Tim Wyant – Executive Director
Tim became the Executive Director of NUSEA in 2012. A graduate of Harvard University, where he played varsity soccer and was a four-time All-American squash player, Tim competed on the professional squash tour after college and was a member of the U.S. Men’s National Team. In 2002, Tim was hired to launch CitySquash, at the time the fourth urban squash program in the country. Under Tim’s leadership, the Bronx-based program became the first in the country to enroll elementary school students and its students have won over $10 million in scholarships to high school and college. Tim is the Chair of the U.S. SQUASH Doubles Committee and remains the Executive Director of CitySquash.
Renato Paiva – Director of Squash
Renato is NUSEA’s Director of Squash. In this role, Renato oversees the squash programs of NUSEA’s member programs, organizes training camps for the country’s top urban squash players, and provides coaching support to NUSEA squash coaches. Renato is also the Executive Director of Access Youth Academy, a NUSEA member program launched in 2007 that serves 50 San Diego middle, high school and college students. Previously, Renato was the Assistant Squash Coach at Harvard University. Renato was a Brazilian junior squash champion, the top South America junior, and captain of Brazil’s Junior National Team. Renato graduated from Ruy Barbosa University.
Satya Seshadri and Ryan Thompson – Assistant Directors of Squash
As Assistant Directors of Squash, Satya and Ryan organize regional squads, support the squash components of NUSEA’s member programs, and provide coaching support to NUSEA squash coaches around the country.
Satya is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, where he played varsity squash. He then worked as a Director of Squash and Community Service at StreetSquash, NUSEA’s largest member program, which is based in Harlem. Now an Assistant Squash Professional at the Harvard Club of New York City, Satya serves on the Board of NY Squash.
Ryan was born and raised in Namibia, Africa before moving to England. There he trained and played professionally on the PSA World Tour. Ryan moved to the USA in 2009 to train collegiate and top high school players before joining the Urban Squash movement. As of 2012 Ryan oversees the development of the squash program at NUSEA’s member program SquashBusters, based in Boston and Lawrence, MA.
Brian Mathias – Project Manager
Brian joined NUSEA in 2013 to assist the Executive Director in administering special projects such as the Exeter Summer School Scholarship. Brian played squash for Cornell University and later served as director of squash at CitySquash, NUSEA’a member program in the Bronx. Brian is currently the head pro at the River Club of New York.