SquashSmarts mentors Philadelphia youth using squash and academics. There’s no expensive membership or private school-priced tuition to join, only those who need an opportunity.
James Asher, the head squash pro at the Philadelphia Racquet Club, is only 30 years old, but the physicality of the game has led him to retire from playing and turn to coaching.
Lane has led Penn to a No.1 national ranking and its first Ivy League title since 1969, but the game, he said, needs to become more diverse and accessible.
An initial injury diagnosis became a painful, three-year journey for the senior.
There’s an intense mental part of the sport that the squad overcame to achieve national recognition.
The University sport club has still been able to find walls and gyms during a challenging year. Story by Sam Cohn
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