Local 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 (info@vasquash.com)

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 representative.

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, Executive Director of River City Community Squash and Vice President of VA Squash.

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.

Russ Sterling

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


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

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.

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.

VA Squash

Virginia Squash Racquets Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 4861
Richmond, VA 23220

Email: info@vasquash.com

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Our Board

Executive Board

·        PRESIDENT:  John Patton (JP)

·        VICE PRESIDENT: Jim Bonbright

·        TREASURER: David Bibb

·        SECRETARY: Bob Dewar

·        CONTROLLER: Jack Allen

·        PRESIDENT EX OFFICIO:  Ros Bowers


Members at Large


·        Will Allen

·        Mary Bacon

·        Jose Calderon

·        Tom Hillgrove

·        Eddie O'Leary

·        Julie Padgett

·        Justin Shields

·        George Stephenson

·        Laurie Troup

·        Mary Kathryn Woodward

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