What is SQUASH?

What is Squash?

  • Squash is the healthiest racket sport for physical fitness, approximately 20 million people play squash globally in over 185 countries.

  • Squash is an indoor racket sport  played with a ‘squashable’ ball.  Played by two players, the objective of the game is to hit the ball so your opponent cannot make a return!

  • US Squash is the National Governing Body for the Sport in the USA and they provide an infrastructure for the sport, including a comprehensive competitive tour for junior players.  

  • The College Squash Association (CSA) oversees men’s and women’s intercollegiate varsity squash. There are 34 varsity Men’s teams, 32 varsity Women’s teams, and 45 additional club teams. The colleges and universities where squash is offered as a sport are among the top institutions around the country, including all Ivy League schools. For a list of colleges that support squash at the varsity level, click here.

  • The Professional Squash Association (PSA) runs the professional tour.  Similar to the ATP and WTA for tennis they run over 200 tournaments annually around the world with over 800 players from all the 5 continents and over 60 countries represented in the rankings.  This short YouTube clip gives you some perspective on the world wide game.

 

Why Play SQUASH?

  • Squash promotes physical and mental health. Players learn sportsmanship, integrity and fair-play within a strong and supportive community.

 

Who Plays SQUASH?

  • Over 1.4 million Americans play squash and 20 million people worldwide regularly play in over 185 countries!  College squash boasts 34 varsity Men’s teams, 32 varsity Women’s teams, and 45 additional club teams.

How do I get involved?

  • Contact our SQUASHTIGERS Director - Paul Frank, at paul@squashtigers.com or call him directly on (609) 906 4271 to jump start your entry to the program and answer any questions!