Long overdue, the Canadian Independent Schools Girls Squash League was launched this past Wednesday, kicking off the Squash Ontario school squash season. With special thanks to Sasha Vojnov at Trinity College School as well as historic programs at Ridley and Appleby, Squash Ontario partnered with the CIS to host the first ever all-girls invitational event at the Toronto Cricket Club.
Squash Ontario is pleased to welcome McWIL Canada to the Provincial squash family as the Official Court Contractor, and to make the experience and expertise of McWIL accessible to Squash Ontario member clubs.
Year after year, the dynamic duo of the Executive Squash & Fitness team, led by Rob Brooks, and tournament sponsor BMO Nesbitt Burns, represented by John Sekhar, put on a seamless Ontario Junior Closed which is the first junior championship event of the squash year.
On behalf of tournament chair Diane Naughton, title sponsor Geotab (Neil Cawse),Cedar Springs, and tournament referee Tom Nederpal, we are thrilled to announce our brand new provincial doubles champions from the 2018 Geotab Ontario Doubles Championships.
The 2018-19 is well underway with increased participation and a high level of play across the province. With thanks to Official Rankings Sponsor Black Knight, Squash Ontario would like to take this opportunity to recognize the best performances in September/October to star the season. Congratulations to Nicole Garon (Brantford Movati), Walter Bentley (ORC), Amal Izhar (ORC) and Josh Kay (Badminton and Racquet Club) for being the 2018-19’s first recipients of the Black Knight Player of the Month award.
Has squash impacted you and/or your friends and families lives positively? Is it more than just the sport to you, but also a truly amazing community of athletes, coaches, officials, parents and volunteers? We at Squash Ontario checked both boxes and more as we are excited to launch our 2018-19 fundraising campaign that will help to continue to grow our sport and develop Ontario athletes.
The Ontario Closed Championships is one of Squash Ontario’s largest provincial championship events of the year and this weekend was no different. Congratulations to all champions, finalists, and third place finishers for their hard fought matches this weekend!
Squash Ontario is pleased to introduce Endeavour Sports Performance and Rehabilitation as the Official Therapy Providers for Squash Ontario, as well as our brand new member benefit! Endeavour Rehab is one of Toronto’s leading sports medicine and rehab clinics. With their team of elite physiotherapists, personal trainers and massage therapists, Endeavour is equipped to provide a high quality of care to its patients, especially those looking to recover from a sports injury.
The Queen’s Athletic Recreation Center and the Kingston-Garrison Squash Club were filled with energy as 22 university teams from across Ontario and Quebec competed in the first crossover event of the 2018 – 2019 Jesters University League season. The event is the first of the season for teams to see how they stack up against others outside of their own geographic divisions.
Eight of the top junior programs descended on Mayfair Lakeshore last weekend to see who is the club to beat in the inaugural Roundtable Capital Cup U15 Team Club Champs. The event was the brainchild of long time Squash Ontario supporter Peter McCarthy and his team at Roundtable Capital in order to build teamwork and camaraderie in a fun intercollegiate style format.