US SQUASH

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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.

 

U.S. National Men’s Team reunites

U.S. National Men’s Team reunites

US Squash has announced the national team selected to represent the United States at the 2013 World Men's Team Championships in June. [...]

March 28, 2013 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

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

Gordon gets his dream moment and Grainger takes back the top title at the 2013 U.S. Championships

Gordon gets his dream moment and Grainger takes back the top title at the 2013 U.S. Championships

Christopher Gordon and Natalie Grainger are the 2013 U.S. National Champions, following today's finals of the 2013 U.S. Championships in Connecticut. [...]

March 10, 2013 Squash Media News, Team USA 0

U.S. Championships see Lane back in the game, and a potential Sobhy sister clash

U.S. Championships see Lane back in the game,  and a potential Sobhy sister clash

The 2013 Men’s and Women’s U.S. Championships will take place this weekend, deciding the U.S. National Champions for 2013. [...]

March 5, 2013 U.S. Squash News, Team USA 0

Momen survives Flash Gordon fightback

Momen survives Flash Gordon fightback

Egyptian Tarek Momen clinched a Davenport North American Open second round clash with #2 seed Nick Matthew in Virginia - but had to overcome a phenomenal fight-back from local hero Christopher Gordon. [...]

February 27, 2013 U.S. Squash International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

USA’s Christopher Gordon through to first round of North American Open

USA’s Christopher Gordon through to first round of North American Open

New Yorker Christopher Gordon fought through to the first round of the Davenport North American Open after a brutal qualifying triumph against Australia's Zac Alexander. [...]

February 25, 2013 U.S. Squash International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

WSF: Squash’s Olympic campaign goes viral

WSF: Squash’s Olympic campaign goes viral

The World Squash Federation, together with the Men’s and Women’s Professional Tours, has launched an online campaign to build support for Squash’s ambition to join the Olympic Games in 2020. Using the Twitter ID @vote4squash and hashtag #vote4squash, followers are being urged to show their support and help turn Squash’s Olympic ambitions into reality. The [...]

February 20, 2013 U.S. Squash International, News, Olympic Bid, PSA/WSA, Team USA 1

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

US players set to compete in the Tournament of Champions

US players set to compete in the Tournament of Champions

The 2013 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions will kick off in two days at the iconic Grand Central Terminal in New York City. [...]

January 16, 2013 U.S. Squash International, News, PSA/WSA, Team USA 0

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