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.

 

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 is [...]

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

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Article courtesy of Bloomberg.com. By Amanda Gordon At least three types of squash players converged in the ballroom of New York’s Waldorf Astoria on Saturday night. Charlie Parkhurst, a trader at Brevan Howard, started playing this physical chess game as a student at Princeton. His home court is the Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. [...]

January 20, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

NUSEA Celebrates Twenty Years

NUSEA Celebrates Twenty Years

A memorable NUSEA 20th anniversary weekend included a conference, gala dinner, Urban Team Nationals, and a special address by First Lady Michelle Obama. [...]

January 19, 2015 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Urban 0

Bill Simon Awarded President’s Cup

Bill Simon Awarded President’s Cup

US Squash awarded William E. Simon, Jr., the founding board chair of NUSEA, with the President's Cup. [...]

January 17, 2015 Squash Media News, Urban 0