Resides New York City, NY
Club Greenwich Country Club / Chelsea Piers / Equinox
Birthdate December 12, 1990
Hometown New York City, NY
College Dartmouth College
National Titles 2
PSA Titles 5
Chris Hanson was coached at an early age by Rodney Eyles, formerly ranked PSA World #2 and 1997 World Open Champion. Rodney Martin, also formerly ranked PSA World #2 and 1991 World Open Champion, became Chris’ coach in 2006. Based in Greenwich, CT, Rodney is the founder of RMS, an advanced program for top squash players. Off the court, Chris was trained by Scott Schaeffer, D.C. C.S.C.S., who guided his physical development and helped him stay healthy during his junior and college career. While at Dartmouth, he was coached by Johann Wiens, former Germany champion and PSA World #8.
Chris graduated cum laude in 2013 from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Psychology. During his senior year, he had the honor of being presented with the Kenneth Archibald Prize, which is awarded to “the member of the graduating class of Dartmouth College who has been four years in attendance, who has been the best all-around athlete, regard also being given to moral worth and high standing in scholarship.” He finished his athletic career at Dartmouth as a 3-time First Team All American, 4-time First Team All-Ivy, 2-time CSA Scholar Athlete, and co-winner of the Skillman Award for sportsmanship in college squash. He shared this award with long-time friend, former Princeton squash player, and current pro squash player Todd Harrity.
Now a full-time professional on the PSA World Tour, Chris is based in the Greenwich/Westchester area, where he is working with Rod Martin in Greenwich and Harrison, NY. Additionally, he trains at Equinox at their E 61st and Printing House locations in New York City, and works with Greenwich Sports Medicine in Glenville, CT for body maintenance and treatment.
Amanda Sobhy returned to a career high ranking of world No. 5 following her PSA World Championship semifinal appearance, and Shahjahan Khan reached a career high ranking of world No. 48 in August’s world rankings. Sobhy had previously reached world No. 5 for the first time in April, but subsequently dropped to world No. 6 […]
Blatchford Clyne Lifts Second U.S. Women’s Championship Trophy; Harrity Ends Hanson’s Two-Year S.L. Green Reign
The 2019 U.S. Women’s Championship and S.L. Green U.S. Men’s Championship culminated with both top seeds prevailing in the finals as Olivia Blatchford Clyne earned her second national title, and Todd Harrity ended Chris Hanson’s two-year reign to win his third national title Saturday night, March 30, at Squash on Fire in Washington, DC. The […]
Sabrina Sobhy Reaches First National Singles Final in Five Years; Harrity and Hanson Set up S.L. Green Final
Watch the 2019 S.L. Green U.S. Men’s Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship finals at 5:40pm on ussquash.com/live.
Team USA’s Todd Harrity and Chris Hanson recorded first-round victories in Detroit.
Two-time S.L. Green U.S. Men’s Champion Chris Hanson notched his fifth career PSA title this weekend–the $11,000 Securian Open at the Commodore Squash Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. The world No. 66 didn’t drop a game on his way to the title, fulfilling his top seeding in the draw that included three other Americans–Chris Gordon, […]
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Chris Hanson defeated U.S. teammate Todd Harrity in the $15,000 CAC Open final.
U.S. champion Chris Hanson won his second $5,000 PSA title of the season in Canada.
Chris Hanson defeated Andrew Douglas in a repeat of the 2017 S.L. Green U.S. Men’s Championship final.
US Squash Elite Athlete Program players Amanda Sobhy and Chris Hanson both rose more than ten places in March’s world rankings.