US Squash has announced the dates for the Regional Squads program, an initiative aimed at supporting the development of junior players and creating pathways to representing Team USA.
Regular development squads will take place in a variety of regional locations in order to extend the reach of the National Team program and draw from the broadest base of talent. The program will increase access to the National Team experience regionally, and develop an elite player continuum from juniors, to college players, to professionals and adults.
Top ranked boys and girls in the under 13, 15, 17 and 19 divisions are eligible to apply to participate in the Regional Squads, with up to four players per region selected based on registered interest. Full selection criteria is available here, under the ‘Junior Squads’ tab.
Regional Squads currently scheduled include:
The New England Region – Boston, May 5th Sign up here
The Connecticut Regoin – Stamford, May 25th Sign up here
The New York Region – New York City, May 18th Sign up here
The Pennsylvania Region – Philadelphia, May 18th Sign up here
The West Coast Region – San Francisco, April 27 + 28th Sign up here
The Mid-Atlantic Region – Baltimore, May 4th Sign up here
The Great Lakes Region – TBD Sign up here
An elite coaching team has been brought on board in each region to ensure the most professional supervision and guidance for the squads.
The Regional Squads will also help prepare players for the Ontario-American Challenge taking place in August.