Virginia Squash Coaches

We are very fortunate to have a number of highly qualified and talented squash coaches in Virginia.

If you are a coach and would like your name on this list, please let us know by emailing us at (

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Local squash pros

Our Experienced Instructors


Mark Allen

Director of Squash
McAthur Squash Center


Mark is aslo the Head Squash Coach for UVA.
He is a English Squash Rackets Association Level 4 Coach and
Former top 50 PSA world ranked player


Dean Russell

Dean Russell

Head Squash Professional
Boar's Head Sports Club

 A Level 2 England Squash Certified Coach.  Dean is available for private lessons as well as junior and adult group clinics.  Dean Russell is originally from South Africa but he is pleased to now call Charlottesville home.

Grant White Coach

Grant White

Assistant Squash Coach
University of Virginia

Grant holds Holds US Level 2 Coaching Certification. Additionally he coaches squash at the Saint-Anne’s Belfield School and is director of squash and head teaching pro at Atlantic Coast Athletic Club.



Patrick Chifunda

Head Squash Professional
The Country Club of Virginia

Holds US Level 3 Coaching Certification, Former Zambian #1 and former #92 PSA world ranked player. Former over 35 US Champion, 3 time Zambian Commonwealth Games repre- sentative.


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Russ Sterling

Director of Squash & Varsity
Head Coach St. Anne’s Belfield

Holds US Level 2 Coaching Certification.
Russ also serves as Director of SquashRocks Head Coach Univ. of Richmond Head Squash Professional @ Commonwealth Club of Virginia



Beth Winstanley

Squash Pro
Country Club of Virginia

First represented Wales at the age of 11, and represented her country under every junior age category. She competed in both individual and team events at the World Junior Women’s Squash Championships, and numerous senior and junior European Team championships winning a bronze medal in U17.
Beth has coached in Philadelphia and had great success coaching a varsity team in Division 1 of High School Nationals to their highest finish in the top 10. Beth has her coaching UK level 2.

John Patton

John Patton

Head Squash Professional
YMCA Squash Center RVA

 Holds US Level 2 Coaching Certification. John is the Squash Program Director at the YMCA and teaching pro, Head Coach of College of William & Mary Club Squash, Program Director of River City Youth Squash and Vice President of VA Squash.

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Andrew Stiles

Head Squash Coach
The Westwood Club
Richmond VA

Andrew holds a US Level II Coaching certification. He is the head Squash Coach at The Westwood Club in Richmond, Virginia. and coaches all levels at acac ( Atlantic Coast Athletic Club), Short Pump, Virginia