Team USA Makes Final Preparations Ahead of World Junior Championships

The U.S. junior national team made final preparations ahead of the 2023 WSF World Junior Championships in Melbourne, Australia with a week of intensive training, June 26-30, at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia

The 2023 edition of the World Juniors will feature the annual World Junior Men’s and Women’s Individual Championships, July 18-23, followed by the biennial World Junior Women’s Team Championship, July 24-29.

"Egypt are always going to be the challenge and that’s going to be the bar that we want to reach," said Scott Devoy, U.S. Junior Women's Head Coach. "This team is capable of a top three finish, whether that’s first, second or third, that’s the area we’re aiming for. If we can get the most out of ourselves and take care of the things that we can control, it could be us on the top of the podium."

“We’re excited for the boys individuals this year and they are all ready for the challenge ahead,” said Simba Muhwati, U.S. Junior Men's Interim Head Coach. "We have done comprehensive work and have included a mental program for the first time, which I think we be crucial to overcoming the obstacles that can present themselves during a tournament of this magnitude."

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2023 U.S. Open Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for the 2023 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 7-14, in the heart of Philadelphia on the campus of Drexel University.


College Squash Featured in The Athletic

The Athletic recently profiled one of college squash's storied rivalries between Harvard and Trinity, including interviews with alums and a look ahead at the upcoming College Squash season. Athletic subscribers can enjoy the article on

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US Squash Hosts First Women's Coaching Certification Course

US Squash hosted a first-of-its-kind women’s level 1 coaching certification course, June 23-25, certifying ten new coaches at the Specter Center. “It is vital to have more female squash coaches, as statistics show that retention in sports is higher for girls when they have female coaches and leaders in their lives,” said Linda Elriani, US Squash Senior Director of Professional Development and Coaching. 

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Team USA Announces Junior Pan Ams Squad

US Squash has announced the eight young men and women who will represent Team USA at the 2023 Pan American Junior Championships, August 13-18, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2023 marks the seventh year Team USA has sent a delegation to the competition as the squad aims to build on two team gold medals in 2022.

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Voices of US Squash: Expanding Access

This spring US Squash interviewed members of the U.S. squash community to learn more about about how they impact the sport, the role of US Squash and their perspective and hopes for the future of squash. Olivia Blatchford Clyne and Simba Muhwati discuss how US Squash is working to expand access to the sport


Outside the Glass Podcast: Tom & Hazel Jones

The irrepressible couple that changed the fundamentals of squash, Hazel and Tom join OTG to talk about the inaugural issue of Squash News in 1978, relaunching the U.S. Open in 1985 and their list of the greatest players they ever saw.


Book Review: Western Lane

James Zug reviews Chetna Maroo’s debut novel Western Lane. Short and tight, at 150-pages it is really a novella. Set in the 1980s in Luton, a town north of London, Western Lane revolves around a Gujarati Indian immigrant family. The mother has just died, and the father gives his three adolescent daughters squash as an outlet or escape for their grief.

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Community Perspectives: A Probability Analysis of the Game of Squash

Guest contributors Denis Bourke and Robert Eather share their theoretical study examining the probability of a player winning any single point against the ability of one's opponent.

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US Squash Coach Certification Opportunities

Whether you are considering coaching for the first time, or have made a career of teaching squash, develop your skills through US Squash Coach Certification courses. Learn about upcoming opportunities to participate in courses held around the country. Learn more and see the full schedule of courses.


2022-2023 Scholar Athlete Application July 31 Deadline Approaching

Applications for the 2022-2023 US Squash Scholar Athlete Award are now available, providing high school students the opportunity to be recognized for their academic and athletic accomplishments over the past year. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2023.

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Views from the Arlen Specter US Squash Center

The U.S. junior women will aim to return to the World Junior Women's Team Championship podium for the first time since 2015. The U.S. recorded three straight second place finishes in 2011, 2013 and 2015.

(l-r): Caroline Fouts, Riya Navani, Emma Trauber, Madison Ho