US SQUASH

team-usa

US SQUASH is responsible for managing the NATIONAL TEAMS that represent the United States in international squash competition, which includes selecting, supporting, coaching and developing the teams.

 

Second WSA Title for Blatchford after Liberty Bell win

Second WSA Title for Blatchford after Liberty Bell win

Olivia Blatchford won her second WSA World Tour title after fighting back from a two-game deficit to claim the WSA Tour 5 Liberty Bell Open in Philadelphia, USA. [...]

January 14, 2013 U.S. Squash News, PSA/WSA, Team USA, Women 0

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

Ramy Ashour, the new World Champion

Ramy Ashour,  the new World Champion

Ramy Ashour has won the PSA World Squash Championships, the highest pinnacle of competition on the professional men’s squash calendar and last major professional tournament for the year. [...]

December 7, 2012 U.S. Squash International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

New Olympic quadrennium ushers in athlete representative election cycle

New Olympic quadrennium ushers in athlete representative election cycle

US Squash would like to thank Richard Chin and Meredeth Quick who have served in the roles of athlete representative and alternate for the USOC Athletes’ Advisory Council respectively, and as a result, on the US Squash Board of Directors for the last two four-year terms. Their term limit is up, per ARTICLE XI: ATHLETES’ [...]

December 7, 2012 U.S. Squash International, Olympic Bid, Team USA 0

US Squash: Advancing through growth and innovation

US Squash: Advancing through growth and innovation

By promoting our sport at the highest level, we celebrate the best in the world, while at the same time accomplishing the goals of increasing the availability and awareness of squash, and laying the foundation for providing resources needed to do it on a bigger and better scale each year. [...]

November 27, 2012 U.S. Squash From the CEO, News, Participate, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

U.S. women compete in World Team Championships

U.S. women compete in World Team Championships

A record 26 nations took part in the 2012 Women’s World Team Championships, a biennial World Squash Federation event that was this year staged in France, for the first time in its 33-year history. [...]

November 17, 2012 U.S. Squash International, News, Team USA, Women 0

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. 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

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

Ubina wins Pioneer Cup title

Ubina wins Pioneer Cup title

Maria Elena Ubina, the #1 ranked GU19 player in the U.S., defeated Nele Gilis of Belgium in the finals of the 2012 Pioneer Cup in Cologne, Germany.  Ubina, who will represent the United States at next months World Junior Squash Championships in Qatar, took home the top prize in five games, 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-8. [...]

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

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

Preston Quick captures U. S. Hardball Championships

Preston Quick captures U. S. Hardball Championships

By Rob Dinerman Trailing 1-0, 14-12 in his quarterfinal, two games to love in his semifinal and having failed to convert a third-game double-match-ball this afternoon in the final, top-seeded defending champion Preston Quick answered every one of those daunting multi-front challenges and emerged victorious in the 2012 U. S. National Hardball Championships, hosted by [...]

May 15, 2012 U.S. Squash Hardball, Pro Doubles, Team USA 0

Sobhy and Illingworth capture U.S. titles

Sobhy and Illingworth capture U.S. titles

18-year-old Amanda Sobhy defeated Natalie Grainger in four games, 11-1, 11-4, 2-11, 11-8,  to capture her first U.S. Women’s Championship Sunday afternoon in Cambridge, MA. Sobhy’s victory ended Grainger’s streak of five straight titles. Julian Illingworth, despite dropping the first game,  turned away a determined Christopher Gordon to win his eighth consecutive U.S. S.L. Green crown, 6-11, 11-8, 11-9, [...]

March 12, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Team USA 0

Illingworth seeks eighth straight title today

Illingworth seeks eighth straight title today

Julian Illingworth defeated Brandon McLaughlin in three straight games and will attempt to win his eighth consecutive title when he faces Christopher Gordon this afternoon in the finals of the 2012 U.S. S.L. Green Championship in Cambridge, MA. Natalie Grainger, looking for her sixth consecutive crown, squares off against Amanda Sobhy in the final of the U.S.Women’s [...]

March 11, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Team USA 0

Illingworth and Grainger begin defense of U.S. titles

Illingworth and Grainger begin defense of U.S. titles

Julian Illingworth will look to capture his eighth straight title as play gets underway today at the 2012 U.S. S.L. Green Championship in Cambridge, MA. Illingworth, who trains out of New York City, is seeded to meet fellow PSA touring pro Christopher Gordon in the final. Natalie Grainger (CT) will also look to defend her U.S. [...]

March 9, 2012 U.S. Squash News, Team USA 0