US SQUASH

urban-squashA portion of US SQUASH proceeds benefit the National URBAN SQUASH and Education Association (NUSEA) and its member organizations across the United States which run after-school enrichment programs to help motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential.

 

Williams and Amherst Set to Host Fifteenth Urban Squash Individual Nationals

Williams and Amherst Set to Host Fifteenth Urban Squash Individual Nationals

This weekend, hundreds of members of National Urban Squash Education Association (NUSEA) organizations will descend on the campuses of Williams College and Amherst College in Massachusetts for the fifteenth Urban Squash Individual Nationals. This year’s tournament is slated to be one of the largest yet, with more than 900 matches being played and over 450 [...]

June 15, 2017 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

CitySquash Raises $1 Million at Fifteenth Anniversary Bash

CitySquash Raises $1 Million at Fifteenth Anniversary Bash

Thursday June 1st, 2017—CitySquash held its 15th Annual Anniversary Bash at the University Club, an evening highlighting the current year and taking a look back at the past fifteen years. CitySquash, inaugurated in 2002, maintains interest in grooming young people in underserved communities and encouraging them to push themselves to their fullest potential. The program, [...]

June 1, 2017 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Ninth Annual StreetSquash Cup Raises Record-Breaking $1.3 Million

Ninth Annual StreetSquash Cup Raises Record-Breaking $1.3 Million

Report courtesy of StreetSquash. StreetSquash, founded in 1999, is a comprehensive youth enrichment program that combines academic tutoring, squash instruction, community service, college preparation, leadership development, and mentoring for public school students in Harlem, NY. The Cup kicked off on Saturday morning, where the high spirits and energy inside the SL Green StreetSquash Center could [...]

May 14, 2017 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Malinow Given USOC Volunteer of Year Award

Malinow Given USOC Volunteer of Year Award

Access Youth Academy's Alberto Malinow was recently presented with the 2015 United States Olympic Committee Volunteer Coach of the Year Award. [...]

November 1, 2016 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Hensel Given USOC Volunteer of Year Award

Hensel Given USOC Volunteer of Year Award

Last Saturday evening Robert Hensel, a founder and chair of the board of Beyond Walls, was presented with the 2016 USOC Volunteer Coach of the Year Award. [...]

October 21, 2016 Squash Media Coaches and Pros, News, Urban 0

SquashSmarts’ Tempest Bowden Named Up2Us Coach of the Year

SquashSmarts’ Tempest Bowden Named Up2Us Coach of the Year

SquashSmarts coach Tempest Bowden was honored with the Up2Us Coach of the Year Award. [...]

July 14, 2016 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Rodriguez and Pacheco Claim Top Titles at Urban Individuals

Rodriguez and Pacheco Claim Top Titles at Urban Individuals

Squash Haven's Michael Rodriguez and CitySquash's Joana Pacheco won the U19 A divisions at Urban Individual Nationals. [...]

June 23, 2016 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Bill Simon Honored for Twenty Years of Service to Urban Squash

Bill Simon Honored for Twenty Years of Service to Urban Squash

Bill Simon has led NUSEA as Board Chair for ten years. [...]

June 16, 2016 Squash Media News, Urban 0

New Haven, New York, Boston and San Diego Programs Win Titles at Largest Urban Team Nationals

New Haven,  New York,  Boston and San Diego Programs Win Titles at Largest Urban Team Nationals

The largest Urban Team Nationals took place this weekend in Boston. [...]

January 20, 2016 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

SquashSmarts Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary at U.S. Open

SquashSmarts Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary at U.S. Open

SquashSmarts celebrated the organization's 15th anniversary on Junior Day during the Delaware Investments U.S. Open Monday. [...]

October 13, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, U.S. Open, Urban 0

SquashWise and StreetSquash First-Time Urban Doubles Champions

SquashWise and StreetSquash First-Time Urban Doubles Champions

SquashWise and StreetSquash dethroned three-time defending champions CitySquash in the girls' and boys' Urban Doubles finals. [...]

August 9, 2015 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News, Urban 0

Urban Doubles Returns to the Rockies

Urban Doubles Returns to the Rockies

Students from six NUSEA programs have traveled to Colorado for the fourth annual Urban Doubles Championships this week. [...]

August 6, 2015 Squash Media Doubles, Juniors, News, Urban 0

Gillibrand, Franken, Duncan Enrich NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Gillibrand,  Franken,  Duncan Enrich NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Twenty-two students from ten NUSEA programs around the country took part in the second annual NUSEA Citizenship Tour. [...]

July 23, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Baltimore Sun: Congressman Cummings Offers Advice to NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Baltimore Sun: Congressman Cummings Offers Advice to NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Report courtesy of the Baltimore Sun. by Christina Jedra Dozens of teenagers listened intently to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Monday morning at the Meadow Mill Athletic Club as he gave a speech encouraging them to take charge of their destinies. “You have been chosen, ” he told them. “Whatever it is that you believe [...]

July 21, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Mission Squash Breaks Ground on Courts in Houston

Mission Squash Breaks Ground on Courts in Houston

On July 15, Mission Squash in partnership with James S. Hogg Middle School in Houston, TX, hopes to unveil three new squash courts [...]

June 25, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

Largest Urban Individual Nationals Concludes in Massachusetts

Largest Urban Individual Nationals Concludes in Massachusetts

New York City's CitySquash and StreetSquash, and New Haven, Connecticut's Squash Haven controlled the Urban Indvidual Nationals winner's podium at Amherst and Williams Colleges. [...]

June 22, 2015 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Urban 0

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

Article courtesy of The Baltimore Sun  By Erica L. Green The students of SquashWise have spent years dispelling the myth that they mindlessly bounce a ball against a wall for hours or are interacting with a fruit. They’ve attempted to describe the little-known sport in universal terms such as “tennis in a box.” Some simply [...]

June 18, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Thirteenth Urban Individual Nationals Return to New England

Thirteenth Urban Individual Nationals Return to New England

More than 400 players from fourteen NUSEA programs head to Amherst and Williams for the thirteenth annual Urban Individual Nationals [...]

June 17, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

Rallying Portland: Bringing Squash to the Pine Tree State

Rallying Portland: Bringing Squash to the Pine Tree State

The demand for squash is high in Portland, Maine, but so far growth has been limited. [...]

June 15, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 1

Ninth MFS SquashBusters Derby Raises Record $1.1 Million

Ninth MFS SquashBusters Derby Raises Record $1.1 Million

The ninth annual MFS SquashBusters Derby set records for dollars raised, number of squash legends on the court, and fun had. [...]

May 27, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

StreetSquash Harlem Raises Record $1.1 Million for Urban Squash

StreetSquash Harlem Raises Record $1.1 Million for Urban Squash

Article courtesy of Julie Warshaw, StreetSquash PR & Communications Coordinator On May 9, StreetSquash—New York’s first urban squash program—held their seventh annual StreetSquash Cup at their gleaming 8-court facility in Harlem, New York with ten teams and sixty players competing for top honors. Founded in 1999, StreetSquash is a youth enrichment program that combines academic [...]

May 14, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0

The Future is Now—MetroSquash Center Expands Reach of Urban Squash

The Future is Now—MetroSquash Center Expands Reach of Urban Squash

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel will attend the ribbon cutting of the METROSquash Academics & Squash Center. [...]

April 24, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 1

StreetSquash Jr. Cup Aims High With Fundraising

StreetSquash Jr. Cup Aims High With Fundraising

This Sunday, April 12, StreetSquash plays host to their fifth annual StreetSquash Junior Cup [...]

April 9, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

StreetSquash and SquashBusters Face Off for Sixteenth Year at Yale

StreetSquash and SquashBusters Face Off for Sixteenth Year at Yale

Report courtesy of Julie Warshaw, StreetSquash PR & Communications Coordinator On Saturday, March 28, the first two urban squash teams in the country met at Yale University for the sixteenth annual match between rival cities Boston and New York. Despite a spring snowfall covering the streets of New Haven, over seventy students from SquashBusters, founded [...]

April 2, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Urban 0

Three StreetSquashers Take On The Big Apple Open

Three StreetSquashers Take On The Big Apple Open

Three StreetSquash players headed to Eastern Athletic to compete in the Big Apple Open [...]

March 23, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 2