Play Squash Academy

Overnight Camps

Sleep Away Camps Mercersburg, PA

Spend one or two weeks being trained by the world’s best squash coaches at an exciting sleep away camp on the beautiful Mercersburg Academy campus in Pennsylvania.

Our overnight squash camps are open to boys and girls ages 10 to 18. Whether you are new to squash or are a top junior player, in our camps you will experience world class squash training with seasoned coaches from England, Egypt, Australia, Pakistan, the United States and Mexico.

Session Dates

Only Play Squash Academy emphasizes intensive learning in a fun, safe environment.

  • All campers will have breakfast, lunch and dinner in the school’s cafeteria. 

  • Time for recreational activities outside of squash is allotted each day. 

  • All of our coaches are screened through federal and state government background checks. 

  • Campers will be supervised 24/7 in a 4:1 student-to-coach ratio. 

  • At night the coaches will supervise the campers in an air conditioned dormitory. 

  • Everyone receives a Play Squash Academy shirt.

  • On the last day of camp we invite friends and family to our tournament with prizes for the top finishers.


Play Squash Academy is bringing together an Elite Group of Internationally recognized Players and Coaches to raise your game and bring you the Best Summer Squash Camp Experience Ever!

Wakefield High School Head Coach

About Mark Broekman

Mark was a top ranked junior player in England throughout his junior career, representing his county and region in the UK. He went to study at University in Liverpool, England and graduated with an honors degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology before joining the PSA world tour in 2014.

Mark has been a professional squash player on the PSA tour for 8 years now. He is ranked inside the top 150 in the world and has wins against numerous players ranked inside the top 100. During his time on the tour he has trained and worked with a number of players in the top 50 in the world. He currently still works with lots of the top ranked PSA players on the Team USA national squash team.

In recent years, he has focused more on his coaching. He has worked with various players that have been recruited to top college Ivy League programs and players ranked in the top 10 in their respective age groups. As well as Marks performance coaching experience, he has also worked with many beginner developmental players just starting out in squash. He has a passion for the game and loves to work with players of all ages and abilities.

Mark is currently the Head Squash coach and touring professional at Wakefield school in Northern Virginia.

Former World Squash Team Member

About Nouran El Torky

Nouran El-Torky began competing as a Professional Squash player at 14 years old. She is a former Egypt #3 and World #41 Squash Player. In 2007, 2009 and 2011, she represented Egypt on the World Team in National and International tournaments as a key player helping the World Junior Open team grab the Gold Medal 3 times. Nouran competed in PSA tournaments all over the world – winning 6 titles, taking the runner up slot 4 times and reaching the finals and semis of 13 PSA tournaments in Egypt, India, Malaysia, Australia and the United States. In 2016, while living in Egypt, she converted her experience, passion and talent for the game into an exciting coaching career. When she moved to the United States to continue her career in 2018, she joined the Play Squash Academy Coaching Staff. 

Nouran is a Pharmacy College Graduate, has her Management Skills Certification and is SafeSport Certified. She accomplished all of these goals while working full time as a Squash Coach.

In addition to being a coach on the Play Squash Academy team, Nouran has accepted the role of Assistant Director of Squash. In this role she contributes to the growth and development of the Squash program at all locations through strategic marketing strategies, expanding social media presence, organizing tournaments and large events, and supporting the needs of the staff and clients.

Junior Elite Squash Coach


Zeyad, our Junior Elite Squash Coach, brings a wealth of experience and dedication to Play Squash Academy. His passion for squash, coupled with a proven track record in nurturing young talent, sets him apart. 

Zeyad is committed to guiding junior athletes not only in refining their squash skills but also in fostering discipline and sportsmanship. With years of coaching experience, he has successfully mentored players to triumphs in regional and national tournaments.

Zeyad’s training approach is characterised by its customisation to each player’s unique strengths and weaknesses, ensuring optimal skill development. We eagerly anticipate Zeyad’s impact on our junior players and the continued elevation of our academy’s reputation for excellence in squash coaching.


Hunt Richardson

Sleep away camp at Mercersburg Academy with Coaches who will develop your mental toughness and physical strength, while teaching you how to win matches and be recruited by top schools.

Spots in these camps will fill quickly with returning campers.

Dates and Schedule

June 16th - June 21st (Mercersburg, PA)

June 24th - June 29th (Columbia, MD)

Time Description
7:30 am Rise & Shine
8:00 am Breakfast
8:45 am Drop off for athletes not staying on campus for the week
9:00 – 11:30 am Conditioning, Weight Training, Drills, and Technique work
11:45 am-12:30 pm Lunch
01:15 pm-04:15 pm AFTERNOON SESSION Athletic Psychology, Game Strategy, Nutrition Match Play Video Assessments
04:15 pm-05:00 pm Flexibility, Cool Down Performance Reflection Q&A with Coaches
05:30 pm Pick up of athletes not staying on campus for the week
05:30 pm-06:30 pm Dinner
06:30 pm-08:30 pm Recreational activities (Bowling/Pool/Student Center, Frisbee, etc.)
06:30 pm-08:30 pm Recreational activities (Bowling/Pool/Student Center, Frisbee, etc.)
08:30 pm-09:30 pm Return to the dormitory: Cards, board games, TV, etc.
09:30 pm Campers to their rooms
10:00 pm Lights Out


We want you to be confident on the court. Contact Us today for your FREE 30 minute Private Lesson and Evaluation. Receive a FREE customized Training Program from your Coach.
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