(l-r): Katline Couwels, Niki Clement, Amy Gross and Jenny Duncalf
The fourth annual Women in Sport Day took place during the 2017 United States Open at Drexel.
The day began with a special lunchtime panel discussion at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Moderated by Katline Couwels (the director of MSquash), the panelists included Niki Clement (head men’s and women’s coach at Haverford College), Jenny Duncalf (world No.30 and PSA women’s president) and Amy Gross (former Team USA member and performance coach).
The second day of second round play at Drexel will see the quarter-final lineups finalised …
Jeanie Shanahan was honored at SquashSmarts VIP Night at the United States Open tonight with the 2017 SquashSmarts Distinguished Service Award.
The executive assistant and officer manager at Philadelphia’s urban squash program, Shanahan joined the staff in July 2007. She had previously worked for a half dozen years at US Squash as an office manager; her older sister, Anne Farrell, was a US Squash staff member for twenty-six years.
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Three directors of films in the 2017 U.S. Open Squash Film Festival gathered at Drexel: (l-r) Mark Nolan (Blood, Sweat & Squash), Beth Rasin (Keep Eye on Ball) and Mark Funk (Behind the Glass).
The 2017 U.S. Open Squash Film Festival was a highlight of the fourth day of the tournament. The world’s first festival devoted solely to feature-length documentary films about squash, the festival was presented in partnership with Drexel University, The films were shown in the screening room at Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s URBN Center Annex.
Laurent Elriani was honored tonight with the United States Olympic Committee National Coach of the Year Award. Dent Wilkens, the senior vice president of operations at US Squash, presented Elriani with the award on the ASB GlassCourt at the 2017 United States Open.
While the world’s best squash players competed on the glass court this past weekend, two hundred and eighty-eight U.S. juniors participated in the Arlen Specter Pennsylvania JCT.
Just before the Sunday evening matches on the glass show court, forty-six of the nearly three hundred 2016-2017 US Squash Scholar Athlete Award recipients were recognized before hundreds of squash fans at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Many of the scholar athletes on hand were in Philadelphia putting … Continue Reading ››