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.

 

Mission Squash Breaks Ground on Courts in Houston

Mission Squash Breaks Ground on Courts in Houston

On July 15, Mission Squash in partnership with James S. Hogg Middle School in Houston, TX, hopes to unveil three new squash courts [...]

June 25, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

Largest Urban Individual Nationals Concludes in Massachusetts

Largest Urban Individual Nationals Concludes in Massachusetts

New York City's CitySquash and StreetSquash, and New Haven, Connecticut's Squash Haven controlled the Urban Indvidual Nationals winner's podium at Amherst and Williams Colleges. [...]

June 22, 2015 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Urban 0

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

Article courtesy of The Baltimore Sun  By Erica L. Green The students of SquashWise have spent years dispelling the myth that they mindlessly bounce a ball against a wall for hours or are interacting with a fruit. They’ve attempted to describe the little-known sport in universal terms such as “tennis in a box.” Some simply [...]

June 18, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Thirteenth Urban Individual Nationals Return to New England

Thirteenth Urban Individual Nationals Return to New England

More than 400 players from fourteen NUSEA programs head to Amherst and Williams for the thirteenth annual Urban Individual Nationals [...]

June 17, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Rallying Portland: Bringing Squash to the Pine Tree State

Rallying Portland: Bringing Squash to the Pine Tree State

The demand for squash is high in Portland, Maine, but so far growth has been limited. [...]

June 15, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Ninth MFS SquashBusters Derby Raises Record $1.1 Million

Ninth MFS SquashBusters Derby Raises Record $1.1 Million

The ninth annual MFS SquashBusters Derby set records for dollars raised, number of squash legends on the court, and fun had. [...]

May 27, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

StreetSquash Harlem Raises Record $1.1 Million for Urban Squash

StreetSquash Harlem Raises Record $1.1 Million for Urban Squash

Article courtesy of Julie Warshaw, StreetSquash PR & Communications Coordinator On May 9, StreetSquash—New York’s first urban squash program—held their seventh annual StreetSquash Cup at their gleaming 8-court facility in Harlem, New York with ten teams and sixty players competing for top honors. Founded in 1999, StreetSquash is a youth enrichment program that combines academic [...]

May 14, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

The Future is Now—MetroSquash Center Expands Reach of Urban Squash

The Future is Now—MetroSquash Center Expands Reach of Urban Squash

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel will attend the ribbon cutting of the METROSquash Academics & Squash Center. [...]

April 24, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

StreetSquash Jr. Cup Aims High With Fundraising

StreetSquash Jr. Cup Aims High With Fundraising

This Sunday, April 12, StreetSquash plays host to their fifth annual StreetSquash Junior Cup [...]

April 9, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

StreetSquash and SquashBusters Face Off for Sixteenth Year at Yale

StreetSquash and SquashBusters Face Off for Sixteenth Year at Yale

Report courtesy of Julie Warshaw, StreetSquash PR & Communications Coordinator On Saturday, March 28, the first two urban squash teams in the country met at Yale University for the sixteenth annual match between rival cities Boston and New York. Despite a spring snowfall covering the streets of New Haven, over seventy students from SquashBusters, founded [...]

April 2, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Three StreetSquashers Take On The Big Apple Open

Three StreetSquashers Take On The Big Apple Open

Three StreetSquash players headed to Eastern Athletic to compete in the Big Apple Open [...]

March 23, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 2

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Article courtesy of Bloomberg.com. By Amanda Gordon At least three types of squash players converged in the ballroom of New York’s Waldorf Astoria on Saturday night. Charlie Parkhurst, a trader at Brevan Howard, started playing this physical chess game as a student at Princeton. His home court is the Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. [...]

January 20, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

NUSEA Celebrates Twenty Years

NUSEA Celebrates Twenty Years

A memorable NUSEA 20th anniversary weekend included a conference, gala dinner, Urban Team Nationals, and a special address by First Lady Michelle Obama. [...]

January 19, 2015 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Urban 0

Bill Simon Awarded President’s Cup

Bill Simon Awarded President’s Cup

US Squash awarded William E. Simon, Jr., the founding board chair of NUSEA, with the President's Cup. [...]

January 17, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

METROsquash Academic and Squash Center Breaks Ground

METROsquash Academic and Squash Center Breaks Ground

MetroSquash's new 21,000 square foot METROsquash Academic and Squash Center in Woodlawn, Illinois, broke ground Thursday with some help from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. [...]

August 22, 2014 Squash Media News, Urban 0

CitySquash Sweeps Urban Doubles

CitySquash Sweeps Urban Doubles

New York City’s CitySquash swept all three U.S. Urban Squash Doubles Championships for the third consecutive year at the Denver Athletic Club in Colorado Friday. [...]

August 1, 2014 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News, Urban 0

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