Jan. 25, 2018 – New York, NY. Mike Riley, Head Referee on the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, acquired the Stewart Brauns Award, introduced yearly to a person who has made main administrative, off-the-court contributions to the sport of squash. Kevin Klipstein, chief govt of US Squash, made the presentation between the lads’ semifinal matches on the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions glass courtroom in Grand Central Terminal.
Riley has the excellence of being one in all simply 5 licensed World Squash Federation Referees, of which he’s the one one within the United States. His love affair with the game started over 40 years in the past when he returned to his hometown Salford, England after attending highschool in Sweden and the proficient soccer, hockey and golf athlete found squash.
Riley travels ten weeks of the yr to referee skilled tournaments throughout the nation, and infrequently abroad. He additionally a squash educating skilled at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, and for Barrington High School’s membership staff.