Pam Saunders is the Associate Head Squash Coach at Yale University where she works with both the men’s and women’s teams. In 2010, the Yale women’s team won both the Ivy and National Championship crowns, while the men won the Ivy Championship for the second consecutive year and finished the season ranked 2nd nationally.
Pam has a wealth of coaching and playing experience. She is currently the Lead Coach for the US Squash Coaching Certification Program and is in her third year as one of the Junior National Team Coaches for the American team which travels to the Ontario-American Challenge in Canada every August.
She obtained a Masters in Sports and Exercise Studies at Smith College in 2008 while she worked at Mount Holyoke College as the Head Squash Coach. In her four year tenure at Mount Holyoke Pam took the team from 25th nationally to 11th, their best ever finish at that point. Saunders obtained her BSc in Psychology, with an emphasis on sports psychology, from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) in 2004. During her 4 years at Trinity, Pam captained the team and helped them win two back-to-back national championship titles. She was also a four-time CSA All-American. Pam hails from Zimbabwe where she was a junior and ladies’ National Champion and represented the junior national team on several occasions.