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Gonzaga High School in search of a Head Squash Coach »

Gonzaga High School, an all boys private school in Washington DC,  is in search of a Varsity Squash Coach. The program is going into its 12th year as a Varsity Sport. The team practices and plays at The Results Gym on Capital Hill. Interested candidates can send resume and cover letter to Gonzaga Athletic Director, Joe Reyda, at jreyda@gonzaga.org. [...Read More...]


Potomac School Seeks Head Varsity Squash Coach »

The Potomac School, a K-12 coed day school located on a 90-acre campus in McLean, VA (three miles from Washington DC) is seeking qualified candidates with prior successful coaching experience at the high school level or above to serve as head squash coach. Required characteristics and skills include effective communication with students, parents, administrators, faculty, and the community; ability to educate and motivate students and help them build character; willingness to lead by example through a high level of organization and effort; and experience in building an athletic program that is successful and respected in the community.


A minimum of three years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree are required. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Cas Blanchard, Director of Girls Athletics, at [...Read More...]


NCS Women “A” Team Wins Howe Cup for the Third Time in Seven Years »

NCS Women “A” Team Wins Howe Cup for the Third Time in Seven Years

The 81stannual U.S. Women’s Team Championship, also known as the Howe Cup, was held the weekend of November 14-16 at the McArthur Squash Center at Boar’s Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, VA. Over 150 women competing in 5-woman teams in the singles divisions A, B, C, and D. The A team, organized by NCS member AJ Copeland, included former Results pro Larissa Stephenson (who now lives in Houston), NCS junior Isabel Young, Baltimore junior Casey Wong, and two “orphan” recruits, Alli Rubin from Boston and Mei Lin Ong from California. The team was dubbed the “Four Corners”, reflecting the geographic diversity of its members. The Four Corners team beat out three other strong A teams in a  round robin format to win the Howe Cup for NCS. The team’s first match against Boston was split 2-2 and came down to a nail-biter contest between captain and #1 player Larissa and her Boston opponent and close friend Fernanda Rocha; Larissa won in 5 games. With Larissa nursing a groin [...Read More...]


National hardball season kicks off in DC — Omar Sobhy captures Cardinal title »

Report by Tefft Smith

The US Squash Hardball Singles season got off to a GREAT start at the 12th Annual Cardinal in D.C. the weekend of November 8.  There was a significant new hardball entry -- Sabrina Sobhy -- the reigning US Squash Women’s National Champion! So now, hardballers can count both the US Squash Men’s and Women’s National Champions as hardball enthusiasts and promoters of hardball singles play, as both GREAT fun and an enhancement to soft ball performance. 

Sabrina rapidly and progressively evolved as a hardballer.  She defeated several hardball veterans before falling to her brother, 23 year old Omar Sobhy, the Pro at the Metropolitan Club, a highly ranked 6.0 softballer.

This year’s opening hardball singles tournament was played on the Met’s magnificent glass back walled, traditional hardball court.  Omar’s and Sabrina’s match came in the semi-finals.  Not surprisingly, it attracted quite a crowd. 18 year [...Read More...]


University Club, SportsClub/LA + Regency combined teams each take two titles in winter league play »

In the Premiere Division, Northern Aggression dropped just one individual match in the 2014 playoffs, and beat the finalist Shamrock Rovers (Results, The Gym) 3-1 to win the title.  The starting four players of the winning team in the finals were: Syed Kukhari, Dan Petri, Lekgotla Mosope and Cameron Bahadori.


In Division 2, a combined team from Sports Club/LA and Regency Sport & Health edged Chevy Chase Athletic Club by a 2-1 score in the playoff finals.  Ben Smith, Fabien Sarrran and Cameron Bahadori started for the champions.


Another combined team from Sports Club/LA and Regency Sport & Health won Division 3, defeating the University of Maryland team 4-0 in the final of the playoffs.  Tim Bandel, Tyler Stilwell, Peter Gallagher and Abir Ray started for the division winners.  Abir served as captain for the winning teams in the top three divisions and also serves as VP for League for National [...Read More...]


News

Howe Cup Women’s Team Championship (All Skill Levels) »

National Capital Squash is fielding women's teams to play in this event.  Teams are available for all skill levels!  Learn more here. [...]


Regional Tournaments List »

National Capital Squash has created a page that lists all the adult tournaments in the Mid-Atlantic region.  The page also has links to each tournament's entry form and information page.  Click [...]


Updates for NCS Website, Facebook, and Twitter »

NCS has been making updates to this website that include layout improvements for increased usability, better functionality for the calendar of events, and also full integration with Facebook and [...]


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