At Hotchkiss, we are committed and passionate about our work on and off the court. We foster an environment where players thrive at every level. Whether you are a junior tournament player or picking up a squash racquet for the first time, we have a program that is appropriate, challenging, and rewarding for you at Hotchkiss.
U.S. Nationals, Division II, Third Place in 2020
U.S. Nationals, Division II, Second Place in 2019 NEISA Girls Class B Champions in 2020
NEISA Girls A Tournament, Sixth Place in 2019
Nishad Das Team Sportsmanship Award in 2019 & 2020
Founders League Champions in 2016 & 2017
The girls squash has a successful track record with excellent showings in the Founders League, U.S. Nationals and the New England tournaments. We play as a team, and every spot contributes. We train hard on and off the court and have a lot of fun in the process!
We have team members from all over the world and from different squash training backgrounds. We are unified in our team commitment and desire to improve. The league has honored the team for two years running with the Sportmanship Award.
In 2020, the Hotchkiss Girls Varsity Squash Team closed out the year with a Third Place finish in the U.S. Nationals and won the Class B New England Championships.
The Girls Varsity Squash Team graduates its players to many wonderful college programs including Dartmouth, Princeton, Virginia, Middlebury, Cornell and Bates.
Each year, we look to build on our previous season's successes, and we are eager and excited to speak with you about your interest in Hotchkiss Squash. We are always looking for more players to join our team and share our enthusiasm.
Within our 212,000 square foot Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Athletic Center we have eight international squash courts with a large viewing area. The facility also boasts a fully staffed training room, a fitness center, and numerous locker rooms and team rooms.
Squash Program Director Bobby Burns '08 Phone: 860-435-3287 Send email
An alum himself, Coach Burns '08 rejoins Hotchkiss from New York City where he coached squash at the Heights Casino and the Racquet & Tennis Club. During this time, he also competed on the SDA Pro Tour, reaching a career high U.S. ranking of #2 and a world ranking of #17. Prior to becoming a professional, he attended Bates College where he captained the squash team and earned a B.A. in English. Coach Burns grew up in Greenwich CT, and spends most his free time hiking with his wife Becky and pup Huckleberry.
Head Coach Maja Clark Phone: 860-435-3287 Send email
Coach Clark played high school squash at Deerfield Academy, where as a senior captain she helped lead her team to a New England Championship. She then went on to play squash at Harvard University. Coach Clark brings her enthusiasm and experience to Hotchkiss and is committed to fostering a program that is challenging and rewarding for her players.