The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop players skill level from beginner to elite juniors, and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and we will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.

The Shipley Squash Academy has an athlete-focused approach where we create specific, individualized programs and training routines for each player to improve. We believe in not only working on players weakness but also in developing strengths into super strengths. The academy offers individual lessons, clinics for juniors and adults, match play squads, US Squash sanctioned tournaments, holiday camps and an extensive summer camp program. Our squash academy is all inclusive and strives to provide an opportunity for players to go from grassroots to greatness on and off the court!

Program Overview

  • 5 International singles squash courts.
  • US Squash, club locker scoring system with iPads and score monitors above each court.
  • A coaching team with over 50 years experience, ranging from expertise in mini squash to developing world-class athletes.
  • A squash venue for sanctioned US Squash tournaments
  • A fully comprehensive squash program encompassing clinics and lessons to take juniors from grassroots to greatness.
  • A school program with a top 10 national finish for the MS Boys and Girls and top 16 finish for the boy’s high school and top 30 national finish for the girl's high school.

Announcements

  • Extra Summer Camps added!!!

    Due to high demand for summer camps, the Shipley Squash Academy has added an extra week. The newly added Beginners Squash Camp will take place between July 15-20 from 10:00-3:00pm each day. For more information or to register please visit our camps and clinics page- https://www.shipleyschool.org/page/student-life/camps/squash-camp
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  • Summer Camps- Now Open for online registration!

    The Shipley Squash Academy are happy to announce the 2019 Summer Camp schedule. Please visit our Camps and Clinics page to register your child.
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Meet the Team

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  • Chris Lengthorn 

    Director of Squash
    Phone/Extension: 4677
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2019 Spring Clinics

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  • Intermediate - Spring

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.
     
    Intermediate clinics teach the basics of squash. Each week the coaches will focus on a variety of shots to help grasp the basics of this fun and exciting game. They will teach children the fundamentals of the swing, explain the basic concepts and tactics of the sport, and get them ready to compete in squash tournaments.
     
    Dates: March 4th – May 26th (1 week break for spring- 25th-31st March)
     
    Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 5:00 - 6:15 pm
     
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
     
    Cost: $660 (11-week course)
     
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
     
    Criteria: Must be 10-18 years old. No prior knowledge of squash needed but an athletic nature desired.
  • Women’s Squash Morning

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from beginner to elite juniors, and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.

    Join us for a fun and social Women’s squash morning, where you can learn the basic principles of the sport and receive expert advice and instruction. It’s the perfect way to exercise, have fun, and learn a new skill.

    Dates: Tuesdays – 9:30-10:30 am
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 829 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
    Cost: $20 Per Drop-in Session.
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org

    Criteria- Beginner to advanced. No prior knowledge of squash is needed.

    No registration, equipment, or previous experience needed, just turn up and get started.
  • Beginner Clinics - Spring

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.
     
    The Beginner clinic teaches the basics of squash. Each week the coaches will focus on a variety of shots to help grasp the basics of this fun and exciting game. They will teach children the fundamentals of the swing, explain the basic concepts and tactics of the sport, and get them ready to compete in squash tournaments.
     
    Dates: March 4th – May 26th 2019 (1 week break for spring- 25th-31st March)
     
    Times: Mondays and Wednesdays – 4:30 – 5:45pm
     
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
     
    Cost: $660 (11-week course)
     
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
     
    Criteria: Must be 6-12 years old. No prior knowledge of squash needed but an
    athletic nature desired.
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  • Elementary Clinics - Spring

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.
     
    Our Elementary sessions are a great first introduction for kids wanting to learn a lifelong sport! The coaches will teach the fundamentals of the game in a fun and creative way. Make friends, exercise, and learn a fun, new sport!
     
    Dates: March 4th- May 26th 2019 (1 week break for spring- 25th-31st March)
     
    Times: Wednesdays- 3:30-4:15pm
    Saturdays - 9:00-9:45am
     
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
     
    Cost: $450 (11-week course)
     
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
     
    Criteria: Must be 5-10 years old. No prior knowledge of squash needed.
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  • Advanced Clinics - Spring

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully
    comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from
    beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating
    champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals
    and maximize your full potential.
     
    The Advanced clinics are for squash players looking to take their skills,
    mindset, physical strengths and overall skill to the next level. In these clinics,
    we focus on advanced technical understanding with emotional and
    psychological coaching. We incorporate these principals into a physically
    hard work ethic, which is then applied to the advanced tactical side of
    squash.
     
    Dates: March 4th- 26th May 2019 (1-week break for spring- 25th-31st March)
     
    Times: Mondays and Wednesday’s - 6:00 - 7:15 pm
     
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
     
    Cost: $660 (11-week course)
     
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
     
    Criteria: Must be 10-19 years old. Must be playing and competing either in
    school squash or US-sanctioned squash events.
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  • Elite Clinics - Spring

    The Shipley Squash Academy, based out of The Shipley School, is a fully comprehensive squash program designed to develop skill level from beginner to elite juniors and advanced adults. We believe in creating champions on and off the court and will strive to help you reach your goals and maximize your full potential.
     
    The Elite clinic is designed for the top squash players in America, where they can take advanced coaching on techniques, emotional and mental preparation during tournaments and squash specific conditioning. This clinic is by invite only!
     
    Dates: March 4th – May 26th 2019 (1-week break for spring- 25th-31st March)
     
    Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 6:30 – 7:45pm
     
    Where: Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
     
    Cost: $660 (11-week course)
     
    Contact: Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
     
    Criteria: Must be at a US Squash GOLD level and above and have been invited by our Squash Director
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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.