Deerfield Academy Squash Camp

Deerfield Academy

Deerfield, MA


Overview

Campers will play at Deerfield's Squash Center which houses 13 international state-of-the-art squash courts and five American courts. Deerfield Academy is known by all as one of the most luxurious boarding schools. There are large dorm rooms, ample recreation space between sessions to hang out with staff and campers. The food is delicious and grounds are pristine. Don't miss the opportunity.


About Our Coaches

Paul Assaiante

Head Squash Coach Paul Assaiante is entering his 20th year at Trinity College. Trinity's 252-game win streak, which spanned 13 undefeated seasons holds the records for the longest winning streak in history of intercollegiate varsity sports.

Coach Assaiante has also recently returned to international coaching as the US Squash Coach, leading the men to a best-ever finish at the World Championship in Paderborn, Germany in '11 and the U.S. Junior Team to a best ever 8th place finish in the 2012 World Championships in Qatar.

Assaiante’s professional athletic career was nothing short of spectacular. He was one-half of the U.S. national doubles championship duo in 1994 and captured the USSRA 50-and-over men’s squash title in 2004. Joining Assaiante will be members of the Trinity Squash Coaching Staff and Team.

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Vikram Malhotra

Four-time Bantam All-American Vikram Malhotra as assistant coach for the Trinity College men's and women's squash teams. Malhotra earned his bachelor's degree from Trinity in religion, and captained the Bantam men's squash team as a senior in 2011-12. His Trinity teams won four consecutive College Squash Association (CSA) National Championship titles, including the 2010-11 and 2011-12 crowns with Malhotra as the No. 1 player.

Malhotra, a five-time Junior National Champion in India, has coaching experience with the elite squad at the Chelsea Piers Squash Academy in New York. He has consistently competed globally at international tournaments over his career, and trained with some of the world's greatest squash coaches. Malhotra, a native of Mumbai, India, also plays for the Riverside Cricket team in the Connecticut Cricket League.

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Wendy Bartlett

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Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight Campers check in between 1:00-2:00pm on the first day. Day & Extended Day Campers check in at 2:00pm on the first day. Check out for everyone is at 12pm on the last day.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 10-18 of all ability levels.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; Extended Day Campers- Lunch and Dinner; Day Campers- Lunch Only

Evening Activities: After dinner, campers will enjoy more social activities including: movie night, ice cream socials, exhibition matches, recreational sports and workshops on recruiting, fitness, and leadership.


Reviews (5)

Camp Squash - Squash Camps Reviews Coach

We do our best as coaches to try and unlock and expose these kids full potential as squash players while still being able to have fun during these camps. They come out of camp with so much more knowledge of the sport! We help these athletes of all skill levels to reach an elite level of play. It’s rewarding as a coach when we are successful in that and we see the improvement day by day, play by play. I look forward to coaching another year at the International Squash Academy camp!

Camp Squash - Squash Camps Reviews Jenny M. - Camper

I had so much fun at the International Squash Academy camp! This was my first time at a sleep away camp and I was really nervous but the coaches made me feel right at home and comfortable. The coaches taught me so many new things that I will take with me and continue to practice! They really focused on our weaknesses and helped them turn into strengths. I can’t wait to go back and continue to learn more!

Camp Squash - Squash Camps Reviews Tony F. - Parent

I would highly recommend this camp to those parent who are looking for a camp that is going to push their children as athletes. Sending my daughter here has really helped her improve her squash skills and techniques. The coaches were excellent and they really know the game and what they are talking about. They also did a great job focusing on the sportsmanship of the athletes. Job well done to the coaches, thanks so much!

Camp Squash - Squash Camps Reviews Ally F. - Camper

I felt challenged at camp and appreciated the feedback from the coaches to help me get better. This will definitely help me as I am trying to make Varsity this season.

Camp Squash - Squash Camps Reviews Coach

It’s so great to see these kids improve their squash game at our camps. We really like to focus on the competitive play but at the same time have fun with it. Our goal is to make these players weaknesses turn into their strengths and it’s so rewarding when we’ve succeeded in doing so. It’s great to see so many kids passionate about the same sport as these coaches.

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