Presenting, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Sharif Khan’s first North American Open Championship (1968), a new biography, The Sheriff of Squash, The Life and Times of Sharif Khan Legendary Squash Champion authored by Rob Dinerman and Karen Khan.
Squash Ontario is pleased to announce our newest Platinum Corporate Partner YDC Pro, a cutting edge Digital and Artificial Intelligence Firm, with thanks to Javed Khan and family who continue to be generous benefactors of our sport.
Mayfair Lakeshore is seeking a squash professional to help grow the doubles program and assist with After School Junior programming. This is an exciting opportunity to start off as a part-time coach and grow with a rapidly developing program.
Squash Ontario is thrilled to welcome back Sprott Resources as one of five Platinum Corporate Partners that will support athlete development programs across the province in 2018-19. Sprott joins Equity Builders, The Jesters of Ontario, Slaight Music and new partner YDC Pro as the pillars that will give the top players and coaches in Ontario the tools to achieve continued international success.
Team Canada received the bronze medal in four events and the silver medal in one event at the 2018 Pan Am Championships! Congratulations to all our amazing athletes, you played your hearts out and made Canada very proud!
The Ontario Squash Hall of Fame Board of Directors is very pleased to let the squash community know that it will now be easier for people to find their way to the Hall at White Oaks Resort & Spa, 253 Taylor Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Through very generous donations from Hall benefactors, we have purchased four Niagara Regional Road directional signs. These have been strategically positioned at road intersections around White Oaks.
Squash Ontario is looking for a part-time Programs Coordinator to join a team of three full-time staff. The incumbent will support several different program areas during the September – April squash season. Program areas will include office administration and event support with specific roles based on the skill set of the incumbent.
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club, with their city club location in downtown Toronto, is looking for a full time squash professional.
The RA Squash Club is seeking a motivated squash player to lead the on-court and membership development activities of the club.
After almost three years as its capable Programs Manager, Britany Gordon will be leaving Squash Canada effective August 17th.
The Robert Brooks Scholarship Fund Board of Governors are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of it's annual bursary to support students who have excelled in both academics and squash. This year's two incredible students receiving bursaries are Catherine Giachino and Elliott Hunt.
While much of the Ontario squash community is enjoying time away from the courts, our Junior Men’s National Team is in high gear, in search of Canada’s best ever finish at the World Championships in Chennai, India. The team earned an unprecedented #2 seed and plays in the quarter finals tomorrow morning!
Despite Egyptians securing their anticipated six places in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships men's last 16 round in India, it was a trio of Canadians who stole the limelight on the second day of action in the premier World Squash Federation junior event at the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai.
Thanks to long time squash supporters (the Boynton family), members of Squash Ontario are invited to take advantage of a program that can save 15% on their home and auto insurance through PBL Insurance.
Urban Squash Toronto marked the conclusion of it’s 7th and most historic season by celebrating the program’s first ever graduating class on June 26th at Downsview Park.
Mayfair is currently seeking a F/T Squash Professional at the Parkway location. As a Squash Professional at Mayfair Parkway you will have direct and indirect oversight of a variety of aspects of the Squash Program.
Mayfair Clubs is pleased to announce that the Lakeshore Squash Head Professional position has been awarded to Greg Hutner. We are excited to welcome Greg to our team effective July 3rd, 2018.
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Our final installment of the 2017-18 Black Knight Player of the Month features four athletes who finished the season by bringing national championships home to Ontario to cap off another amazing season by the province as a whole. Congratulations to Lorraine Tetreault, David Sly, Charlotte Orcutt and James Flynn for being some of the best talent Team Ontario has to offer.
It is our pleasure to introduce the following award recipients from the 2017-18 squash season:
Thanks to event and hole sponsors, prize and auction donations, participants and a few individual donations, an incredible $47,000 was raised!
Headwaters Racquet Club located in Orangeville, Ontario is a state-of-the-art fitness and racquets facility. With a growing squash community HRC is hiring for a part-time Assistant Squash Professional to assist in our growing squash program. The role would support the Head Squash Professional in facilitating junior programs, leagues, clinics, private lessons, and special events.
We’re going online with our 2018 Squash Ontario Charity Golf Classic auction! All proceeds will go directly to Squash Ontario’s important athlete development programs and junior squash in our province.
TEN X TORONTO is Toronto’s newest luxury sports club located at 107 Princes Blvd, in the heart of the Exhibition Grounds, just west of the downtown core. The club features 9 beautiful squash courts (7 singles, 2 doubles), 4 indoor tennis courts, a state of the art fitness centre including a gym outfitted exclusively with Technogym equipment, 4 studios, a rooftop pool, play centre and youth lounge, and multiple lounge spaces.
Squash Ontario is seeking gifts and donations for the 2018 Charity Golf Classic. We ask for your partnership in continuing to support these programs for the upcoming season as we usher in the next generation of squash players in our province.
Call for Nominations! The Barbara Cooper Award and Outstanding Achievement Awards will be presented at the Squash Ontario Annual General Meeting on June 15th at the Richmond Hill Golf Club. If you know any deserving individuals, please nominate them today!
As we put together this notice about Barb Cooper's retirement, she is currently celebrating her final work day with her Mayfair Lakeshore family after a long 35 years. It is difficult to summarize Barb's commitment to Squash Ontario, Lakeshore, and the squash community as a whole, but know that no one deserves a break more than she! Barb has promised to stay involved with the coaching programs through Squash Ontario and Squash Canada thankfully, and we wish her well with all of her future endeavours!
The Glencoe Club in Calgary, AB, played host to the 2018 Canadian Squash Championships this past week/weekend. While the event was far from home, a number of dedicated competitors packed their bags and made the trek to this high altitude city representing Ontario!
Rob Brooks and his Executive Squash team played host this past weekend to 22 high school squash teams for the annual Jim Mason Cup High School Challenge. Congratulations to Tecumseh Vista who secured the coveted Jim Mason Cup this year.
It’s with great pride and excitement we announce that the 11th Annual NASH Cup Professional Squash Tournament – running September 18-23 - will feature the largest women’s purse ever seen in Southwestern Ontario. It may also be the only PSA tournament globally where the women’s purse will be larger than the men’s.