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Luke Hammond Joins Harvard Squash as Assistant Coach

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Luke Hammond has been named an assistant coach for Harvard men's and women's squash.

Hammond joins the Crimson after a three-year term at SquashBusters, an urban squash program in Boston. At SquashBusters, he guided guide his players to three Urban Team National Finals and one Urban Team National Championship. He helped found and coach the SquashBusters' AP team, an elite tournament team for ambitious and promising players. Luke also served as a coach at Power Squash Academy.

Prior to coaching at SquashBusters and Power Squash Academy, Hammond was the president and captain of Kenyon College squash. He oversaw all aspects of the emerging program including funding, scheduling, recruiting and practice planning. Hammond developed Kenyon's most competitive schedule ever, including matches against Denison, Northwestern, Navy and Rochester.

Hammond graduated from Kenyon in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and environmental studies. He was a member of the lacrosse team at Kenyon where he helped the Lords to two NCAA tournament appearances.