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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.

 

Urban Squash Citizenship Tour Broadens the Reach of the Sport and of Community Service

Urban Squash Citizenship Tour Broadens the Reach of the Sport and of Community Service

The Washington Posts profiles the inaugural NUSEA Citizenship Tour. [...]

July 24, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Sabrina Sobhy, Fiechter, and Sedky Seeded In World Junior Championships

Sabrina Sobhy, Fiechter, and Sedky Seeded In World Junior Championships

U.S. Senior and Junior Champion Sabrina Sobhy, U.S. Junior runner-up Reeham Sedky, and Princeton-Bound Olivia Fiechter enter the 2014 Women's World Junior Individual Championships seeded. [...]

July 22, 2014 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Team USA 0

NUSEA’s Citizenship Tour Gets Gubernatorial With Dukakis and Patrick

NUSEA’s Citizenship Tour Gets Gubernatorial With Dukakis and Patrick

Former Massachusetts Governor and Presidential Candidate Michael Dukakis, and current Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, joined the NUSEA Citizenship Tour in Boston Wednesday. [...]

July 16, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

NUSEA’s Inaugural Citizenship Tour Commences

NUSEA’s Inaugural Citizenship Tour Commences

The inaugural National Urban Squash and Education Association (NUSEA) Citizenship Tour commences Tuesday evening, kicked-off by dinner with Greg Zaff, the Founder of CEO of SquashBusters, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For twenty-two high school and college squash players from Harlem, Roxbury, South Chicago, and similar communities throughout the United States, the Urban Squash Citizenship Tour will [...]

July 15, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Team Connecticut Wins Inaugural Regional Team Championships

Team Connecticut Wins Inaugural Regional Team Championships

Team Connecticut won the Overall, U13, and U15 titles in this weekend's inaugural Regional Team Championships, while Team New York captured the U17 title. [...]

June 29, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Inaugural Regional Team Championships Kick Off at Yale

Inaugural Regional Team Championships Kick Off at Yale

The inaugural Regional Team Championships take place this weekend at Yale University where US Squash will crown the Regional Team Champions. [...]

June 27, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Largest-Ever Urban Individuals Wind Down In Western Mass

Largest-Ever Urban Individuals Wind Down In Western Mass

Nearly 400 junior players from twelve NUSEA programs competed in what was the largest-ever Urban Individual Championships at Williams College and Amherst College. [...]

June 25, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Camacho Captures First PSA Title in Bay Club Open

Camacho Captures First PSA Title in Bay Club Open

Sixteen-year-old Mexican Jesus Camacho defeated Bay Club professional Charlie Johnson in the Bay Club Open final to win his first PSA title. [...]

June 23, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, PSA/WSA 0

Largest Urban Individual National Championships Commence in Massachusetts

Largest Urban Individual National Championships Commence in Massachusetts

Nearly 400 players from twelve NUSEA programs will convene at Williams and Amherst Colleges for the largest-ever Urban Individual National Championships. [...]

June 19, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Perkiomaki Seeks Revenge in San Francisco

Perkiomaki Seeks Revenge in San Francisco

Friday morning, June 20, kicks off the first of a three-tournament San Francisco Bay Club PSA Challenger Series presented by Tatleaux De Pera Solar. The Closed Satellite tournament at the Bay Club this weekend features a potential rematch between the two finalists from the MPM Capital BCSF Open played at the club in March with [...]

June 19, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News, PSA/WSA 0

Make the Pledge to CleanSport and TrueSport

Make the Pledge to CleanSport and TrueSport

As a part of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), TrueSport and CleanSport are initiatives that seek to ensure a positive youth experience by imparting lessons based on three pillars: clean competition, sportsmanship, and peak performance. TrueSport provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities for Parents, Coaches, and Athletes to promote a healthy and [...]

June 19, 2014 Squash Media Juniors 0

Charlottesville and San Francisco Heat up Summer Junior Gold Circuit

Charlottesville and San Francisco Heat up Summer Junior Gold Circuit

Charlottesville and San Francisco heat up the summer Junior Gold circuit this month beginning with the McArthur Squash Center Junior Gold this weekend. [...]

June 11, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Junior Bronze Concludes Junior Championships

Junior Bronze Concludes Junior Championships

The third and final Junior Championships--the U.S. Junior Bronze Squash Championships--concluded this weekend at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. [...]

April 28, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Junior Bronze Championships Underway at Yale

Junior Bronze Championships Underway at Yale

The 2014 U.S. Junior Bronze Championships are underway at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. [...]

April 25, 2014 Squash Media Juniors, News 1

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 Adult, 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