Spotlight

The Sweet Spot In memory of Steven Cox, 1956-2008

By Andre Boissier Born April 14, 1956, Steven Cox was a coach at the Sports Club LA and 360 Health Club in Reseda, CA. His unique coaching style and charisma shined through every day on court and in the pages of Squash Magazine in which he wrote several instructional columns for us. Steven had been […]

U.S. SQUASH to Launch New Web Presence

After over a decade with www.us-squash.org as the flagship web address for the Association and the sport in the United States, U.S. SQUASH will transition to a new web design at a new address, www.ussquash.com. This means there will be only one website to find everything from tournament and league schedules, tournament information and online […]

Spotlight Atlanta: Galvez wins the 2008 Atlanta Open & Arhum Saleem

The Atlanta Open is the largest South Eastern event on the US Squash Calendar. Celebrating its 9th year, this event had lots to offer with professional and amateur players from all over the world travelling to compete for the 2008 Atlanta Open title at the Concourse Athletic Club. With all the draws totally full, we […]

On Playing Squash In Antarctica

By Ramon C. Barquin How did it feel to hit a few squash balls in the ice and snow, dressed in my all-white regalia under the suspicious glare of five penguins? Well, it felt great! This is the squash story of my life since now I can finally say that I have played the game in all seven continents. […]

End of An Era Maine State Doubles closes the book on Bowdoin’s lone doubles court

By Fred Hill One of his regular opponents said Charlie Butt swears in Chinese when he’s under the gun in a doubles match. Ed Reid talked about how his squash DNA came from a father who taught the game to Teddy Roosevelt. And Del Fuller was lauded for the many tournaments he established in different […]

Jack Herrick Retires from PSA

Jack Herrick, Chairman of the Board of the Professional Squash Association for the last 14 years, has announced his retirement from the Board of the PSA. “I must say I never planned nor anticipated staying with the PSA for 14 years, but now the time for retirement feels right.” Having served as Chairman of the […]

Doing Good While Playing Well How Squash Has Enriched The Meaning of My Life

By Thomas C. Scott During my quarter century as an investment adviser helping people grow and preserve wealth, I’ve seen hundreds of millions dropped on the display of prosperity, a phenomenon I call “showing your plumage.” You see a lot of plumage in exclusive sports/squash club parking lots, in the form of beautiful and expensive […]

Middle School Nationals Debut at Yale

Sixteen teams competed in the first ever National Middle School Championships, February 1st-3rd, at Yale University in New Haven. Noting the rise in participation at the U.S. High School Team Championships from 16 teams in its first year, to 94 this season, the Middle School Nationals further highlights the core growth of junior squash and […]

2008 World Doubles/Can-Am Cup to Return in 2008

By Mike McGorry US Squash and Squash Canada have announced the reformation of the traditional biannually held World Doubles tournament. This new event was created, in part, due to the belief that the present format of the World Doubles had lost much of its allure and had become somewhat of a secondary event to the US […]