City Squash
Enabling New York City youth to fulfill their academic,
athletic and personal potential.




Sydney joined the CitySquash Board of Directors in 2023. Sydney is a lawyer at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and specializes in capital markets and corporate transactions. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 



Robert joined the CitySquash Board in 2022. He is an ESG Project Specialist in the Sustainability & ESG Advisory Practice at Paul, Weiss. Prior to joining Paul Weiss, Robert was a Consultant at Taproot Foundation in their Advisory Services Practice where he advised corporate clients and NGO beneficiaries. Robert began his career at CitySquash and was Program Director at the organization’s Brooklyn site. Robert received a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College in 2015 where he captained the varsity squash team. Robert lives in Manhattan and continues to play squash actively.



Will joined CitySquash as a staff member in 2022. He is an alum of the program, having graduated in 2020. As assistant director of squash, he is responsible for designing and leading squash practices for elementary, middle, and high school team members. His role is to develop a passion for squash for the entire program. Will graduated from Fordham University in 2020, where he majored in Economics. While at Fordham, Will played on the varsity squash team and also worked and learned how to coach at Westchester Squash Academy where he was the assistant pro for 5 years. Will was born in the Bronx and currently resides in Queens.   



Courtney first worked at CitySquash from 2004-2006 at the Director of High School Placement. After leaving CitySquash, she worked as the Program Director and Dean of Faculty at The East Harlem School for fifteen years, before returning to CitySquash as the Development Director. Courtney graduated from Amherst College with a double major in English and Spanish. At Amherst, Courtney played on the varsity field hockey and lacrosse teams. In 2011, she received her MA in Educational Leadership from NYU. Courtney grew up in Montclair, NJ and now lives in Larchmont, NY with her family.



Lorenzo joined the CitySquash Board of Directors in 2022 and works as a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s Leveraged Finance Group. He earned his BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and his MBA from the University of Virginia. A strong believer in the power of sports, Lorenzo was a member of the Johns Hopkins Men’s Lacrosse Team that won the 2007 Division I National Championship. He lives with his wife, three daughters, and chocolate lab in Summit, NJ



Sanford founded CitySquash in 2002. A strong believer in the enrichment program model pioneered by CitySquash’s sister programs in Roxbury and Harlem, Sanford works closely with the CitySquash staff and Board to improve the breadth and scope of organization. Sanford received his B.A. from George Washington University in 1973, a Ph.D. in Sociology from Catholic University in 1983, and an M.S.W. degree from Fordham University in 2005. A resident of Scarsdale, New York, Sanford is the President of Research Horizons, a marketing research firm, and previously held executive positions at other marketing research firms, including Market Facts, Elrick and Lavidge, Quick Test and Westat. Sanford has his own clinical practice and is a Board member of FJC – a foundation of donor advised funds. An avid squash player since the mid-1980’s, Sanford claims that he is still learning how to play the game.



Tatiana (She/Her) joined CitySquash in 2021. As the Director of Placement, she works ​with team members who are interested in attending private boarding schools or private day schools in the greater New York City area. Tatiana is an alumna of the Loomis Chaffee school in Windsor, CT and a recent graduate of Muhlenberg College where she earned her B.A in Dance (Education) and Theater (Acting). While at Muhlenberg she also served as a NASPA certified Sexual & Gender Based Violence Prevention Peer Educator, the Inclusivity and Equity chair for the Muhlenberg Theatre Association, and as a Residential Advisor. Tatiana was raised in Queens, NY where she still resides with her family, two dogs, and two Chinchillas. 



Isabel joined the CitySquash Junior Board in 2022.  She is currently an Associate at Milbank LLP in the Litigation group.  Isabel earned a B.A. magna cum laude in International Relations from Brown University in 2016 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2020.  At Brown, Isabel played on the women’s varsity squash team for four years and was Co-Captain of the team her senior year.  Isabel grew up playing squash at The Heights Casino in Brooklyn and attended The Brearley School.  She currently resides in Manhattan. 



Luke joined the CitySquash Junior Board in 2022. He is a corporate associate in the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Previously, Luke worked at Shearman & Sterling LLP in the mergers and acquisitions group. Luke earned a B.A. with Honors from the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. At Wesleyan, Luke served as captain of the men’s varsity squash team. Luke is a life-long New Yorker and attended the Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn Heights.


Lanique joined CitySquash in 2006. She attended Mercersburg Academy for high school and graduated from Lehman College in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in English. After graduating, Lanique worked at CitySquash as the Volunteer Coordinator through the Up2Us Coach Across America program for a year, and has been working as a Financial Representative Assistant since. Lanique recently earned her Master’s in Criminal Justice from John Jay College and also serves as a CitySquash mentor to a high school student in the Bronx.