Elite Athlete Program

As we strive to join and lead the best in the squash world, US Squash’s programs continue to evolve to meet the incredible challenge and opportunity the U.S. has.

The EAP supports elite athletes in their goals to reach their full potential as competitors and achieve their highest world ranking. It provides meaningful assistance, allowing players to succeed in both training and competition. The EAP also provides the foundation for the working relationship between athletes and US Squash.

Elements of the EAP includes: Base salary, Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, Reimbursement for squash related expenses, including but not limited to: Coaching, Strength and conditioning, Sport Psychology, Nutritionist, Travel costs, Accommodation, Membership, Team USA bonus potential, Fundraising support, Competition schedule management and travel logistics support

There are five levels of EAP support. The chart below outlines the maximum amount of funding available per level:

Rank W Rank M Amount Per
Level 5 65-75 130-150        7,500
Level 4 50-64 100-129     15,000
Level 3 30-49 50-99     25,000
Level 2 15-29 30-50     35,000
Level 1 <14 <30     40,000

To be eligible for the program, Athletes must be U.S. citizens and meet the minimum PSA ranking level, reset annually for men and women.

Funding is not decided by PSA World Ranking solely, other factors to be considered are: Number of years on tour, Current ranking, Ranking trend (one, three, five years), Wildcard opportunities, Actual position in the U.S., Team USA participation, Future potential/representing Team USA at the junior level, Level of commitment, Conduct, Achievement of goals, Injury

For more information please contact Director of National Teams Adam Hamill at adam.hamill@ussquash.com or The Ganek Family US Squash Head National Coach Paul Assaiante at paul.assaiante@ussquash.com.

EAP Athletes

Todd Harrity

Resides Wayne, PA and Bristol, U.K. Club Merion Cricket Club Birthdate September 16, 1990 Hometown Bryn Mawr, PA College Princeton University National Titles 3 PSA Titles 3 Racquet UNSQUASHABLE Coach  ...

Amanda Sobhy

Resides Boston, MA Club University Club of Boston Birthdate June 29, 1993 Hometown Sea Cliff, NY College Harvard University National Titles 4 PSA Titles 17 Racquet Head Coach Thiery Lincou  @itssobhytime   asobhy93   AmandaSobhySquash   amandasobhy.com Amanda...

Olivia Fiechter

Resides New York, NY Club Princeton Club of New York Birthdate September 15, 1995 Hometown Germantown, PA College Princeton University National Titles 8 PSA Titles 0 Racquet HEAD Coach Peter Nicol ...

Chris Gordon

Resides Queens, NY Club CityView Birthdate July 17, 1986 Hometown New York, NY National Titles 1 PSA Titles 4 Racquet Tecnifibre Coach Richard Chin  @gordosquash   gordosquash   www.gordosquash.com An experienced member of the PSA...

Haley Mendez

Resides Brooklyn, New York & Cheltenham, England Club Heights Casino & East Glos Birthdate August 16th 1993 Hometown New York, NY College Harvard University National Titles 4 PSA Titles...

Olivia Blatchford Clyne

Resides Wilton, Connecticut Club Chelsea Piers Connecticut Birthdate January 23,1993 Hometown Brooklyn, NY National Titles 2 PSA Titles 7 Racquet Tecnifibre Coach  @LivBlatch   oliviaeve_b   livsquash.com Olivia Blatchford Clyne first rose to prominence at...

Chris Hanson

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...

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