By Michael T. Bello
Published Nov 3, 2014 at 7:00 AM ET; Updated Nov 2, 2014 at 7:13 PM ET

Northampton, MA — On Sunday, the e-mail below was sent to coaches and team contacts.

Coaches, Team Contacts, and SIDs:

Here are a few reminders…

Team Rankings: Preseason rankings will be released this week. The first regular season weekly ranking cycle that factors in match results will reviewed on the evening of Monday, November 10th. For any teams that have already played matches, please log the results into the US Squash Scoring System; otherwise these matches will not be considered for ranking purposes. Without results in the US Squash Scoring System, your team will not be credited appropriately. Next weekend will also be the season debut of the “Around the Courts” match summary article.

Team Roster and Schedule Updates: The 2014-2015 CSA league is posted online and available for CSA coaches to update their rosters for the season.

Click here for CSA Women’s League
Click here for CSA Men’s League

To update your team roster, logon to your account and click on the “manage roster” tab. Then add any new players and remove any that are no longer playing for your team.

Note: If you are not listed as a coach on your team’s page, please contact dent.wilkens@ussquash.com to have your team’s page updated.

Additionally, any teams who previously have not submitted their schedules should do so by emailing the schedule to dent.wilkens@ussquash.com.

Here are links to the instructions on how to add/remove players from your rosters and enter match results.

Add/Remove Players
Enter Match Results

Minimum # of Players: For a regular season match to officially count for ranking purposes, each team must have at least seven players. Except for Emerging Teams, matches with less than seven players per team will not count towards the required number of matches for entry into the National Team Championships.

Match Results with “Not on Roster” players: As a reminder, make sure your results include all players who participated in the match. Like last season, we are prepared to remove teams from the rankings if “Not on Roster” players are not entered. Please contact Dent Wilkens (dent.wilkens@ussquash.com) if you need assistance fixing match results with “Not on Roster” players. Of the few matches already entered in the US Squash Scoring System, several matches currently include “Not on Roster” players. If these are for your team, please fix the entries ASAP.

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.