By Michael T. Bello
Published Dec 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 7:00 AM ET

On Friday, the e-mail below was sent to CSA coaches, team contacts, and Sports Information Directors.

Coaches, Team Contacts, and SIDs:

A few reminders…

  • Recruiting: Many varsity coaches are heading to the US Junior Open this weekend. As a reminder, the CSA follows NCAA guidelines for recruiting. Below are recruiting restriction summaries prepared by the Executive Committees:
  • Address Request: The CSA is preparing a Coaches’ Book that includes the CSA rules and match result sheets. To facilitate the distribution of this book, Coaches or Team Contacts please use the following form to submit your address: [link in original e-mail]
  • Squash Camp Ads: If any coaches are interested in advertising their squash camps, please e-mail me. Here is a link to the CSA’s ad rates.
  • Squash Diabetes: The Georgetown women’s team has launched a new charity, Squash Diabetes. For those interested in learning more about this endeavor, here is a link to information.
  • Qualifications for Team Nationals: 
    • Varsity teams are required to play ten (10) matches against other CSA teams to enter team championships. At minimum, each team should have at least 6 different opponents. Varsity teams should play the majority of their matches against other varsity schools.
    • Club teams are required to play eight (8) matches against other CSA teams to enter team championships in a 9 player division. In addition, club teams must play at least four (4) matches between January 1st and February 10th. At minimum, each team should have at least five (5) different opponents.
  • Matches that are overdue: The following matches are overdue and need to be reported. Penalties will be applied if these matches are not recorded. If the match was not played, please delete the match from the US Squash Scoring System.
    • MCSA Overdue Matches (as of 6:00 PM on 12/14):
      • 12/01: Cornell/Penn State
      • 12/02: Lehigh/Lafayette
      • 12/02: UNC/NC State
      • 12/02: Northwestern/USC
    • WCSA Overdue Matches (as of 6:00 PM on 12/14):
      • None
  • Match Results with “Not on Roster” players: A few teams still have “Not on Roster” players in their match results. Like last season, we are prepared to remove teams from the rankings if “Not on Roster” players are not entered.
    • WCSA Matches with “Not on Roster” players (as of 6:00 PM on 12/14)
      • Colgate (12/01 Colgate/Hamilton Match)
    • MCSA Matches with “Not on Roster” players (as of 6:00 PM on 12/14)
      • Colgate (12/01 Colgate/Wesleyan Match)
      • Lafayette (12/02 Lafayette/Virginia Match)