All posts by K. C. Barnhill

May Challenger Blitz Tournament

Life Time Squash Atlanta, Georgia Saturday, May 29, 2021 9 AM – 4 PM Life Time Squash is excited to be hosting a May Challenger Blitz on Saturday, May 29. This is a fantastic opportunity for all types of players that are new to the sport to tournament players. Mark your calendar and sign up right now.
  • Level: Suitable for all levels of players that are new to the game up to tournament players. Levels are from total beginner 2.0 to 5.5 for men, women as well as junior levels.
  • Deadline: Closing date for Registration is Sunday, May 23, 2021.
  • Entry Fee: $60 covers … Continue Reading ››

SESRA February 2021 Meeting

Present on Zoom: Keith Clemens (President), Liz Rankin (Secretary), Julian Mohr (Treasurer), David Bridges, Mark Heather, Rob Wilkins, Visvajit de Alwis, Wayne Johnson, Hafeez Fazal, Hamilton Williams Keith began the meeting by stating that what Atlanta has done is pretty amazing. The pros in town and SESRA’s role has led to a great number of programs, as well as what pros have done with kids in community… Motion made by Keith for Visvajit to join the board. Motion was seconded, all ayes, approved. Keith thanked him for joining and told Visvajit he would discuss his role with him. Julian gave treasurer’s report. Keith … Continue Reading ››

Converting Courts to Classrooms at Atlanta Community Squash

Story provided by the US Squash Digital Drive Newsletter (February 16, 2021) Shortly after its grand opening in January 2020, Atlanta Community Squash (ACS)--which over a year ago was the first facility to join the US Squash Community Affiliate Network-- was forced to adapt during the pandemic to serve the squash community's health and academic well-being by implementing an innovative squash and learning pod structure to safely provide their members and students with a vital outlet. READ MORE

Academy of Learned Men vs. Atlanta High School Elite Juniors Dual Meet

On Sunday, February 7, 2021, the Atlanta Community Squash Center hosted the third annual dual meet between the Academy of Learned Men (and now women) versus Atlanta High School Elite Juniors. This event was born out of the idea that there is not enough local competition for the juniors (Westminster being the only school to currently have an organized team despite the large number of junior players in the Metro Atlanta community). It was styled as old school v. new school competition and played in a competitive but casual setting. More than twenty matches were played with masks, temperature checks … Continue Reading ››

A Message From SESRA Chairman, Keith Clemens

As Chair of the Southeastern Squash Rackets Association (SESRA), I want  to congratulate Alireza Sanaei on his recent Lifetime Fitness Johns Creek Junior Tournament. Thanks would be well deserved at anytime. But consider how much is shut down just now with the Covid problem. It has been said that courage is the first of the  seven virtues as it secures all others. Against this backdrop of uncertainty and anxiety, Ali and Lifetime have chosen to move forward. But make no mistake they have placed safety first. They started the reopening in July, and so good are their protocols that … Continue Reading ››

Scenes from Life Time Johns Creek Junior State

Photos from the Life Time Johns Creek Junior State recently held at Life Time Fitness are available now.