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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.

 

Junior development opportunities available through Regional Squads program

Junior development opportunities available through Regional Squads program

US Squash has announced the dates for the Regional Squads program, an initiative aimed at supporting the development of junior players and creating pathways to representing Team USA. Regular development squads will take place in a variety of regional locations in order to extend the reach of the National Team program and draw from the [...]

March 20, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Increase in points available at U.S. Junior Silver Championships

Increase in points available at U.S. Junior Silver Championships

US Squash announced today a rise in the points available to be earned by players at the 2013 U.S. Junior Silver Championships. The decision was made after analysis of current ranking data and input from players, teaching professionals and parents. The new point structure will award 1500 points to the winning player from each division, [...]

March 20, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Ceremony to honor sportsmanship, dedication and support of junior squash

Ceremony to honor sportsmanship,  dedication and support of junior squash

A ceremony at the 2013 U.S. Junior Squash Championships at Yale University on Saturday announced the 2013 DeRoy Sportsmanship Award recipients, Dylan Murray and Katie Tutrone, as well as the nation’s most improved junior players through the William T. Ketcham Jr. Award. [...]

March 18, 2013 Squash Media Give, Juniors, News 1

Junior national champions crowned at Yale

Junior national champions crowned at Yale

America’s junior champions for 2013 have been decided at the U.S. Junior Championships (Closed) this weekend at Yale University. [...]

March 18, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Top US players prepare for Junior National Championships

Top US players prepare for Junior National Championships

The 2013 U.S. Junior Squash Championships (Closed), the annual championship that will crown the 2013 Junior National Champions,  is set to begin this weekend at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. [...]

March 13, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

Friends of Junior Squash accelerate progress in supporting growth

Friends of Junior Squash accelerate progress in supporting growth

The Friends of Junior Squash are families who have supported Junior Development with a contribution of $250 or $500 to the Junior Development Fund. Contributions from families of junior squash players remains central to US Squash’s ability to drive and support growth and opportunity in the game. Participation in junior squash has increased by 20% [...]

March 5, 2013 Squash Media Give, Juniors, News 0

Sobhy and Columbia win Junior Championship Tour — Frank Millet top divisions

Sobhy and Columbia win Junior Championship Tour — Frank Millet top divisions

The 2013 Junior Championship Tour – 'Frank Millet', held at Harvard University’s Murr Center has concluded with Sabrina Sobhy winning the Girl’s U19 division and Edward Columbia winning the Boy’s U19 division. [...]

February 19, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 1

U.S. High School Team Championships confirmed canceled: US Squash looks ahead to 2014

U.S. High School Team Championships confirmed canceled: US Squash looks ahead to 2014

An announcement was made on February 7 that the 2013 U.S. High School Team Championships had to be cancelled due to a severe storm approaching the region. The dramatic and historic storm produced record snow falls and highly dangerous conditions, closed airports and caused road travel to be banned in some locations, making it truly [...]

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

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

Final Junior Championship Tour for the season in Massachusetts this weekend

Final Junior Championship Tour for the season in Massachusetts this weekend

The 2012-2013 season’s fifth and final Junior Championship Tour, the 2013 Junior Championship Tour – Massachusetts – Frank Millet, starts Saturday at Harvard University’s Murr Center. The Junior Championship Tour (JCT) is the highest level of junior competition in the US, designed to promote head-to-head competition between the nation’s top Under 19, 17, 15, 13 and [...]

February 15, 2013 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News 0

US Squash announces head coach for 2013 World Junior Women’s National Team

US Squash announces head coach for 2013 World Junior Women’s National Team

Scott Devoy has been named by US Squash as the head coach of the 2013 Junior Women’s National Team. The team will travel to Wroclaw, Poland in July to represent the United States at the World Junior Team Championships. For the past eight years, Devoy has been the head squash professional at Merion Cricket Club [...]

February 15, 2013 U.S. Squash Coaches and Pros, Juniors, News, Team USA, Women 0

I want my Oakley eyewear : A closer look at eyewear standards

I want my Oakley eyewear : A closer look at eyewear standards

For more than 30 years, from as early as 1981, at the urging of the Junior Committee which encouraged and then later required the wearing of protective eyewear during accredited (sanctioned) play, the priority of ensuring the safety of the participants has been part of US Squash policies. The Association later adopted the American Society [...]

February 13, 2013 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, College, Doubles, Hardball, Juniors, News, Organize, Women 2

West Coast celebrates inaugural Southern California High School Squash League season

West Coast celebrates inaugural Southern California High School Squash League season

As the national high school squash community laments the weather-induced cancellation of the 2013 US High School Team Squash Championships, the west coast squash community looks back upon the completion of the Southern California High School Squash League’s inaugural season. [...]

February 11, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

U.S. High School Team Championships cancelled due to impending severe storm

U.S. High School Team Championships cancelled due to impending severe storm

In light of consensus forecasts,   the winter storm anticipated to impact the Northeast, and specifically northern Connecticut,   the U.S. High School Team Championships scheduled to begin Friday, February 8th will be cancelled.  [...]

February 7, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 4

Pingry and Greenwich Academy shine at Middle School Championships

Pingry and Greenwich Academy shine at Middle School Championships

Middle School Championships have concluded at Yale University with the Pingry School upsetting the Brunswick School in the boys’ division I final and Greenwich Academy of Connecticut retaining the girls' division I title. [...]

January 28, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 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

Yale hosts 2013 Middle School Championships

Yale hosts 2013 Middle School Championships

The 2013 U.S. Middle School Championships will begin Friday in New Haven, Connecticut at Yale University. The tournament’s sixth installation involves five-player teams made up of almost three hundred players. [...]

January 24, 2013 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Junior Championship Tour on the West Coast concludes

Junior Championship Tour on the West Coast concludes

The 2013 Junior Championship Tour on the West Coast has concluded at the San Francisco Bay Club, the Olympic Club, and the University Club of San Francisco in San Francisco, with the girls’ u19 division won by fifteen year old Reeham Sedky and the boys’ u19 division won by seventeen year old Shahjahan Khan. Sedky [...]

January 21, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

West Coast Junior Championship Tour under way

West Coast Junior Championship Tour under way

The 2013 Junior Championship Tour on the West Coast begins Saturday in San Francisco.  Over 250 participants in the boys and girls categories are competing for the elite Junior-level title at the San Francisco Bay Club, the Olympic Club, and the University Club of San Francisco. This year’s tournament is the largest west coast tournament [...]

January 18, 2013 Squash Media Juniors, News 0

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

American juniors return from British Junior Open Squash

American juniors return from British Junior Open Squash

Fourteen American junior players have returned from the 2013 Tecnifibre British Junior Open in Sheffield, England. [...]

January 7, 2013 U.S. Squash International, Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Fourteen American juniors set to compete at the British Junior Open

Fourteen American juniors set to compete at the British Junior Open

The 2013 Tecnifibre British Junior Open started today in Sheffield, England, with more than 500 of the world’s leading junior squash players set to participate. Taking place from January 2-6, fourteen players have traveled across from the United States to compete, including USA’s #1 junior under 19 female Sabrina Sobhy, and #3 junior under 19 [...]

January 2, 2013 U.S. Squash International, Juniors, News 0

World’s largest individual junior squash tournament concludes

World’s largest individual junior squash tournament concludes

The world's largest individual junior tournament, the U.S. Junior Open, has concluded at Harvard, with 800 junior players from across the world competing in the event. [...]

December 20, 2012 U.S. Squash International, Juniors, News 3

World’s largest individual junior tournament underway

World’s largest individual junior tournament underway

Friday December 14, 2012 The world’s largest individual junior tournament, the 2012 U.S. Junior Open, is underway at Harvard University, with 800 junior players from across the world competing in the event. This year’s tournament has attracted the representation from the most countries in the history of the tournament, with players from 25 different nations [...]

December 14, 2012 Squash Media Juniors, News, Organize, U.S. Open 0