LESSONS: THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE FAST
For players of all levels we have coaches available every day of the week for lessons in both a private or group setting. These are perfect environment to work on the technical, tactical, and physical aspects of your game!

CLINICS & COURSES

ūüŹÜ Your champion in the making will master the basics of squash, have fun, and make new friends! If you have any questions, please contact manager@squashonfire.com to learn more. Every player needs to have their own Squash On Fire minor account in our system. If you need to create an account for your child, the first step is to complete the form accessible by clicking here. See our full list of offerings below.
Little Juniors

Start off strong by learning the ABC’s of squash, including holding the racquet, swing technique, and basic shots (for K to 2nd¬†graders).

Saturday 7/20 at 9:45am

Saturday 7/20 at 10:30am

Saturday 7/27 at 9:45am

Saturday 7/27 at 10:30am

Saturday 8/3 at 9:45am

Saturday 8/3 at 10:30am

Saturday 8/10 at 9:45am

Saturday 8/10 at 10:30am

Junior Stars

Become a champion of the future by working on new shots, ball control, court movement, and fitness. Perfect for juniors who understand the fundamentals and are ready to play points (for 3rd to 6th graders).

Saturday 7/20 at 11:15am

Sunday 7/21 at 9:45am

Sunday 7/21 at 11:15am

Saturday 7/27 at 11:15am

Sunday 7/28 at 9:45am

Sunday 7/28 at 11:15am

Saturday 8/3 at 11:15am

Sunday 8/4 at 9:45am

Sunday 8/4 at 11:15am

Saturday 8/10 at 11:15am 

Sunday 8/11 at 9:45am

Sunday 8/11 at 11:15am

Middle School
Do you have a middle schooler who might like squash? This clinic is great for older kids who aren’t ready to catapult into lessons or Junior Academy and love learning in group. Our coach will go over the basics, including grip, technique, coordination, and rules of the sport, while incorporating fitness and games to make your kid sweat and have fun! (For 7th to 9th graders).
SOLO TRAINING PROGRAMS
For $30 per session (in addition to the court fee) Coach Ronny will create a custom training program designed for solo playing. Please contact manager@squashonfire.com to learn more.

Junior Academy

Are your kids looking to play squash more regularly? Are they looking to take their game to the next level? Check out our Junior Academy!
Junior Academy 2023 - 2024
Our Junior Academy structure features an all-encompassing pathway for Squash On Fire junior players to follow, progressing from starting off once per week on a Saturday morning as a six or seven year old to a high school senior who is training multiple times each week, competing in US Squash tournaments and holding ambitions to play on a collegiate team. There are various levels in between as kids balance their interest, progression, and enthusiasm for the game. Our four different groups of Junior Academy are laid out below.
Group 1
Attending weekly Saturday morning training sessions from 9:15 - 10:30 am. The first 45 minutes consists of on court activities followed by 30 minutes of fitness training on the mezzanine level. The fitness portion is led by Rafal Tokicz, a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Performance Specialist.
Group 2

Commit to one out of the three group training options each week:

  • Mondays 5:15 – 6:15 pm and Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am
  • Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:15 pm and Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am
  • Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am

The Saturday session starts with 60 minutes of on-court activities followed by 30 minutes of fitness training on the mezzanine level. The fitness portion is led by Rafal Tokicz, a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Performance Specialist. This is in addition to taking a private or semi-private lesson each week with one of the coaches at a mutually convenient time. Additional available elements also include a Sunday match play session and coaching at tournaments.

Group 3

Commit to one out of the three group training options each week:

  • Tuesdays 5:15 – 7 pm and Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am
  • Thursdays 6:15 – 8 pm and Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am
  • Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am

The Tuesday and Saturday sessions will start with 60 minutes of on-court training followed by 45 minutes of fitness training. The Saturday session begins with 30 minutes of fitness training on the mezzanine level followed by 75 minutes on court training. The fitness portion is led by Rafal Tokicz, a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Performance Specialist. This in addition to taking a private lesson each week with one of the coaches at a mutually convenient time. Additional available elements also include a Sunday match play session and coaching at tournaments.

Group 4

Attend three weekly group training sessions:

  • Mondays 6:15 – 7:30 pm
  • Tuesdays 6:15 – 8:15 pm (Squash 6:15 – 7:30 pm and Fitness 7:30 – 8:15 pm)
  • Thursdays 5:15 – 7 pm (Squash 5:15 – 6:15 pm and Fitness 6:15 – 7 pm)

This in addition to taking a private lesson each week with one of the coaches at a mutually convenient time. Additional available elements also include a Sunday match play session, coaching at tournaments and a monthly personalized performance plan coordinated on an individual basis with Ronny Vlassaks, Director of Squash.

Any questions about the program or which group fits best for your child should be directed to Ronny Vlassaks - rvlassaks@squashonfire.com

CAMPS & ADVANCED TRAINING

2024 Summer Camps
Regular Camps

Designed for players of every skill level, our junior camps focus on drills, matchplay, strategy, and fitness. Your kids will make new friends while improving their squash! Camps run from 9:30 am - 3 pm each day with lunch included, and are broken into groups based on age and playing level. Juniors from 6 - 18 years old are welcome to participate. The cost for a week is $750 per player.

If your son or daughter doesn’t have their own Squash On Fire minor account in our system then the first step to creating one is to complete the form accessible by clicking¬†here.

High Performance Camps

Looking to take your child’s game to the next level? Then our High Performance Camp is a great fit! Ideal for competitive players eager to elevate their game as the camps are all led by our Director of Squash, Ronny Vlassaks.

Ronny is one of the world’s leading coaches and has worked as the national team head coach for both Belgium and the Netherlands in addition to coaching leading PSA players like Simon Rosner and the Gilis sisters.

A typical day is as follows:

9:30 - 10 am: Warm up (Dynamic Drills)

10 - 11:30 am: On Court (Technical and Playing Patterns)

11:30 am - 12 pm: Physical (Strength, Balance, Coordination and Stretch)

12 - 1 pm: Lunch (Included in Price)

1 - 2:30 pm: Play (Conditioned Games, Tactics, Solutions and Matchplay)

2:30 - 3 pm: Physical (Circuit)

3 - 3:30 pm: Summary (Stretch and Feedback)

Designed for tournament players who are eager to work hard and improve their game! The cost for a week is $990 per player and includes lunch each day.

Every player needs to have their own Squash On Fire minor account in our system. If you need to create an account for your child the first step is to complete the form accessible by clicking here.

High Performance Camps Registration Links
Aspiring College Players Camps

Do you have aspirations to play squash in college? If so then this is the perfect camp for you!

These camps with be run by Georgetown Women’s Varsity Head Coach Tim Lasusa. Tim competed collegiately at St. Lawrence and previously worked as part of the coaching staff at Yale before moving to DC. He has one of the sharpest minds in the game and knows college squash inside out.

The weeks will consist of training sessions in a college team style format, drills, conditioned games, matchplay and fitness training. There will also be Q&A opportunities where all the participants will have a chance to pick Tim’s brain about college squash.

The cost for a week is $1,150 per player and includes lunch each day. The daily schedule will begin at 9:30 am and wrap up at 3:30 pm. It may be possible to help housing with a local family for the week if required. Please be sure to inquire as early as possible.

Every player needs to have their own Squash On Fire minor account in our system. If you need to create an account for your child the first step is to complete the form accessible by clicking here.

Aspiring College Players Camps Registration Links
Potomac School Squash Camps
Squash On Fire will also be running two camp weeks on the courts at Potomac School this summer. These will take place from June 24 - 28 and July 8 - 12. You can read more about these sessions and sign up by clicking here.

SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES

In addition to individual coaching, we work with clubs, schools and universities. We develop bespoke programs designed to help these organizations prepare their players for the national and international squash circuits.

Squash is a great sport to incorporate into your school curriculum.

According to the Sports and Fitness Association (SIFA), the United States has the fastest growing number of squash players in the world. Now, more than 200 universities in the U.S. have squash programs.

We currently work with:

NATIONAL CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
  • Director of Squash¬†Ronny Vlassaks
  • High School - Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Teams
  • Middle School - new addition for 2023 - 2024 Season
  • High School Varsity Team competed in High School Nationals for the first time in 2024. Won the Division IV Consolation Draw
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEN
  • Director of Squash¬†Ronny Vlassaks
  • Collegiate Club Team
  • 2023 Chaffee Cup Finalists, the Men’s/Co-Ed Club Team National title. #2 Men’s Club team in the country
  • 2022 Chaffee Cup Champions. #1 Men’s Club team in the country
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY WOMEN
  • Head Coach Tim Lasusa
  • Varsity Team
  • Ranked #13 in the nation during the 2023-2024 season
  • Won the 2024 Kurtz Cup at the College Squash Association National Championships.
  • Reached the 2023 Walker Division finals at the College Squash Association National Championships
POTOMAC SCHOOL
  • Coach Chad Smith
  • Middle School Girls and Boys
  • High School Varsity Girls and Boys
  • 2023 - 2024 Girls Varsity Team finished 3rd in Division III at High School Nationals
GEORGETOWN DAY SCHOOL
If you are interested in bringing squash to your organization, please contact us for a free consultation. contact@squashonfire.com

TOURNAMENTS

Squash On Fire Invitationals

The next Squash On Fire Invitational tournament will take place on Saturday, August 24 at 1:45 pm.

All levels welcome are welcome and players will be broken into divisions by level. The event will use elimination brackets but all players are guaranteed to have at least three matches during the course of the afternoon. The results will be recorded in the Club Locker system.

The entry fee is $55 which covers prizes, admin, court fees and access to a special offer at the Cafe. Minimum age 14.

To sign up, please click here.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Will Hopton at whopton@squashonfire.com directly.

EVENT PLANNING

Squash On Fire is the perfect location to host your next work gathering or birthday party. Work up a sweat on the courts by having a coach put you through your paces in a clinic or fun mini-tournament format before heading to the café for some refreshments post play. Please contact whopton@squashonfire.com to inquire about scheduling and pricing.
FIRE UP YOUR GAME
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