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. The 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!
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Tournament directors hosting accredited junior tournaments must complete, or have one of the lead staff members complete, the US Squash Tournament Director Certification. Tournament Director Certification provides a more in depth understanding of the tournament process and polices. The Tournament Director Certification will be offered online that culminates with an exam and a preparation for running a 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 complete the Tournament Director Certification
If you sign into your Club Locker profile, you can find the exam under the certification tab listed as Junior Accredited Tournament Director Exam.
Certified Tournament Directors
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