Steel City Squash is a member of the Squash+Education Alliance
SEA launches and leads youth programs that combine squash, academics, mentoring, travel, college support and career readiness.
Squash+Education Alliance member organizations’ intensive, year-round programming, which takes place after school, on the weekends and in the summer, engages students from the time they try out in elementary or middle school until they graduate from college. Following an ‘inch-wide, mile-deep’ approach to youth development, member programs strive to have a transformative impact on the lives of their participants.
24 Programs, 14 states, 6 countries
Nationally, SEA member programs are partnered with 70 schools in under-resourced communities. Today, member programs currently have 2,210 students enrolled, with an annual retention rate of 84% for students who start and complete the year.
Upon graduating high school, 77% of urban squash college students choose to pursue a four-year degree. Urban squash alumni earn college degrees at 3 times the rate of their peers in the same demographic. Six out of seven Ivy League Universities have enrolled squash college students, 37% attend top-100 colleges and universities, and 24% attend attend top-50 colleges and universities.