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JUNIOR SQUASH is a rapidly expanding demographic in the United States, with thousands of juniors participating in tournaments, leagues and programs right across the nation.  The junior programs run by US SQUASH support one of the association’s core missions of providing access to the sport to children of all ages.

 

2014 Regional Squad and Regional Team Championships

2014 Regional Squad and Regional Team Championships

Earlier this season US Squash introduced a new Regional Squad training program that sees twenty-four players from each region take part in three squad training events over the course of the season. The Regional Squad concept has been extremely successful in bringing the region’s best players together to train as a team, create a successful [...]

April 17, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Junior Men’s National Team Decided Alongside Silver Championships

Junior Men’s National Team Decided Alongside Silver Championships

A full slate of squash over the weekend saw 295 juniors congregate in Philadelphia to contest the U.S. Junior Silver Squash Championships and an elite selection of boys vying for the National Team. [...]

April 15, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Silver Championships and Junior Men’s Team Playoffs Commence in Philly

Silver Championships and Junior Men’s Team Playoffs Commence in Philly

The 2014 Junior Silver Squash Championships and Junior Men's Team Playoff are underway in Philadelphia. [...]

April 11, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Once an Elite Sport, Squash Gaining Popularity in Maine

Once an Elite Sport, Squash Gaining Popularity in Maine

Article and images courtesy of the Portland Press Herald. By Steve Craig Six months ago, Cole Walter didn’t know anything about squash. He didn’t know he could play the indoor racquet sport at the Portland YMCA, just a short walk from King Middle School, where he is a sixth-grader. The first time he heard of [...]

April 8, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Organize, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Article courtesy of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  Youth sport participation offers many benefits including the development of self-esteem, peer socialization, and general fitness. However, an emphasis on competitive success, often driven by goals of elite-level travel team selection, collegiate scholarships, Olympic and National team membership, and even pro-fessional contracts, has seemingly become [...]

April 7, 2014 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News, Participate 0

Six Regional Champions & Finalists Earn National Skill Level Titles

Six Regional Champions & Finalists Earn National Skill Level Titles

Six regional skill level champions and finalists who earned free entry into the U.S. Squash Skill Level Championships with their regional performances, came away with national skill level titles at Meadow Mill Athletic Club. [...]

April 7, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Junior Doubles Decided in Delaware

Junior Doubles Decided in Delaware

The 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Doubles Championships took place this weekend at the tournament’s perennial home, the Wilmington Country Club and Vicmead Hunt Club, in Wilmington, Delaware. [...]

April 1, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News 0

September 2014 – May 2015 Accredited Junior Calendar is Ready!

September 2014 – May 2015 Accredited Junior Calendar is Ready!

Thanks to a tireless effort from Regional Coordinators around the country, US Squash is excited to announce that the September 2014 – May 2015 Junior Calendar is ready for posting online! With over 130 tournaments scheduled for this season, Junior Squash has never been so active and we appreciate all tournament directors’ patience and support [...]

April 1, 2014 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors, Organize 0

High School All-American Recipients Announced

High School All-American Recipients Announced

The 2013-2014 High School All-Americans have been announced. Recipients include the top four ranked players in the Boys and Girls U17, and the top eight ranked players in the U19 divisions as of March 18, 2014, and those voted on by leagues and coaches. To be eligible for All-American recognition, participants must be either a [...]

March 31, 2014 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News 0

Wilmington Welcomes Junior Doubles

Wilmington Welcomes Junior Doubles

The 2014 U.S. Junior Doubles Championships return to its perennial home at the Wilmington Country Club and Vicmead Hunt Club in Wilmington, Delaware, this weekend. [...]

March 28, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News 1

Sabrina Sobhy and Murphy Claim Junior National Titles

Sabrina Sobhy and Murphy Claim Junior National Titles

Sabrina Sobhy and Hayes Murphy are the 2014 U19 U.S. Junior Champions. [...]

March 16, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Fiechter and Hsue Presented DeRoy Sportsmanship Award

Fiechter and Hsue Presented DeRoy Sportsmanship Award

A ceremony during the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships at Princeton University Saturday evening announced the 2014 DeRoy Sportsmanship Award recipients, Olivia Fiechter and Derek Hsue. [...]

March 16, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

William T. Ketcham, Jr., Awards to Most Improved Junior Players

William T. Ketcham, Jr., Awards to Most Improved Junior Players

The William T. Ketcham, Jr. Award for Most Improved Player of the year is to recognize that player who has demonstrated complete dedication to the sport by significantly raising the level of their game.  The Boy and Girl in each division that displayed the largest jump in rankings from the beginning of April 2013 (4/2/13) [...]

March 16, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 2

U.S. Junior Squash Championships: Day Two

U.S. Junior Squash Championships: Day Two

The twenty finalists of the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships are decided after Saturday's quarterfinals and semifinals in New Jersey at Princeton University and Lawrenceville School. [...]

March 15, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

U.S. Junior Squash Championships: Day One

U.S. Junior Squash Championships: Day One

Day one of the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Championships has concluded in New Jersey at Princeton University and Lawrenceville School. [...]

March 14, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Twenty Days Left to Sign Up for U.S. Junior Squash Doubles Championships

Twenty Days Left to Sign Up for U.S. Junior Squash Doubles Championships

There are only twenty days left to enter the 2014 U.S. Junior Squash Doubles Championships hosted at the Wilmington Country Club and Vicmead Hunt Club in Wilmington, Delaware, March 28-30. Headquartered for over twenty-five years at the Wilmington Country Club, the U.S. Junior Squash Doubles involved nearly one hundred juniors vying for the chance to [...]

March 4, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors 0

Chelsea Piers Junior Gold a Wrap

Chelsea Piers Junior Gold a Wrap

The 2014 Chelsea Piers Junior Gold Championships, featuring 280 juniors from across the country, played itself out over the weekend. Two players who had met three times so far this season, faced each other in the girls’ U13 final—leaving their season total at two wins each. Nina Mital of West Harrison, New York, ranked number [...]

February 24, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Season’s Largest JCT Concludes in Baltimore

Season’s Largest JCT Concludes in Baltimore

The 2013-2014 Junior Championship Tour (JCT) wrapped up this weekend as the Mid-Atlantic Junior Championships concluded in Baltimore. In the biggest turnout this season, 307 juniors traveled to Meadow Mill Athletic Club to compete across all age divisions—U19, U17, U15, U13, and U11—in the season’s final JCT event. A record four competitors completed the weekend [...]

February 20, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

JCT Season Wraps Up in Baltimore

JCT Season Wraps Up in Baltimore

The Junior Championship Tour (JCT) makes its last stop of the 2013-2014 season in Baltimore, concluding with the Mid-Atlantic Junior Championships hosted by Meadow Mill Athletic Club from February 15-17. 307 juniors from eighteen states are scheduled to compete across all age divisions—U19, U17, U15, U13, and U11—at this fifth and final JCT of the [...]

February 12, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Winged Beavers Soar to First National Title; Greenwich Takes Home Eighth Patterson Cup

Winged Beavers Soar to First National Title; Greenwich Takes Home Eighth Patterson Cup

The Avon Old Farms winged beavers and Greenwich Academy gators are the 2014 U.S. High School Team Squash division one champions as the largest squash tournament in the world concludes. [...]

February 10, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

High School Championships Head to Philly

High School Championships Head to Philly

The largest squash tournament in the world, the 2014 U.S. High School Team Squash Championships—involving 151 schools and 1,403 players representing sixteen states—heads to Philadelphia for the first time in the event’s history this weekend. Nearly 2,100 individual and 300 team matches will play out across ten divisions at six venues: Episcopal Academy, Fairmount Athletic [...]

February 6, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Lawrenceville Junior Gold Results

Lawrenceville Junior Gold Results

Two-hundred-sixty-one juniors took over the courts at Princeton University and the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey to take part in the season’s sixteenth junior gold tournament. Gold tournaments feature the highest level of junior competition below Junior Championship Tour events, and are restricted to the top thirty-two ranked entrants in each age division—U19, U17, U15, [...]

February 6, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Greenwich Academy and Haverford Take Seventh Annual U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships

Greenwich Academy and Haverford Take Seventh Annual U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships

The seventh annual U.S. Middle School Team Squash Championships wrapped up this weekend at Yale University’s Brady Squash Center as Haverford took home the Boy’s Division I title and Greenwich Academy once again dominated the Girl’s Division I. [...]

February 5, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Yale to Host Seventh Middle School Team Championships

Yale to Host Seventh Middle School Team Championships

The 2014 Middle School Team Championships kicks off tomorrow afternoon at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Fifty-eight teams of boys and girls will compete in the seventh edition of this tournament. The Middle School Team Championships has grown significantly since it began in 2008 as a competition between sixteen teams. Last year the tournament [...]

January 30, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Cincinnati Gold Results

Cincinnati Gold Results

The season’s fifteenth junior gold tournament wrapped up this weekend in Ohio. 175 boys and girls from eighteen states traveled to the Cincinnati Country Club and Dayton Squash Center to compete across all age divisions—U19, U17, U15, U13, U11—in the tournament held from January 24-26. Gold tournaments feature the highest level of junior competition, under [...]

January 28, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0