All posts by K. C. Barnhill

2021 Life Time Johns Creek Open

Life Time Johns Creek Johns Creek, Georgia July 9-11, 2021 Event and Pricing Information Coming Soon Life Time Johns Creek will be hosting the Inaugural Johns Creek Open on July 9-11, 2021. The event starts with an amateur tournament on the evening of  Friday, July 9 and the tournament will continue until the evening of July 11. On the morning of Sunday, July 11, Paul Coll and Miguel Angel Rodriguez will conduct a camp and practice and play with interested players. More information coming soon. The event will finish with the Georgia match of the year between the Squash Superman (Paul Coll) and Squash Cannonball (Miguel … Continue Reading ››

Georgia Silver Open

Life Time Johns Creek Johns Creek, Georgia Saturday, June 12 - Sunday, June 13, 2021 Life Time Johns Creek is hosting a SILVER US Squash sanctioned tournament, Georgia Silver Open, in all junior age categories from under 11 to under 19 both girls and boys on Saturday, June 12 – Sunday, June 13, 2021. The tournament will have national ranking points for all participants to gain a national ranking or improve it if they already have one.
  • Entry Deadline and Fees:
    • Regular Tournament Entry is until May 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM: $110
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Summer Break Junior Squash Camp

Life Time Johns Creek Monday, June 7 – Thursday, June 10, 2021 or Monday, July 12 - Thursday, July 15, 2021 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Levels: Absolute Beginners to Advanced Fee: $300 for each weekly camp (10% Discount when you sign up for both weeks) Includes: Squash Lessons, Matches, and Fun Activities Summer break is approaching and the kids will be out of school for almost more than 10 weeks. So, let’s plan ahead to make the best use of this vacation with a lot of squash and fun with the Junior Squash Camps at Life Time Johns Creek. Life Time Johns Creek will be running … Continue Reading ››

The 2021 Atlanta Open

Life Time Squash Sandy Springs, Georgia Friday, June 4 - Sunday, June 6, 2021 Join Life Time Squash for the 23rd Atlanta Squash Open that features both PSA and Amateur divisions. It's been a long road back from Covid and it's time to return to competition. All participants of the amateur draw will receive a Dunlop racquet worth up to $179, event shirt, food and drinks, viewing of PSA Pro matches.
  • Entry Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021
  • Entry Fee: $140 includes a Dunlop Racket worth $179, Tournament shirt, food and drinks all weekend, viewing of pro games, and Saturday night party.
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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.
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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 ››