Two players from the Toronto area are featured on the Squash Site news reel - George Jarosz, the regular squash player at 96 years of age and his daughter Renka Gesing, an avid singles and doubles player from Mayfair Parkway.
Over the past couple weeks many of Ontario’s best players traveled overseas to compete in some of Europe’s most prestigious tournaments. Tournaments include the Cologne Junior Cup, the Dutch Junior Open, and the Maccabiah Games.
Are there any kids out there searching for something to do this summer? Don't forget about the many squash camps around the province! Most squash facilities have camp programs so make sure to checkout your local squash club website or contact them directly.
Squash Canada has announced the team of four Junior Women and one Junior Man who will represent Canada at the 2017 WSF World Junior Squash Championships, held in Tauranga, New Zealand from the July 19-29. Congrats to Nicole Kendall and Charlotte Orcutt who will represent Canada!
The final installment of the Black Knight Player of Month program saw the very best saved for last from Squash Ontario athletes. We are proud to introduce the final 2016-17 BK Players of the Month as Stephanie Hewitt, Scott Dulmage, Salma Mounir, and Nikhil Ismail.
Squash Moncton is looking for a seasoned Club Professional who will offer top notch service to their existing members, will serve as an ambassador as they continue to add new members and will fit in with the culture of inclusion and respect in the casual and social atmosphere.
This past Friday and Saturday, Squash Ontario held the 2017 Jim Mason Cup High School Championships at Executive Squash and Fitness. This year saw a record of 16 schools and 145 players competing for the coveted trophy.
Dave Cooper, University of Toronto Women's Team Head Coach was honoured with a 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award from Squash Ontario and his recognition was circulated around the University! Read full story.
The Jesters Harrow Junior Silver Championships took place April 8-9 at the Executive Squash & Fitness Club. Athletes swarmed in from all over the province to participate in one of the last junior events of the season!
It was an emotional weekend during the Robert Harder Risk Consulting Ontario Junior Open at White Oaks. Every year the Ontario Junior Open brings the top juniors in the province together for their final provincial competition of the season. At the same time, outstanding individuals are recognized for their contributions to the sport and community, for it is these people who continue to make squash thrive.
This year the BDO T&D Men’s Squash League held their winter finals on March 29th at the Mayfair Lakeshore Club. This was a great evening of squash competition with five divisions playing for the championship of their league.
January and February was an extremely busy stretch in the province and witnessed many impressive results across all ages and levels. On behalf of Black Knight, Squash Ontario is pleased to award Samantha Cornett, Bruce Marrison, Keira Hickox and George Crowne as this period's Players of the Month.
With the wrap up of the Jesters University League Finals this past weekend, University of Toronto student Evelyn Moorhouse was named athlete of the week! Fourth-year veteran Evelyn Moorhouse led the Varsity Blues women's squash team to a silver-medal finish at the Jesters Championships.
University Squash in Ontario continues to be one of the fastest growing demographics with a record 21 teams taking part in the 2016-17 Jesters University League season.The finals were held on March 18th at the University of Toronto and the RCYC.
Pickering Recreation Centre's homegrown Chris Hanebury has relocated to the West Coast, but his Serious Squash brand is making it's way back to Ontario. Branded gear, blog articles, and videos, find a much of Chris' shared knowledge at www.serioussquash.com.