The Scholastic Squash Program (SSP) provides support for the growth and development of scholastic team squash, while providing tools and resources to help teams manage their individual programming and competition needs.
Teams who are associated with an SSP league have access to the following benefits:
- Access to the US Squash online league management software for organizing individual teams, scheduling matches, recording match results, and much more.
- Access to team ladder software, which allows teams to track challenge matches by recording results.
- SSP league team and individual rankings.
- National scholastic individual rankings.
- All recorded results are factored into individual player ratings.
- Manage SSP league end of season championship on US Squash website
- All players affiliated with SSP league teams are eligible for All-American recognition
In order to be considered an SSP league, the following criteria must be met:
- Each league must be comprised of a minimum of five different schools
- Each team must play a minimum of four different schools over the course of their season. Matches can be played against schools outside of one’s league, but matches against one’s own school does not count.
- High school teams must have a minimum of seven players. Middle school teams must have a minimum of five.
- All members of the team must have accounts with US Squash.
- All players must be current members of US Squash.
- All players must have taken and passed the online referee exam
- All matches played must be input into the US Squash system.
- Match results must be recorded into the US Squash system within 48 hours of the completion of a dual match.
- Results may not have “default” or “not on roster” in any of the top 7 lineup positions