Bob Steps Down
by Nick-At-Will

Following 30 years as a squash-racquets teaching professional in the Los Angeles area (seven years at the University Club of L.A., 15 years at The Los Angeles Athletic Club (retired for five-years) and then eight years at the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club in South Pasadena), Bob Hanscom is stepping down as Director of i-SQUASH in South Pasadena and giving way to Aria Fazelimanesh, former Iranian and United States junior squash champion. Aria is a former University of Rochester varsity squash-player and founder of the L.A. Squash Academy. His Rochester team was ranked #1 in the country in the 2016-17 season and were National Championship Finalists in the 2015-16 season for the first time in the history of Rochester squash. According to the Arroyo Seco Racquet Club owner, Bob was honored with the United States Olympic Committee’s Developmental Coach of the Year Award and one of America's top 50 most intriguing, interesting and influential people in squash. He will remain as Founder/Director Emeritus of the LA Squash Academy.