Faces of Women in Squash
The Faces of Women in Squash is dedicated to highlighting the broad spectrum of female squash players in British Columbia. This section celebrates the diverse group of women and girls, from beginner to seasoned player, who play the sport for fitness, competition and fun. We hope that you will feel inspired by their stories.
Laura Ramsay
Laura Ramsey is considered a legend in the sport of squash in Canada. 

She first started playing racquetball in 1978 when she and her husband moved to Coquitlam from Toronto. She initially played at the Blue Mountain Racquet Club there until it closed.

 She then joined Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton and eventually Evergreen Squash Club in North Vancouver.

For the full story
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BC Men's and Women's Teams are now off to the 2020 Canadian Championships...
Good Luck Team BC!
Squash BC is excited to be fielding both a Men's Team at the 2020 Canadian Men's Team Championships is being held this weekend in Winnipeg and a Women's Team at the 2020 Canadian Women's Team Championships in Gatineau.

Women are seeded #3 and the men are seeded #5. For the full press release:
Nicole Bunyan
Grace Thomas
Lindsay Seginson
Duncan Maxwell
Ryan Picken
Tristan Eysele
Good luck Team BC! We'll be cheering you on!
We had 6 pros come to play the Professional Doubles Event.
The winning team was Greg Park(New Jersey) and Viktor Berg(Vancouver) in a 3 team round robin.
Evergreen Winter Open
The singles tournament had 114 entries!

The Men's Open was won by Morgan Latremouille who saved 3 match balls against Drew Henderson in the semifinals and won in 5 games against Hamid Kiani in the finals!

It was great to see West Van City Counselor, Marcus Wong, and West Van Mayor, Mary-Ann Booth there spectating during the weekend. 
Trend Diesel Open - Nanaimo
The Nanaimo Squash Club 2020 Trend Diesel Open, a Singles tournament took place at NSC January 24,25 and 26 th .

Approximately 100 participants took part in this fun but competitive event.

Local winners were Owen Stacey in Men’s D and Melinda Morben in Women’s A.

There were many exciting and competitive matches in all divisions. The Men’s Open winner was Ryan Picken who defeated Tristan Eysele in the final.

The highlight Saturday night was a progressive $500.00 ball drop followed by music and games.
Thanks to all of the participants.
This event could not have been such a success without you.
See you next year!

Special thanks to all of our sponsors and our tournament volunteers!
Junior Pathway Events
Squash BC has partnered with our member club coaches and pros to develop, implement and support a vibrant Junior Pathways Development Program that encourages kids to take up the sport, helps them develop their skills and progressively introduces them to competition.
Ceder Hill Junior Pathway- Feb 1st
"It was a fantastic Saturday afternoon at Cedar Hill Squash Club!

We had tons of fun playing a round robin tournament with 16 participants!

There was lots of laughs and pizza to be had too! Looking forward to the next one!"
Van Lawn Progressive Event
The Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club hosted a Squash BC Junior Pathway event February 8.

The event was sold out with 32 juniors. All the juniors had fun and were terrific!

Cups were placed along the side walls and if you hit them, you gained extra points. Trophies and prizes were given out after the mini fun tournament.

Thanks to everyone that played and supported the event. Hope to have another event soon!

Viktor Berg
Head Squash Pro. VLTBC
Sign up for upcoming pathway events
The Junior Pathway Program is funded through the 2020 Fund. Income accumulated through this endowment fund is used to promote the growth of the game through the development of junior squash. To donate to the 2020 Fund, click here .
These camps give the junior athletes:
  • The opportunity to train with other athletes they don’t normally have the opportunity to train with.
  • A measuring stick to see the extra work that is needed to get to the next level.
  • A chance to train with different coaches, several of whom coach or have coached our national teams.

Many of the squad athletes are now off to the Jesters PNW at Cedar Hill this weekend!

Good Luck to All!
Squad Camps Feb 1-2
Squash BC held its final Regional and Provincial Training Camps for the season at Vancouver Lawn.

Andrew Lynn and Giselle Delgado ran one-day sessions for each squad.
The Squash Zone!
Every two weeks, Squash BC sends out a separate Communique called the Squash Zone which details all upcoming tournaments and events which you can sign up for.

Key deadlines are:
  • the BC Closed at VRC's West Coast Classic (deadline to enter Feb 14)
  • the BC Open Doubles at Van Lawn early bird til Feb 20
SquashTV Discount for Squash BC Members
SQUASHTV is the Professional Squash Association’s broadcast arm and covers over 20+ PSA World Tour tournaments a season.
You can buy a pass to watch the world’s best live in action on a wide range of devices whenever and wherever you want.

Included in a SQUASHTV subscription:
●      Live coverage of over 20 tournaments a season
●      Extensive on-demand replays
●      A huge archive that dates back to the 1980s
●      A growing selection of coaching videos
●      Daily highlights of all live tournaments
●      Features and interviews with PSA stars
Prices range from $13.99 USD per month to $119.99 USD per year for an annual subscription, allowing fans to stream as much squash as they want.

You can see what tournaments are coming up on the PSA World Tour website .
Squash BC and Squash Canada have partnered with SQUASHTV to bring members EXCLUSIVE discount codes to view top squash players as they compete on the PSA World Tour, all at a discounted price. 

For a LIMITED TIME ONLY, you can get a half price annual pass! This means you’ll pay just $60 USD a year! These discount codes must be redeemed by the end of the 2019/20 season
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