About Junior Squash

US Squash’s junior programming offers opportunities for children of all backgrounds to learn to play squash, have fun, and develop both their athletic and squash abilities at a pace that suits their individual needs and preferences.

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Junior squash includes all squash activities for players who are under the age of nineteen. There is a tremendous amount of programming and opportunity for players of all ages and abilities to start playing or otherwise participate at hundreds of facilities across the United States.

Promoting an active lifestyle for children is incredibly important for general health, and participating in organized youth sport, such as squash, is proven to have many long lasting, positive benefits on the all-around development of a child. Among the documented benefits are:

  • Physical Health: improved motor skills and coordination, promotes active lifestyle, improved physical fitness, reduced rates of obesity, builds healthy habits which carry over into adulthood.
  • Mental Health: improved concentration, increases confidence and self-esteem, reduced rates of anxiety and depression.
  • Educational Pursuits: improved academic achievement, higher likelihood of attending and graduating college
  • Life Skills: teaches discipline and dedication, time management, work ethic, managing difficult situations.
  • Social Skills: offers structured activities, provides opportunity to meet new people.

Junior Squash Resources

Starting as a Junior

Recreational

Competitive

Rules & Policies

Junior Rankings

Junior Tournaments

Scholastic Team Squash

Preparing for College

Junior National Team

Awards

Senior Class Gift

Parent Corner

2022-2023 National Championships Schedule Released

US Squash has announced a preliminary schedule of national championships for the 2022-2023 season. Additional information including confirmed locations will be released in the coming months. Adult 2022 U.S. Skill Level Championships – October 15-16, 2022 2022 Howe Cup U.S. Women’s Team Championships – November 4-6, 2022 2023 U.S. Masters...

Sixty-One Teams Compete in First Junior Doubles in Three Years

More than one hundred juniors competed on sixty-one teams at the 2022 U.S. Junior Doubles Championships--the first Junior Doubles since 2019--held alongside the 2022 U.S. Junior Bronze Championships, April 29-May 1, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center. View all results from the weekend on the Junior Doubles tournament page...

Berners, Voloshins, Poiriers and Matuchs Shine at Parent Child Doubles

The 2022 U.S. Parent Child Doubles Championships produced repeat champions in the form of Scott & Hudson Poirer and Xan & Andrew Matuch, while Ilya & Maya Voloshin won the inaugural parent-child division and Robert & Robby Berner earned their first Open title Sunday April 24, at the Field...

Senior Class of 2022 Gift Initiative

US Squash has launched the Senior Class of 2022 Gift following the momentum built by the success of the 2020 and 2021 Class Gift initiatives. The 2022 campaign was formally announced at the unveiling of the Senior Class Gift permanent exhibit during a special ceremony held during the U.S....

Ten Junior Silver Nationals Champions Crowned

More than 300 junior players competed in the 2022 U.S. Junior Silver Championships--with players ranked outside of the top thirty-two in the country--as ten champions were crowned Sunday, March 27, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center. View all results on the Silver Nationals tournament page. View award ceremony photography...

Stoltz and Luthra Honored with DeRoy Sportsmanship Award

Graduating junior squash players Molly Stoltz and Rehan Luthra were presented with the 2022 DeRoy Sportsmanship Awards during the 2022 Junior Awards Night at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center Saturday, March 19. Since 1998, the DeRoy Sportsmanship Award has honored one female and male graduating high school senior who...