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Join us for Super Saturday Under the Lights

Kick off the start of the new school year and celebrate Shipley’s 125th anniversary! With carnival games for kids, a free community barbeque, live music featuring Shipley students and colleagues, athletic teams in action, a DJ, and food trucks, it’s a party you won’t want to miss. 
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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.

Meet the Team

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  • Chris Lengthorn 

    Director of Squash
    Ext. 4677
    Bio

Announcements

  • 2018/19 Fall Squash Program Launched

    The Shipley squash academy is happy to announce its 2018/19 squash academy clinics. These clinics will run from 4th September through until the 10th November.
    Please register or contact our Squash Director, Chris Lengthorn to find out which clinic is most appropriate for you.

2018 Fall Clinics

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  • Elementary Clinic- Fall

    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:        Sept 4th – Nov 10th
    Times:       Wednesdays – 5:15 – 6:00 pm
                       Saturdays - 9:00 - 9:45 am
    Where:       Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
    Cost:          $450 (10-week course)
    Contact:    Chris Lengthorn, clengthorn@shipleyschool.org
    Criteria:     Must be 5-10 years old. No prior knowledge of squash needed.
  • Beginner Clinic- Fall

    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:        Sept 4th – Nov 10th
    Times:       Tuesdays and Thursdays – 5:00 – 6:15 pm
    Saturdays - 10:00 - 11:30 am
    Where:       Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
    Cost:          $600 (12-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.
  • Intermediate Clinic- Fall

    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:        Sept 4th – Nov 10th
    Times:       Mondays and Wednesdays - 6:00 - 7:15 pm
    Saturdays - 10:00 - 11:30am
    Where:       Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
    Cost:          $600 (10-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.
  • Advanced Clinic- Fall

    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:        Sept 4th – Nov 10th  
    Times:       Tuesdays and Thursdays - 6:30 - 7:45 pm
    Saturdays - 10:00 - 11:30am
    Where:       Shipley Squash Center, 825 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr
    Cost:          $600 (10-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. 
  • Women's Morning Clinic Fall

    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.

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814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
T: 610-525-4300 F: 610-525-5082
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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.