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.


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



Rules & Policies

Junior Rankings

Junior Tournaments

USR Junior Circuit

Scholastic Team Squash

Junior National Team


Junior Squash Class Gift

Preparing for College

Junior Squash Talk

Parent Corner

Butterworth and Johnson Honored With USOPC Coaching Awards

Luke Butterworth and Charlie Johnson were honored with the US Squash nomination for the 2023 USOPC National Coach of the Year and Developmental Coach of the Year, respectively, during the US Squash Junior Awards Ceremony Saturday, March 18. Butterworth and Johnson have both represented Team USA as coaching staff and...

US Squash Announces 2023-2024 U.S. Championships Calendar

US Squash has announced a preliminary schedule of national championships for the 2023-2024 season. Dates are subject to change, and locations and additional information will be confirmed as the official tournament pages are released in the coming months. Adult 2023 U.S. Skill Level Championships, Philadelphia, PA – October 14-15, 2023 ...

Fouts Wins Back-to-Back Junior National Titles; Srivastava Outlasts Robertson in Five-Game Marathon

Caroline Fouts upset top seed Lucie Stefanoni to win back-to-back U19 national titles, while Rishi Srivastava overcame Hollis Robertson in a marathon five-game final to earn his first U19 national title Sunday, March 19, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia. Nearly 300 of the nation's top juniors...

Stefanoni and Chandra Honored with DeRoy Sportsmanship Award

Graduating junior squash players Arhan Chandra and Lucie Stefanoni were presented with the 2023 DeRoy Sportsmanship Awards during the 2023 US Squash Junior Awards Night at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center Saturday, March 18. Created in 1998 through the support of the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation, the DeRoy Sportsmanship Award has...

Sportsmanship, Excellence and Class of 2023 Celebrated at Junior Awards Ceremony

US Squash celebrated commitment, excellence and sportsmanship in junior squash and the graduating senior class at the 2023 US Squash Junior Awards Night Saturday, March 18. The Junior Awards Night was held following the U.S. Junior Squash Championships semifinals and featured the presentation of the DeRoy Sportsmanship Award, Age Division...

Watch Live: Junior Nationals

The nation's top junior squash players will vie for ten national titles this weekend during the 2023 U.S. Junior Squash Championships, March 17-19, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia. 300 juniors compete across U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19 age divisions. A special awards ceremony Saturday night...