As a member-supported organization, due to your active engagement, US Squash is able to fulsomely pursue its mission. Our purpose is to encourage and support lifelong positive engagement in squash. We believe that participation in squash transforms lives. Our work expands access at every level and increases opportunities to participate and excel, and to embrace the community’s values of honesty, courtesy and respect. We support every athlete’s ambition to realize their full potential, on and off the court. We value integrity above all, and inclusiveness in all aspects of our programs and services.

Summer is the time when we catch our breath while also plan for the coming season. Look for a series of announcements early fall as we articulate our vision for the future, the programs that will lead us there, and details on how you can help and get involved. News will range from new ways to engage in competitions at all levels, our renewed focus on masters and doubles squash participation, new events, women and girls programming, and scholastic squash support. All of our work ultimately leads us towards increasing access to the sport and pursuing excellence on and off the court.

Read more from US Squash President & CEO Kevin Klipstein below.
Team USA put in a strong performance in the first three rounds of the 2022 British Junior Open with four players reaching the quarterfinals and numerous upsets in both draws, July 20-21, in Nottingham, England. Live streaming of the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals is available through the weekend on
Tickets for the 2022 U.S. Open Squash Championships presented by Truist are available now on as the world’s best players prepare to return to the Arlen Specter US Squash Center, October 8-15, in the heart of Philadelphia on the campus of Drexel University.

The inaugural Women and Girls Summit will feature on and off-court activities, seminars, and speakers to share knowledge and best practices for engaging and retaining women and girls in squash. Learn more and register today!

Belgium’s Tinne Gilis and France’s Victor Crouin are the 2022 World Games gold medalists, while Team USA's Haley Mendez placed fourth, July 17, in Birmingham, Alabama. Watch a replay of the Olympic Channel’s coverage of the World Games finals here.

For the first time in tournament history, the United States welcomes Canada for the seventeenth staging of the Battle of the Border and first since 2019, July 22-24, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center. Watch live streaming of all Battle of the Border matches using the daily playlists in the US Squash Youtube Channel. For live scores, results and draws visit the Battle of the Border tournament page.

US Squash Level I and II Coaching Certification Courses will be held over the coming months in Pennsylvania, Texas, New Jersey, Georgia and Massachusetts.

In June 2022 in San Diego, US Squash presented Blair Sadler with the W. Stewart Brauns, Jr. Award—one of the organization’s highest honors—in a ceremony at Access Youth Academy’s annual gala. The Brauns Award is given by US Squash to a person who has made major administrative, off-the-court contributions to the game of squash.

How does San Diego, historically one of the smallest squash cities in the country, have one of America’s best community squash facilities and most successful youth enrichment programs? Blair Sadler explains why.

US Squash will increase its membership dues to $149 effective August 1, 2022. This represents the association’s first dues increase since 2015. US Squash’s membership program serves to provide members with benefits that help them get the most out of their squash experience including access to district leagues, accredited tournaments and local and national rankings, while also serving as a core and important source of support for the nonprofit association to pursue its mission.

US Squash has appointed John Musto, currently the Director of Squash at Open Squash in New York City, as the chair of the US Squash Masters Committee. Musto is a multiple-time U.S. Masters champion, capturing titles in the 45+ and 50+ divisions, and he has won international titles at the British, Canadian, Czech, and Italian masters events.

Bob Hanscom, a legendary leader of squash, died on May 31, 2022 at the age of eighty-six. A memorial service was held on July 9 in Pasadena, CA.

Views From the Arlen Specter US Squash Center
Team USA convened for a World Juniors (pictured), British Junior Open, and High Performance Program training squad at the Specter Center, July 15-17. Team USA will contest the World Junior Championships, August 11-21, in Nancy, France.