US SQUASH

Tournament Director Certification

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Running a squash tournament involves a great deal of coordination and management. US Squash provides a Tournament Director Certification Program to help support tournament promoters.  Given that not every type of tournament requires the same amount of preparation, both a Level 1 and Level 2 Tournament Director Certification course is offered to ease tournament directors into the tournament management process and equip them with all of the necessary resources to run a successful tournament. Each course provides tournament directors hands on experience, an overview of all US Squash guidelines and policies, and efficiencies in the tournament preparation process, ultimately leading to a more organized tournament experience for tournament directors, parents, coaches, and players!

Any questions can be directed to tournaments@ussquash.com.

 

Level 1 Tournament Director Certification

Tournament directors intending to host US Squash accredited tournaments must complete the US Squash Level 1 Tournament Director Certification. Level 1 Certification provides the basic immersion into tournament management. Tournament directors interested in receiving their Level 1 Certification must contact a Level 1 or Level 2 Certified Tournament Director and assist with their onsite tournament operations. While at the tournament, the Level 1 candidate will gain experience with:

  • US Squash Tournament Software
  • Result Entry
  • Junior Policies and Guidelines
  • Managing issues with participants and parents
  • General squash tournament operations

How to Apply for Level 1 Tournament Director Certification

  • Candidates must contact the Level 1 Certified Tournament Director and let them know they are interested in assisting with their tournament.
  • If the Level 1 Certified Tournament Director is available to bring the candidate on to their staff to assist for the tournament, the candidate must email tournaments@ussquash.com and the Level 1 Certified Tournament Director with their request to become certified at the proposed tournament.
  • US Squash must approve the request before the tournament, and after the tournament the candidate must submit a Level 1 Tournament Director Certification Report.

The US Squash tournaments team will review the report and follow up with the candidate with any additional questions.

Level 2 Tournament Director Certification

Tournament directors hosting accredited junior gold tournaments must complete, or have one of the lead staff members complete, the US Squash Level 2 Tournament Director Certification. Level 2 Tournament Director Certification provides a more in depth understanding of the tournament process and polices. The Level 2 Tournament Director Certification will be offered online that culminates with an exam and a preparation for running a mock tournament. The online course will further a candidates understanding of tournament policies, tournament preparation strategy, and optimal onsite tournament and staff management. Topics covered in this course are:

  • Junior tournament timelines
  • Cut list calculations
  • Code of Conduct and incident reporting
  • Tournament seeding
  • Staff management
  • Player management
  • Draw creation
  • Result entry
  • Tournament scheduling

How to Apply for Level 2 Tournament Director Certification

Instructions coming soon.

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