US Squash Provides Return to Play and Competition Update

As Labor Day marks the transition into fall, squash facilities around the U.S. continue to reopen to limited types of play. Concurrently, US Squash is working with representatives from across the community to plan for a gradual return to competition over the coming months in a phased approach. The US Squash COVID-19 resources pageaggregates the most current information and guidelines. These resources include the latest news, a squash opening status by state interactive map, community...

US Squash to Release Enhancements to Ratings Algorithm

US Squash has announced that it will incorporate enhancements into its player rating algorithm this month. Already among the leading rating algorithms in any sport worldwide, the changes will further improve the accuracy of player ratings, and better balance the relative ratings between constituent groups. Ratings will also become more balanced between countries including those outside of the U.S. who also use the rating algorithm through Club Locker. The process of evaluating potential enhancements...

US Squash Announces Portland Community Squash as Second Community Affiliate and Partners with Its Founder

US Squash has announced Portland Community Squash (PCS) as the second facility to be accredited as an official US Squash Community Affiliate. The Community Affiliate initiativebegins the process of developing more formal relationships with key regional facility partners that are closely aligned with US Squash’s mission of promoting squash’s growth and development by increasing access and awareness, supporting meaningful lifelong engagement in the sport, and encouraging sportsmanship while achieving competitive excellence. Community Affiliates conduct US...

Specter Center Construction Progresses Towards 2020 Completion

Construction on the Arlen Specter US Squash Center remains on track for completion in December of 2020. The Specter Center, located on the campus of Drexel University in the heart of Philadelphia’s University City, will be the first permanent home for US Squash and will bring together the entire squash community—from Team USA athletes to current amateur players, participants in U.S. national championships, and to the thousands of members of the surrounding community who...