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Squash Clinic with Lynn Leong
October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Open to girls in grades 6-9
Enhance your squash skills with Lynn Leong, former Malaysian professional player and three-time All American collegiate player.
Lynn Leong is currently the associate head squash coach at Yale University, and principale and director of squash at Pinnacle Squash at Yale. She graduated in 2005 from Trinity College, where she won two national team championships as a squash player.
Leong started playing squash at her father’s club in Malaysia at the age of 4 and achieved a world professional ranking of 40 by the age of 16. She was the Asian Women’s Champion (Jordan, 1996), a finalist in the U19 British Junior Open and a finalist in the World Junior Championship (Belgium, 1999).
Since coming to the US in 1999, Leong has been a two-time Interscholastic individual champion at St. George’s School (R.I.) and a three-time first team All-American at Trinity.
Leong began her coaching career at the Apawamis Club in Rye, N.Y., working under Hall of Fame squash legend Peter Briggs. For the last 10 years, she has been the Squash Director at the New Haven Lawn Club. While at the NHLC, she nurtured numerous players to achieve top US junior rankings, including past and current Yale players.
Leong helped coach two runner-up US junior women’s teams at the World Junior Championship (2013 and 2015) while serving as the assistant coach. In 2015 she received her level 3 squash coaching certification from US Squash.
Please note that we will be requiring proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the clinic. Following your registration, we will be dispersing a Google Form where you will be able to upload the necessary documentation to attend.