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Squash coach opening »

The Potomac School, located in McLean, VA, seeks a new head squash coach.  Below is a job description for the position.

Some of the nation's best squash coaches have coached at Potomac, including Wendy Lawrence, head squash coach at George Washington University, Mark Allen, head coach at the University of Virginia, and Mark Lewis, head coach at Middlebury College.

Head 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 [...Read More...]


WUSA-9 TV reports on squash at Episcopal High School »

You can view the video online here. [...Read More...]


NCS Fields Five Teams at 2015 U. S. Women’s Team Championship (Howe Cup) »

NCS Fields Five Teams at 2015 U. S. Women’s Team Championship (Howe Cup)

National Capital Squash sent five teams in four divisions to the 2015 Howe Cup, held at the Murr Center courts of Harvard University in Boston, MA. This was the largest ever Howe Cup, with more than 250 women from all over the country and Canada participating in the three-day event November 7-9.

A team

Left to right: Leslie Cameron, Chanel Erasmus, Maria Porras, Lindsay Wong, Casey Wong

The NCS A team featured Baltimore high school senior Casey Wong at #1, the only woman returning from the 2014 Howe Cup championship A team. Howe Cup newcomer Chanel Erasmus, a recent Trinity graduate, was recruited to play #2. Recent George Washington University graduate and Colombia native Maria Porras played in her first Howe Cup at #3. Casey’s older sister and new NCS member Lindsay Wong played #4, and rounding out the team at #5 and serving as captain was [...Read More...]


High School Team Scholarships Deadline January 4, 2016 »

National Capital Squash (NCS) is pleased to announce a scholarship program to encourage high school varsity or club teams to participate in the US SQUASH 2016 National High School Championships.

The High School Championships offers divisions for teams at all skill levels.  Even if your team has never played in a team tournament, you will be placed in a division that should provide good competition.

There are up to two scholarships for up to two teams.  Each scholarship would be for $1500 to pay for entry fees and a portion of other expenses.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

The school has not sent any team to any prior US SQUASH High School Championship.
At least two players on the team must have a US SQUASH junior ranking, which requires participation in at least three sanctioned tournaments in the prior 11 months.
A team must have at least seven players.  The players do not all have to be of high [...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...]


News

Copeland, Butterfield Receive Awards at Howe Cup Copeland, Butterfield Receive Awards at Howe Cup »

At the Saturday night party in conjunction with the 2015 Howe Cup, the Women’s Committee of US Squash presented two annual awards, both to National Capital Squash women. Congratulations to AJ [...]


National Capital Squash District Championships, Deadline Jan. 12 »

All National Capital Squash members (if you live in the Washington DC area and are a member of US Squash -- you are automatically a National Capital Squash member) are invited to participate in the [...]


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. [...]


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