John 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