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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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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...

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...