High Performance 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 High Performance Program (HPP) 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 HPP also provides the foundation for the working relationship between athletes and US Squash.

The HPP provides direct financial support to the top U.S. athletes competing on the world stage for Team USA, along with coaching, training, and logistical support to allow these players to reach their full potential.

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 exclusively decided by PSA World Ranking, 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 nationalteams@ussquash.org.

U23 Summer Group Programming (College Players eligible, top juniors)

The Under 23 HPP Summer Program provides top U.S. players considering a future career in professional squash the opportunity to train at the Specter Center with current US Squash HPP athletes and coaching staff. Players will experience training at a professional level, under the guidance of Ganek Family US Squash Head National Coach Ong Beng Hee, and US Squash Director of Strength & Conditioning Brigita Roemer. Individual and group training will be supplemented by sessions giving an understanding of the resources provided to players through the US Squash HPP program, life on the professional tour, and what it takes to be a successful member of Team USA striving for our goal of “Always on the Podium”.

  • Dates: June 12 – July 28
  • Times: 9.30-11:00am & 2:00-4:00pm
  • Group on-court sessions with National Coaching Staff: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
  • Strength & Conditioning Brigita Roemer: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
  • PSA Closed Satellites to be announced depending on entries

Please click the link below to register:
https://clublocker.com/tournaments/14975/info

HPP Athletes

Athlete Ombuds

The Office of the Athlete Ombuds offers independent, confidential advice to elite athletes regarding their rights and responsibilities in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement, and assists athletes with a broad range of questions, disputes, complaints and concerns.

Phone:  719-866-5000
Email:  ombudsman@usathlete.org
Website: usathlete.org

 Athlete Ombuds Confidentiality and Privacy Policy:

(A) In general.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall maintain as confidential any information communicated or provided to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds in confidence in any matter involving the exercise of the official duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds. (B) Exception.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds may disclose information described in subparagraph (A) as necessary to resolve or mediate a dispute, with the permission of the parties involved.(C) Judicial and administrative proceedings.—(i) In general.—The ombudsman and the staff of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall not be compelled to testify or produce evidence in any judicial or administrative proceeding with respect to any matter involving the exercise of the duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.(ii) Work product.—Any memorandum, work product, notes, or case file of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds—(I) shall be confidential; and(II) shall not be—(aa) subject to discovery, subpoena, or any other means of legal compulsion; or (bb) admissible as evidence in a judicial or administrative proceeding. (D) Applicability.—The confidentiality requirements under this paragraph shall not apply to information relating to—(i) applicable federally mandated reporting requirements; (ii) a felony personally witnessed by a member of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds;(iii) a situation, communicated to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds, in which an individual is at imminent risk of serious harm; or (iv) a congressional subpoena.

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