2013 November

From US Squash

By Kevin D. Klipstein, President & Chief Executive Officer Last year around this time I wrote about how impressive the top squash professionals were both on and off the court, and how much they deserved to compete on the biggest sports stages in the world. At the women’s semifinal of the 2012 U.S. Open, I […]

Editor’s Note

By Jay D. Prince, Editor in Chief The development of the U.S. Open over the past seventeen years has been staggering. When I first arrived on the scene, the event was held in a small gymnasium deep in the bowels of a private club in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With an extremely limited budget, the largest crowd […]

Your Serve November 2013

The article “Pastures New: Bob Callahan Retires From Princeton Squash After A Revolutionary Career” (June 2013) was really special and one of James Zug’s very best pieces. Despite a fierce rivalry for thirty years, I have always had tremendous respect for Bob and his program. The success of the program speaks for itself, but the ultimate […]

The Top: U.S. Women All-Time Highest World Rankings

By The Numbers November 2013

10 Year Anniversary of Squash: A History of the Game by James Zug

Published by Scribner in September 2003, the book covers every aspect of the sport, from its nineteenth century beginnings in the U.S. to the start of the twenty-first century. It’s quite possible US SQUASH would have missed its own centennial if it were not for Jim Zug’s seminal work detailing the origins of squash in […]

Regional Updates November 2013

SPA-tlight: Georgina Stoker

Georgina Stoker Squash Pro at Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club Berwyn, PA Where did you grow up? I was born in Hong Kong but grew up in St. Helens, in the Northwest of England. When and why did you start playing squash? I started playing squash when I was about nine-years-old. My brother Alex played, […]

Squash Boasts Leading Box League and Ladder Performers from Clubs around the U.S.

Brian Bartes—Detroit Athletic Club Bartes first picked up the squash racquet in the fall of 2011. With no fear, he jumped straight into the box ladders at the DAC—the seventeenth and last box. With a steady diet of lessons, and consistent box ladder competition, Brian has worked his way up to the fifth box for […]