Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine
Amy Gross won the U.S. Junior Open U16 (it was then the U.S. Junior Olympics) and went on to Yale, where she led the Bulldogs to three consecutive national championships, including as captain her senior year. She was also a four-time first-team All American. After graduation, she mentored and coached at CitySquash and, from 2010 to 2013, she was an assistant coach at Penn. An avid singles and doubles player, she is now finishing her masters in counseling psychology.
Ten Years Ago in Squash Magazine
After winning the world championship, Colin Mc-Quillan wrote about Carol Owens retiring at the end of 2003. Owens has remained in New Zealand and worked for Head’s tennis and squash division for five years before leaving for Eagar for Leisure, a sports distributor. She has coached at Eden Epsom Squash & Tennis Club since retirement, mentoring many juniors to national titles and selection for world team events; in 2012 she won Squash New Zealand’s Coach of the Year award. She lives in Auckland with her new puppy Milo.
Five Years Ago in Squash Magazine
Harvard’s Vidya Rajan wrote a feature on Todd Harrity winning the 2008 U.S. Junior Open U19. Harrity went on to play squash at Princeton, where he was a four-time first-team All American. He became the first person to ever win all three national intercollegiate titles: singles (in 2011), team (2012) and doubles (2012). After graduation in 2013, he turned pro and is now ranked 129 in the world.