de Ramel Family Squash Center

Squash Director: Omar El Kashef

Omar El Kashef is a distinguished figure in the world of Squash. Hailing from Egypt, Omar brings a wealth of experience to coaching arena. As a former top-ranked Egyptian professional Squash player, he graced both PSA and SDA tours, achieving a remarkable highest world ranking of #16.

Through his illustrious career, Omar shared his expertise and passion for the sport with countless individuals. He has coached and mentored top juniors, collegiate players and emerging professionals on their journey to the top. Omar’s coaching prowess extend across three different continents, where he has worked with players, team, and national teams. For inquiries, reservations, or to learn more about our programs, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Squash Director Omar El Kashef ( We look forward to welcoming you to our community and sharing the excitement of squash with you.

Nestled within the Newport County YMCA, the De Ramel Family Squash Center stands proudly as a vibrant community hub for squash lovers. Our mission is to not only cultivate the sport but also to make it accessible to the wider community. With six state-of-the-art international singles squash courts and one doubles court, we’re committed to growing the sport in our beloved community.

Our Commitment to the Community

At our center, we are more than just a squash facility; we are a passionate community-driven center that offers structured squash programs for enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Our professional coaching staff provides lessons and clinics tailored to your individual needs, ensuring that you can grow and excel in the sport you love.

What We Offer

  • Squash Programs & Personal Coaching: We cater to all age groups and skill levels, fostering a love for squash and helping you refine your game.
  • Lessons, Clinics, & League Play: Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, our offerings encompass a wide range of squash experiences to suit your preferences.
  • Equipment Sales & Demos: Find the best prices for squash gear right here, and try before you buy with our equipment demos.
  • Access to 7 World-Class Courts: Our top-notch facilities ensure you can enjoy your favorite sport in a world-class environment.
  • Upgraded Squash+ Program: Experience an enhanced and enriched squash journey through our upgraded Squash+ program.
  • Club Locker Reservation System: Seamless court booking is just one click away with our user-friendly reservation system.

Our center is also the home of RhodySquash, a non-profit after school enrichment program that combines academic tutoring, squash instruction, community service and mentoring at no cost to accepted students on Aquidneck Island.

A Home for RhodySquash

Beyond squash, our center proudly serves as the home of RhodySquash, a non-profit after-school enrichment program. This initiative combines academic tutoring, squash instruction, community service, and mentoring, all at no cost to the accepted students on Aquidneck Island. We believe in giving back and nurturing our community’s youth.

At the de Ramel Family Squash Center, our vision extends beyond the courts. We aim to make squash a sport that’s accessible and enjoyable for everyone in our community. Join us in our journey to grow the sport and create lasting memories on and off the court.

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Upgrade for full benefits: regular perks, monthly clinics, extra court reservations. Elevate your game and support our thriving squash center operations. Join today

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