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Support the Olympic bid with your video

Support the Olympic bid with your video

The World Squash Federation (WSF) is looking for squash players from around the world to help support the bid for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games. In an effort to show the bid committee that squash is truly a worldwide sport, the WSF is asking all squash players to upload a “You Tube” style video [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash International, News, Olympic Bid, Team USA 0

Illingworth wins 7th tour title

Illingworth wins 7th tour title

Julian Illingworth defeated Rafael Alarcon of Brazil in the final of the PSA World Tour Challenger 10 BH Open at Academia Winner Squash in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Despite dropping the first game, 9-11,  to the fourth seeded Alarcon, Illingworth, the top seed, took the next three games, 11-7, 11-6, 11-9, to take home his seventh overall tour title. [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

U.S. Open mobile phone app launched

U.S. Open mobile phone app launched

You can now keep up to date with the latest information from the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships while on the move, by using the new U.S. Open Mobile Web App launched today by US Squash! The U.S. Open Mobile Web App can be used on any smartphone, including iPhones, Androids and Blackberries. [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash International, News, PSA/WSA 0

Scholar Athletes announced

Scholar Athletes announced

US Squash officially announced the recipients of the 2011-2012 US Squash Scholar-Athlete Awards, given to high school student athletes who achieved a Grade Point Average of 3.5 in school and participated in at least four US Squash accredited (sanctioned) events. US Squash recognized a record 259 scholar athletes who participated in the junior squash season [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Hall of Fame inductions to take place at the U.S. Open

Hall of Fame inductions to take place at the U.S. Open

Class of 2011 honorees Robert W. Callahan and Joyce V. Davenport will be officially inducted to the US Squash Hall of Fame during the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships taking place in Philadelphia this October 4th – 12th. Bob Callahan is a legendary coach at Princeton University. Raised in Philadelphia, he learned his [...]

September 20, 2012 U.S. Squash Hall of Fame, News, U.S. Open 0

Boston trip proved a real winner all round – Willstrop

Boston trip proved a real winner all round – Willstrop

Playing squash for a living is not bad I have to admit. There are some difficulties, as with anything: airports and travel can occasionally be harrowing, the training at its hardest can be back-breaking and the injuries are a nightmare. But other than that, it’s a glamorous life. [...]

September 18, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Henri Salaun ’49 battled through WWII obstacles, found squash fame

Henri Salaun ’49 battled through WWII obstacles,  found squash fame

It’s a long and intriguing success story — one that begins with a harried departure from pre-war France, winds through the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, climbs to the highest of highs in professional squash, then quietly settles down to a home in Needham, Mass. [...]

September 17, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Google breaks down summer Maps searches, Brits love squash

Google breaks down summer Maps searches,  Brits love squash

Summer is coming to a close (it officially ends the day the iPhone 5 goes on sale, coincidentally). And to mark the start of autumn, Google has broken down what we searched for on Google Maps over the summer months. [...]

September 16, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Women’s Squash Week

Women’s Squash Week

The first US Women’s Squash Week was a huge success with over 400 women of all ages and skill levels participating across 15 cities this past September. Social, round robins were held in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Denver, Houston, Minnesota, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland ME, San Francisco and Seattle. Washington DC’s event [...]

September 12, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Participate, Women 0

U.S. Team Trials set for Stamford, CT

U.S. Team Trials set for Stamford,  CT

The U.S. Women’s Team Trials will take place September 21st-23rd, 2012, in Stamford, CT. The trials are being held in order to select the final team member who will represent the United States at the 2012 World Women’s Team Championships, November 12th-17th in Nimes, France. The trials will take place at the newly launched Chelsea [...]

August 29, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Team USA, Women 0

New classes of US Squash Hall of Fame announced

New classes of US Squash Hall of Fame announced

The US Squash Board of Directors approved the recent Hall of Fame Committee’s recommendations for inductees to the Classes of 2011 and 2012. The Class of 2011 includes Robert W. Callahan, Joyce V. Davenport and John F. Herrick, and the Class of 2012 members are Leonard A. Bernheimer and Thomas M. Poor. The inductees will [...]

August 17, 2012 U.S. Squash Hall of Fame, News 0

Perfect pitch: how to get a sport into the olympics

Perfect pitch: how to get a sport into the olympics

Winning a gold medal is the pinnacle of any Olympic athlete’s career, and most have to be happy for the chance to participate on sport’s biggest stage. For Nicol David, however, time is running out. [...]

August 14, 2012 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0

U.S. wins third straight Ont-Am title

U.S. wins third straight Ont-Am title

The United States repeated their victory of the last two years with a resounding 16-8 win over Ontario in the 2012 Ontario-American Challenge at the White Oak Resort and Spa in Ontario, Canada. After losing tight matches in 2008 and 2009, the U.S. juniors overpowered their neighbors to the North for the third straight year [...]

August 13, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Multiple coach certification courses offered this fall

Multiple coach certification courses offered this fall

Space is still available for coaching courses to be held this fall in New Haven, CT and Palo Alto, CA.  Register now to ensure your position in a course! Both a Level 1 and a Level 2 course will be offered at the Yale University Squash Courts from September 7th – September 9th.  A Level 1 course will be offered [...]

August 7, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Team USA 0

First Lady visits SquashSmarts

First Lady visits SquashSmarts

“Imagine the First Lady of the United States, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and two dozen prominent mayors from across the U.S. walking into your house of business…then throw in a few dozen Secret Service, White House staffers, media and nearly 350 local VIP’s and guests. It’s easy to get ahead of yourself!” [...]

July 27, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Urban 0

Founded in 1904

Founded in 1904

US Squash’s vision is for all people to have the opportunity to enhance their health and well being through the sport of squash. [...]

July 26, 2012 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. to face England in quarterfinals

U.S. to face England in quarterfinals

Led by Dylan Murray and TJ Dembinski, the United States defeated Kuwait 2-0, advancing to the quarterfinals of the team competition, where they will face England at the 2012 World Junior Squash Championships in Doha, Qatar. Murray, despite dropping the first game, defeated Yousef Saleh, 11-13, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 in the #1 position, while Dembinski [...]

June 26, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open host city

2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open host city

In a video to promote the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, former PSA touring pro Gilly Lane takes a fun look around the host city and his hometown, Philadelphia, PA. The U.S. Open will take place October 4th-12th, at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, on the campus of Drexel University. You can watch the video by [...]

June 15, 2012 U.S. Squash News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

2012 Women’s Squash Week set for September

2012 Women’s Squash Week set for September

Women’s Squash Week will take place September 8th-15th, 2012. With the goal of getting more woman involved and playing squash, events have been planned at clubs in Baltimore, Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.  New York and Washington, D.C. have run Women’s squash nights and have seen a dramatic increase in [...]

June 7, 2012 U.S. Squash College, News, Organize, Participate, PSA/WSA, Women 0

Gilly Lane video highlights 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open host city

Gilly Lane video highlights 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open host city

In a video to promote the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, former PSA touring pro Gilly Lane takes a fun look around the host city and his hometown, Philadelphia, PA. The U.S. Open will take place October 4th-12th, at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, on the campus of Drexel University. You can watch the video by [...]

June 6, 2012 U.S. Squash News 0

U.S. Junior Teams set for World Championships

U.S. Junior Teams set for World Championships

The U.S. Junior Men’s Team that will compete at the WSF 2012 World Junior Squash Championships has been announced. The World Championships, being held July 7th-18th, in Doha, Qatar, will consist of individual championships, to be followed by the team competition. The U.S. Junior Women will compete in the individual championship that is being held [...]

May 22, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News, Team USA 0

Junior ranking rules changes announced

Junior ranking rules changes announced

US Squash announced several changes to the Junior Ranking System, effective June 1st, 2012. These adjustments are based on analysis of data from recent seasons, feedback from the junior community, and input from the Teaching Professional Advisory Council (TPAC). Some of the primary changes include: • Tournament Points now will affect a player’s ranking average [...]

May 17, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Watch the British Open on Squash TV

Watch the British Open on Squash TV

The 2012 Allam British Open Squash Championships are being broadcast live on Squash TV. This year’s British Open, from May 14th-20th, in London, England, features an impressive men’s and women’s 32 player draw, including the very best squash players from across the globe. Most will head on to the United States, October 4th-12th, to battle [...]

May 15, 2012 U.S. Squash News, PSA/WSA 0

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Junior Bronze Championships awarded

Titles were awarded in ten divisions in New Haven, CT, this past weekend as over 280 players competed at the U.S. Junior Bronze Championships, hosted at the Brady Squash Center on the campus of Yale University. The tounament was final singles event of the 2011-2012 Junior Championship Series. Results: Girls: GU11: Emma Suttapone (NH) def Marina Stefanoni, 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 [...]

May 14, 2012 U.S. Squash Juniors, News 0

Field set for Junior World Championships

Field set for Junior World Championships

Sixteen teams are set to compete for the 2011 Women’s World Junior Squash Championships, taking place July 20th-30th, at the Murr Center on the Campus of Harvard University. The Junior World Championships will consist of two events, the individual tournament, followed by the team competition. The players that will represent the United States at the [...]

May 10, 2012 U.S. Squash News 0