US SQUASH

urban-squashA portion of US SQUASH proceeds benefit the National URBAN SQUASH and Education Association (NUSEA) and its member organizations across the United States which run after-school enrichment programs to help motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential.

 

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

Senator Gillibrand Jumps on Court With NUSEA

Senator Gillibrand Jumps on Court With NUSEA

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand jumped on court with NUSEA players this week in Washington, D.C., as the inaugural NUSEA Citizenship Tour wound down. [...]

July 23, 2014 Squash Media News, Urban 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

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

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

BBC’s ‘First Person’ Profiles CitySquash’s Katiria Sanchez

BBC’s ‘First Person’ Profiles CitySquash’s Katiria Sanchez

BBC Magazine’s weekly video series, First Person, featured CitySquash graduate and current Trinity College player Katiria Sanchez this week. To watch Katiria’s story, visit bbc.com or click the above image.  Squashing inequality: Creating opportunities on and off the court In the United States, there are few public squash courts. The sport is traditionally the preserve [...]

April 14, 2014 Squash Media College, News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Urban Students Take Their Best Shots at Squash

Urban Students Take Their Best Shots at Squash

Sakora Miller remembers being puzzled when a group of strangers visited her gym class in tough west Philadelphia and offered to teach them a sport. [...]

February 25, 2014 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Why Squash Star Nick Matthew Is on Top of the World

Why Squash Star Nick Matthew Is on Top of the World

Video courtesy of Bloomberg TV. Three Time World Squash Champion Nick Matthew discusses the game of squash and being knocked out of the Tournament of Champions this week in Grand Central Station in New York City. He speaks to Adam Johnson and Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” [...]

January 22, 2014 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Nicol David Inspires Girls in New York

Nicol David Inspires Girls in New York

Article and image courtesy of the New York Daily Times.  For nearly a half hour Monday, the world’s No. 1 female squash player had the rapt attention of two dozen pre-teen and high school-age girls seated alongside one wall of Court four at Harlem’s SL Green StreetSquash Center. Nicol David, who sported gray jeans, high [...]

January 20, 2014 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Ivy League Imports Squash Stars From Unlikely Places

Ivy League Imports Squash Stars From Unlikely Places

An athletic competition between Cornell and Columbia this past weekend featured two star players who share an inner-city upbringing of the sort that's rare in the Ivy League. [...]

December 13, 2013 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 1

Wyant Named Ex Officio Member of US SQUASH Board of Directors

Wyant Named Ex Officio Member of US SQUASH Board of Directors

During the US Squash Board of Director’s meeting this quarter, the directors adopted an amendment to the association’s By-laws to enable the addition of up to two ex officio non-voting directors. [...]

December 5, 2013 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Historic commitment to elite athlete development reinforced with updated logo and brand

Historic commitment to elite athlete development reinforced with updated logo and brand

Reinforcing its connection to the U.S. Olympic Committee and US Squash’s emphasis on national teams, the Association has rolled out a new logo and started the process of rebranding. [...]

September 5, 2013 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, College, Doubles, Hall of Fame, Hardball, Juniors, News, Olympic Bid, Organize, Team USA, U.S. Open, Urban, Women 0

SquashSmarts’ Stephen Gregg to speak at The Beyond Sport Summit 2013

SquashSmarts’ Stephen Gregg to speak at The Beyond Sport Summit 2013

Squash and youth takes center stage at The Beyond Sport Summit 2013, an international gathering of the world's leaders in sport, business, innovation, philanthropy, development and government to address sport's role in driving positive social change around the globe. [...]

August 28, 2013 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Group led by David Palmer buys BlackKnight USA

Group led by David Palmer buys BlackKnight USA

A group led by World Champion and squash legend David Palmer has acquired BlackKnight USA, the US arm of top squash, racquetball, and badminton racquet maker, Black Knight. [...]

August 20, 2013 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, News, PSA/WSA, Urban 0

City Squash dominates Urban Doubles

City Squash dominates Urban Doubles

After sweeping the Men's, Women's, and Mixed divisions in the inaugural 2012 Urban Doubles Championships, City Squash students have maintained their perfect record in Denver at the 2013 Urban Doubles Championships. [...]

August 5, 2013 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News, Urban 0

Kenyon hosts inaugural Midwestern Urban Squash Championships

Kenyon hosts inaugural Midwestern Urban Squash Championships

The National Urban Squash and Education Association (NUSEA) held its first tournament outside of the Northeast region in the organization’s 18 years of operation in hosting the inaugural Midwestern Urban Squash Championships at Kenyon College. Over 100 urban Squash players from seven cities across the country traveled to Gambier, Ohio July 26-28. The Midwestern Urban Championships is [...]

August 1, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

NUSEA students congregate in Denver for second annual Urban Doubles Championships

NUSEA students congregate in Denver for second annual Urban Doubles Championships

A new generation of doubles players have congregated at the Denver Athletic Club in Denver, Colorado, today for the second annual Urban Doubles Championships. [...]

July 29, 2013 Squash Media Doubles, News, Urban 0

Deerfield hosts inaugural NUSEA Summer Elite Squad

Deerfield hosts inaugural NUSEA Summer Elite Squad

The inaugural Deerfield Summer Elite Squad Camp was held June 30 - July 3 involving 41 top National Urban Squash and Education Association junior players in Deerfield, Massachusetts. [...]

July 10, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

National Urban Individual Championships attract 300 players from across the country

National Urban Individual Championships attract 300 players from across the country

The 2013 National Urban Individual Championships played out from June 14-16 at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. [...]

June 24, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

Junior talent development opportunities through Regional Squads and Ont-Am Challenge

Junior talent development opportunities through Regional Squads and Ont-Am Challenge

US Squash announced it will re-launch the popular Junior Squads program this spring, with extensive enhancements in support of the growth of squash regionally. [...]

February 15, 2013 U.S. Squash Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News, Organize, Urban 0

Record Urban Team Nationals ends

Record Urban Team Nationals ends

The biggest Urban Team Nationals tournament to date involving 74 teams – a National Urban Squash and Education Association (NUSEA) record – attracted nearly 400 students from ten different urban squash programs across the country. [...]

January 24, 2013 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Urban 1

Urban Team Nationals set to commence

Urban Team Nationals set to commence

The biggest ever Urban Team Nationals tournament will commence tomorrow in Boston, involving 74 teams – a National Urban Squash and Education Association (NUSEA) record. [...]

January 17, 2013 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Urban 0

Don’t lose sight of the dangers of no eyewear

Don’t lose sight of the dangers of no eyewear

US Squash is making a renewed push for the use of protective eyewear for all players, reminding participants of the serious dangers of significant injury when not wearing approved eyewear. [...]

January 7, 2013 U.S. Squash Coaches and Pros, College, Doubles, Hardball, Juniors, News, Organize, Urban, Women 1

Denver hosts inaugural Urban Squash Doubles Championship

Denver hosts inaugural Urban Squash Doubles Championship

Last week 24 high school students, representing six urban programs from around the country, descended upon Denver, CO, for the inaugural Urban Squash Doubles Championships. The students, some of whom had never seen a doubles court before, spent the week training with prolific U.S. doubles players Preston Quick, Graham Bassett, Greg McArthur and host Eric Eiteljorg, [...]

August 21, 2012 U.S. Squash Doubles, Urban 0