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Jack Wyant - Head Coach

The 2009 US Squash National Coach of the Year, Jack Wyant recently completed his sixth season as both the men's and women's head squash at Penn in 2015-16, and was named the first-ever Director of Squash, while remaining the head coach of the women's program.

In 2014-15 the Penn women's squash team went a perfect 7-0 in the Ivy League claiming the program's third Ivy League championship. The 2014-15 title is Coach Wyant's second with the women's program at Penn.

The Quakers went on to finish the season 14-3 overall, and fourth in the country after the CSA Howe Cup. Three players were named CSA All-America - Anaka Alankamony and Marie Stephan first-team, and Yan Xin Tan second-team - and three were named All-Ivy.

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Gilly Lane - Co-Director Head Coach

Gilly Lane C’07 was named the Head Coach of the men's squash program in March of 2016. Lane re-joined the Penn squash programs as an assistant coach in July 2013, and recently complete his two seasons as an assistant coach and one as an associate head coach under Jack Wyant at Penn.

In March of 2015, Lane was selected U.S. Squash men’s team at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada in July.

Lane helped guide the Penn women's squash team that went a perfect 7-0 in the Ivy League claiming the program's third Ivy League championship. The Quakers went on to finish the season 14-3 overall, and fourth in the country after the CSA Howe Cup. Three players were named CSA All-America - Anaka Alankamony and Marie Stephan first-team, and Yan Xin Tan second-team - and three were named All-Ivy.

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Emery Maine Greenwood - Assistant Coach

Emery Maine Greenwood, a two-time College Squash Association (CSA) All-America at Princeton during her collegiate days, enters her first season as an assistant coach with Penn Squash in 2016-17.

Although she played at Princeton, Maine Greenwood is no stranger to Penn Squash. In addition to her four years competing against the Red and Blue, she watched her younger brother, Jack, play four years of squash at Penn where he was a two-time team captain before graduating in 2015.

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Joseph Raho - Assistant Coach

Joseph Raho joined the men's and women's squash coaching staff for the 2014-15 season after a distinguished playing career at the University of Pennsylvania.

A native of Bedford, N.Y., Raho captained the Penn team as a senior in 2008-09. During his time at Penn the squad finished 5th in the country twice and 7th once.

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Tracy Zimmer - Strength and Conditioning Coach

Tracy Zimmer has been at Penn since 2010 and serves an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Zimmer designs and implements programs for Men & Women's Squash, Men's Lacrosse, Men & Women's Cross Country, Track & Field (Jumpers), Women's Rowing, and Women's Tennis.

In addition to coaching athletic teams, Zimmer also handles all administrative details for the strength and conditioning department including the use of SpartaTrac Technology for Penn Sports Performance.

In 2010, Zimmer earned her Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology from Temple University. While at Temple, she was a member of the women's lacrosse team and a two-time team captain. As a senior, she was named first-team All-Atlantic 10 and also earned a spot on the conference's All-Tournament Team. Zimmer earned her Master's in Sport Psychology from Temple in 2014.

Zimmer is also the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Holy Family University and works with Ultimate Lacrosse as the head and assistant coach for various teams and age groups throughout the Pennsylvania/New Jersey area.

Zimmer has also competed in the sport of powerlifting, and holds the Pennsylvania state squat record (182.5kg) in USAPL. Zimmer is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and USA Track Level 1 Coach.

Amy Gross - Sports Performance Coach

Amy Gross, M.S.Ed., M.Phil.Ed. helps clients identify and improve areas that are critical for successful performance and brings a strengths-based approach to every client interaction. Her collaborative and results-driven philosophy equips clients with the tools needed to reach their potential.

Amy earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Yale University and holds two Master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in Counseling and Mental Health Services and Professional Counseling and Psychology.