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Terence Li Executive Director

Terence became Executive Director of CitySquash in 2014, after re-joining the organization as Program Director in 2012. He previously worked at CitySquash from 2005-2007. Terence was a member of the varsity squash team at Yale University, where he received a B.A. in 2004 in architecture. After leaving CitySquash in 2007, Terence received both an M.Sc. in Economic History from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A from the Yale School of Management. After business school, Terence worked in finance before returning to CitySquash. Terence grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, where he was a competitive racquetball player, becoming both the Canadian Junior National Champion and the World Junior Mixed Doubles Champion. He currently lives in Manhattan with his wife, Courtney, a former CitySquash Director of Placement, and their sons, Jackson and Cody.

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Alexandra Boillot Program Director - Bronx

Al joined CitySquash in 2012. As Program Director, she manages the day-to-day operations of CitySquash’s Bronx program. Previously, Al served as the organization’s Director of Placement, helping students gain admission to selective high schools and summer camps. Al graduated from Middlebury College in 2012 with a major in History and a minor in Education Studies. At Middlebury, she served as a tutor to freshman students and was a member of the varsity squash team, serving as captain her senior year. Al is from Rye, NY and lives in Manhattan.

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Peter Feldman Program Director - Brooklyn

Peter joined CitySquash in 2011. As Program Director, he will oversee the launch of CitySquash’s Brooklyn site in 2014 and will manage all aspects of the program. Previously, he served as the organization’s Director of High School Academics & College Support for three years. Peter earned a B.A. in 2007 from the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in History. Peter also earned his M.A. in Educational Leadership from the Klingenstein Center at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. Prior to joining CitySquash, Peter taught 9th and 10th grade history and coached basketball and baseball at the Landon School, a college preparatory school in Bethesda, MD. Peter was born and raised in Philadelphia and currently lives in Manhattan.

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Sarah Allen  Director of Placement

Sarah joined CitySquash in 2016. As Director of Placement, she helps students gain admission to selective high schools and summer camps. Sarah graduated from George Washington University in 2016, where she studied English and Sustainability. She played squash at GW before studying abroad in Germany and London. Sarah grew up in Mount Vernon, NY and currently lives in Manhattan. 

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Linda D'Arcy Director of High School Academics and College Prep

Linda joined CitySquash in 2017. As Director of High School Academics and College Prep, she oversees the progress of all high school students in preparation for applying to college. Previously, she worked with Destination: College, a not-for-profit tutoring and college prep organization at Mt. Vernon High School, most recently as Coordinator of College Advising. She was also a member of the Sarah Lawrence College Memoir Writing group for over 10 years and her stories have been published in literary anthologies and online magazines. Linda graduated from the State University of New York at Albany where she double majored in English and Political Science. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Sean, and has four grown daughters. 

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Micah Finkelman Director of Elementary School Academics

Micah joined CitySquash in 2016. As Director of Elementary School Academics, Micah manages weekly academic sessions with her students, including homework help, private tutoring and other enrichment sessions. Micah graduated from New York University in 2016 with a concentration in “Education, Democracy, and Memory.” While in school, Micah worked with the Education Initiative at Big Brothers Big Sisters and co-founded the NYU chapter of The Petey Greene Program, an organization that pairs colleges with correctional facilities for one-on-one tutoring. Micah grew up in Granville, OH and currently lives in Brooklyn.

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Robert Galluccio Program Associate

Robert joined CitySquash in 2015. As Program Associate, Robert coaches squash and oversees the organization’s mentoring program, in addition to assisting with CitySquash’s development, communications, and strategic planning efforts. Robert earned a B.A. in Political Science in 2015 from Middlebury College, where he was a member of the varsity squash team, serving as captain his senior year. He founded the first youth squash program at Middlebury, while also serving on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and working with local high school students as a college access mentor. Robert grew up in Greenwich, CT and currently lives in Manhattan.

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Alex Janzen Academic Coordinator - Brooklyn

Alex joined CitySquash in 2017. As Academic Coordinator, he develops the academic curriculum for all Brooklyn team members and tracks their academic progress. Alex graduated from Fordham University in 2016 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and Anthropology. While at Fordham, he volunteered with CitySquash between 2014 and 2016 as a tutor and Learning Center intern. He also taught health education to ninth graders throughout his college career with Peer Health Exchange, a non-profit organization which teaches health education in major cities across the country. Alex is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, and currently lives in Brooklyn.

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Raheem Logan Program Associate - Brooklyn

Raheem joined CitySquash in 2016 through the Coach Across America program. He coaches CitySquash’s Brooklyn team members, and also assists with the overall operations of the Brooklyn program. Raheem earned a B.A. in Sociology in 2016 from Wesleyan University where he was a member of the varsity squash team, earning all-conference honors and serving as captain his senior year. While at Wesleyan, Raheem also managed the Usdan University Center and volunteered at WesReads, tutoring local elementary school students. Raheem is a proud alumnus of StreetSquash, a Harlem-based urban squash program. He currently lives in Harlem.

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Colin Murfree Director of Middle School Academics

Colin joined CitySquash in 2015. As Director of Middle School Academics, he designs the academic curriculum, oversees academic sessions, and monitors the academic progress of all middle school students. Colin graduated from Stanford University in 2009, where he majored in Communication. After spending a year in Santiago, Chile, Colin was a high school Spanish teacher for four years in Baltimore, MD. In addition to teaching he also coached volleyball and baseball and co-founded A Bridge Abroad, a non-profit organization centered on student travel. Colin was born and raised in Salisbury, MD and currently lives in the Bronx. 

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Bryan Patterson Director of Squash

Bryan joined CitySquash in 2007. As Director of Squash, Bryan manages squash practices and oversees the squash development of CitySquash’s team members, leading a fitness program, guiding technical instruction and coaching at tournaments. He competed on the world professional squash circuit and was ranked as high as #2 in the U.K. and #16 in the world. He was a founding member of the ISPA (International Squash Players Association), now the PSA. Bryan represented England in the Home Countries Team Championships, the European Team Championships and Great Britain in the Team and Individual World Championships. As a coach, Bryan has been the English boys’ squads Assistant National Coach, Head Squash Professional at the Squash Club at CHASS in Philadelphia and Head Squash Professional at the Heights Casino in Brooklyn Heights. He was also the director of the USA Junior National squads. Bryan has one son, John, and lives in the Bronx.

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Chris Fernandez Director of Squash - Bronx

Chris joined the CitySquash staff in 2015. He manages practices and focuses on the development of the Bronx team members. Chris is an alumnus of CitySquash, having joined the program in 2004. After graduating from the Canterbury School, Chris attended St. Lawrence University, where he was a two-sport athlete, and captain of the varsity squash and baseball teams. Chris brings with him valuable coaching experience, having previously spent time at Westchester Squash Club and Racquet Up Detroit in addition to founding a youth squash program in Canton, New York. Chris has one brother who is also a CitySquash team member and a student at St. Lawrence University. He currently lives in the Bronx.

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Kathryn Brummer  Director of Squash - Brooklyn

Kathryn joined CitySquash in 2015. She oversees squash instruction for Brooklyn team members, and prepares them for tournament play.  Prior to CitySquash, Kathryn worked in the Emergency Room at Lenox Hill Hospital and served as the Varsity Squash Coach for The School of the Holy Child in Rye, NY. Kathryn graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2013 where she majored in Biology and Psychology. While at Mount Holyoke, Kathryn was a four-year member and two-year captain of both the varsity squash and volleyball teams. Kathryn grew up on Long Island and currently lives in the Bronx.

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Lanique Rhyne Volunteer Coordinator

Lanique is a CitySquash alumnus, having originally joined the program in 2006. She joined the full-time staff in 2016 through the Coach Across America program. At CitySquash, she manages volunteers and tutors and also serves as a squash coach. Lanique graduated from Mercersburg Academy in 2012 where she was a three-sport athlete and in 2015 she earned a B.A. in English from Lehman College. Before CitySquash, Lanique was a mediator at the Office of the New York State Attorney General in Harlem. Lanique grew up and currently lives in the Bronx.