Friends & Family Rhody Squash Tourney

We all enjoyed last weekend’s Friends & Family Squash Tournament at St George’s VS Cluny School Thank you to Representative Abney for helping to secure a $2,000 donation to Rhody Squash for our new ball machine  – we are already putting it to good use!

Posted in Events | Leave a comment


021914_lamaisondecoco-635-2“Flights & Fancy”

Truffle & Wine Pairing

Friday April 8th, 6-8 pm at Chateau and Bungalow, 108 William Street, Newport. RI

Tickets $40

la maison de coco


sponsors 2016

Posted in Events, Uncategorized | Leave a comment


group photoRhodysquash traveled by train to attend the 2016 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. Tickets for the tournament were sponsored by John Gobis for all RhodySquash Kids.  

ochshanna with egyption no1




Oceashann Wilson gets an autograph from World Ranked #10 Nouran Gohar (Egypt), who won her match 3-1 against Heba El Torky.  The Students enjoyed “Goodie” bags sponsored by Dunlop.

playing on court toc

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Welcome John Wilson – Squash Professional

DSC_0674John Wilson has played competitive squash for more than 30 years. In 2005, he was the Men’s 50+ Finalist in the US Squash Masters National Championships, losing to the Canadian national champion. He has held US Squash national rankings for many years in his age group and skill level and has been Rhode Island state champion in his age group many times.

He has 20 years of experience coaching and teaching squash, including 15 years as coach of Bryant University’s club squash team, which won the College Squash Association’s Hawthorne Cup in 2014 with victories over Fordham, the University of Southern California, and the University of California, Berkeley (9-0 in the finals). He has completed the coursework for US Squash’s Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching certificates.

Born in Seattle, Washington, John holds a BA in English from the University of Washington and an MA in English from Brown University and has worked for more than 20 years as a writer and editor for sailing magazines.

He is the owner of Newport Community Squash, in Newport, Rhode Island

DSC_0605 - Copy (2)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment




Our fundraiser was a Huge Success due to the amazing support from The friends of RhodySquash and all the Local Businesses that donated items to our raffle and Silent Auction.

Thank you Friends of RhodySquash:

Meredith Travers, Ken and Catherine Petrie, Stephanie Mosher, Caroline Richards, Gulia and William May, Tesa Van Munching, Meg Cobb, Kathy Wilson, Holly Patterson, Melissa Pattavina, Veronica Brown, Hillary Davidson

YMCA of Newport County, Mens hair, Jack Boyle, Helly Hansen, Resail’s, Anchor Bend Glass, La Maison De CoCo, The Apothacary, Wavelengths Salon, John Wilson, Rose Island Lighthouse, Chateau & Bungalow, Jennie Freiman, Corner Cafe’, The Ships Store, Neil Martin, Bellevue Barre/Pulse, Haarstick Jewelry, Sea Gear, The Power of Juice, Newport Community Squash, Narragansett Beer, Newport Vineyards, Sailing Yacht Adirondack, Cottage and Garden, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Sodexo at Salve Regina, Emily Fowler and of course Willy’s.

Parker Brown with his Raffle Prize donated by Margaret Connor of St George’s School.

parker won the regular show items

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment


Follow us on facebook:


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

RhodySquash Travels To New Haven Meet With SquashHaven

SquashHaven, our sister team in New Haven Connecticut, hosted RhodySquash on Saturday, 3/7/15 at the beautiful and impressive Brady Squash Center at Yale University, which serves as their home base.

RS SquashHaven Handshake  3:7:15

Teams are introduced by the traditional introductory handshake before every competition.

Each RhodySquash player competed in two games against their SquashHaven opponent. First year players Parker Brown, KatySerth and Marianna May bested their matches 3-0. Collin Cord worked hard to win a nail-biting 3-2 against his opponent, but fell short in his second game. Jonathan Tejada was player of the day, winning his match 3-0 with ease, by playing one of his best matches to date. Abi Mosher, Lily Furtado, Angie McCartney and Kayleigh Mosher won decidedly in 3 to 4 games. Sean Petrie, paired with two top SquashHaven players, was outmatched in both of his games. Frankie Underwood played her 3 matches on the day, victorious in 2 and succumbing to 1, in which exhaustion played a key.

RS@Yale 2:7:15

Team RhodySquash in the beautiful exhibition court at the Brady Squash Center.

Overall, RhodySquash 20, SquashHaven 4. All of the SquashHaven and RhodySquash players demonstrated admirable sportsmanship.

Thank you to our SquashHaven hosts… we hope to see you soon.


Posted in Tournaments | Leave a comment

RhodySquash Vacation Week Squash Clinic At Newport Community Squash


RhodySquash was officially closed for the school vacation week that began on President’s Day, February 16, 2015. Coach John Wilson of Newport Community Squash invited our students to a day long clinic on February 19th.





Executive Director and Coach Ann Guinan, whose kids were also on school break, brought them along to help with healthy-snack set-up, score-keeping, and team support.


The snow and freezing cold can’t keep us away from the courts. We had a great time and are getting ready to get back to our afterschool program when school starts next week.

Thanks Coach John!


Posted in Tournaments | Leave a comment

St. George’s School ♥♥♥ RhodySquash

XThe St. George’s School supports RhodySquash with space at the Hoopes Squash Center and further supports our program with academic, athletic and administrative volunteers. We were completely touched to learn that the St. George’s Community Service Team nominated RhodySquash to be this year’s recipient of their Valentine’s Day CandyGram Fundraiser.

Margaret Connors, Director of Community Service, worked tirelessly to coordinate the fundraiser with her enthusiastic team of candy wrappers. Delicious Dove chocolates were sold in bags of three and ten, just in time to share the treats with loved ones on Valentine’s Day. X-1X-2

Candy sales raised well over $1200. Thank you to everyone at St. George’s for showing RhodySquash all the love !

Happy Valentine’s Day ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥  everyone !

Posted in Community Service | Leave a comment

Save The Date: Newport Steamer Tournament

a602755cf7c1e53b7523417662f25f63_dp5tThe Newport Steamer is a world class squash tournament that attracts players from around the world. Based on great demand for participation, this summer the Steamer is offering tournament play during two weekends.

On July 10 -12, 2015, the Newport Junior Silver and Adult Open Tournament will be hosted as St. George’s School in the Hoopes Squash Center.

The following weekend, July 17-19, 2015, the Newport Junior Gold Tournament will be  hosted at St. George’s and the Portsmouth Abbey School.

RhodySquashers participate in the Steamer every summer, and this one promises as much excitement as we’ve had in previous years. A portion of the proceeds from the tournament support our organization. We hope you’ll join us whether it’s to play squash, or to see some great squash played!

Posted in Donor News, Tournaments | Leave a comment