We are fortunate here at the Seattle Athletic Club to have Squash Legend, Yusuf Khan, continuing the growth and popularity of the game. Yusuf, 10 time all-Indian champion, has played a vital role in building squash in Seattle. In addition to Yusuf, the Seattle Athletic Club is also run by his daughter and professional Shabana Khan and squash professional Zarak Khan.
Shabana Khan, Squash Professional
A certified squash professional at the club for the past seventeen years, she has been ranked as high as #23 in Women’s World Professional Squash. Her titles include US Women’s Open champion, US Women’s Skill Level 6.0 champion, U. S. Open Champion, US Softball Open Doubles champion, Pan Am Federation Cup gold team member, two-time Pan Am Games silver medalist, Women’s Howe Cup A/Open team champion and four-time national junior girls champion. She represented the United States as a member of two world junior teams, five women’s world teams and two world softball doubles teams including the inaugural event in 1997. Shabana was also essential in helping the Seattle Athletic Club Downtown host the Women’s Howe Cup in 2003 and in 2012.
In addition to her outstanding career she is also an experienced and successful coach. Many of her students have gone on to win US national titles among other tournaments. She also was coach of the 2005-06 USSRA National Girls team.
Zarak Khan, Squash Professional
Zarak Khan is not only a former #8 World Ranked professional squash player, but has demonstrated his extraordinary ability in squash both as a player and as a squash coach over the past 30 years. His credentials include: Gold Medal Winner (Pakistan National Team) in the World Team Championships in 1994, a Team Gold (Pakistan National Team) and an Individual Gold in the Asian Squash Championships in 1994 and 1998, and an individual Gold Medal Winner in the 1998 Asian Games.
Zarak is an Elite level adult and junior high performance squash coach with Team Gold win as the Coach for the Pakistan National Team in the 2002 Asian Squash Championship, and Gold and Silver individual wins for the Pakistan National Team Junior Squad at the British Junior Championship in 2007 and the ASF Junior Championship in 2008. Many players he has coached have played in the top #100 of PSA World Tour rankings.
Yusuf Khan, Squash Emeritus
Yusuf Khan, has produced numerous champions and promoted the game throughout the world. In 1957, Yusuf was ranked number three in the world. Consecutively from 1958-68, he was the Professional Squash Champion of India.
Under Yusuf’s coaching, Mark Alger, Hugh Labossier, Sue Clinch, Shabana and Latasha Khan clinched A/Open National titles. Many others received national age group and skill level titles as well as local and regional championships.
|Round Robins:||No need to register – just drop in and our pros will match you up with players of similar skill level. All round robins are led by one of our pros.
C&D Players (Co-Ed): Mondays and Wednesdays; 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
A&B Players (Co-Ed): Tuesdays and Thursdays; 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
|Squash Ladder:||All skill levels welcome. $15 one time fee.|
|Beginner Junior Clinic:||Clinic: Saturdays, 11:00 - 11:30 AM, $15|
|Advanced Youth Squash Workshop:||Saturdays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, $40|
|Women’s Clinic / Mini –lessons:||Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, No Fee.|
|Tournaments:||Check the squash bulletin board for all current tournament information.|
|Individual Lessons:||Individual squash lessons are available with our Squash Professionals. Availability is dependent on their current schedule openings.
|Contact our Squash Professionals: Shabana Khan or Zarak Khan
Squash office phone: 206-443-1111 ext. 229
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