After wrapping up the Squash Canada Men’s Team Trials in Montreal this past weekend, the squad set to represent Canada at the 2017 Men’s World Team Championships in Marseille, France, has been confirmed. Nick Sachvie, Andrew Schnell, Shawn De Lierre, and Mike McCue will don the red and white when they hit the courts in France, November 26 to December 3.
From the Aquarena Squash Club in St. John’s, Newfoundland to the Nanaimo Squash Club in Nanaimo, British Columbia and as far north as the Inuvik Squash Club in Inuvik Northwest Territories, people were playing squash on September 30th.
Last season Squash Ontario launched an ambitious initiative to grow the sport of squash in our province in the form of the "Project 10k Membership Drive" or "P10K". The goal is to dramatically increase the number of individual members of the association from 1100 in 2015 to 10,000 by 2020, obtaining a more realistic representation of squash activity in Ontario. Why is this so important?
Squash Ontario has a long tradition of graduating our top juniors into some of the best College and University programs in the world and this year's cohort is no different. Please join us in congratulating and wishing good luck to the Squash Ontario Class of 2022.
Squash Ontario is pleased to announce the continued support by Harrow Sports for the 2017-18 squash season as the title sponsor for both the Jesters Harrow Silver Junior Circuit and the Jesters Harrow Grand Prix Junior Circuit.
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.