STAFF

dEnise
Bonilla

Program Coordinator

Denise joined Capitol Squash in the summer of 2021. She graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in English. At Conn, Denise played squash for 4 years, and captained the team her senior year. She is also an alum of Squash Haven, another SEA member program, where she played for 8 years.

Emily
chernick

Program Director
Emily became the Capitol Squash Academic Director in 2015. She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2011 with a BA in Social Services. She then went on to get her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University. While at Fordham University, she was a Social Work intern at StreetSquash Harlem. Emily graduated from Fordham University in 2014 and is a Licensed Master Social Worker.

Guy
Davidson

Deputy Director

Guy joined Capitol Squash as the Deputy Director in August 2022. He earned his Bachelor’s from Wesleyan University in 2016, where he captained the squash and baseball teams. After graduation, he managed the squash program at SquashBusters Boston for three years and competed part-time on the PSA World Tour. Guy then returned to Wesleyan, where he worked as the assistant coach of the men’s and women’s squash teams and earned his Master’s with a focus in social sciences

meg
taylor

Executive Director
Meg became Executive Director of Capitol Squash in 2014. A Hartford area native, Meg learned squash on the Trinity College courts before going to Vassar College, where she captained the squash team. After graduation, Meg joined Teach For America and taught special education at an elementary school in Washington DC. She received a Master of Education with a concentration in Special Education from George Mason University.

Moustafa
Hamada

Squash Coach

Oscar
Lopez-Hidalgo

Squash Coach

Oscar joined Capitol Squash and the Trinity College women’s squash program as an assistant coach in 2022. He had a successful four-year career for the University of Rochester, where he captained the Yellowjacket team in the 2012-2013 season. His passion for squash led him to the prestigious Genesee Valley Club in Rochester, NY, where he coached top juniors and developed a successful squash program. He also spent the last four seasons as a volunteer assistant coach at Rochester.