Welcome to Pinnacle Squash, a squash academy and mentoring program owned by former Malaysian professional player and three time All American collegiate player, Lynn Leong.
Pinnacle Squash “Strives for excellence”, aims to inspire and empower student athletes in all aspects of their lives. Our mission, to help young athletes realize their goals, they must have Grit, Passion and Perseverance.
Principal and Director of Squash at Pinnacle Squash; Senior Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Squash at Yale University
Lynn is currently the Senior Assistant Squash Coach at Yale University where she works with both the men and women’s team. A 2005 graduate of Trinity College (CT) with a BA in photography. Lynn started playing squash at her father’s club in Malaysia at the age of 4 and achieved a world professional ranking of 41 by the age of 16. She was the former Asian Women’s Champion (Jordan, 1996), Finalist in the U19 British Junior Open and Finalist in the World Junior Championship (Belgium, 1999). After coming to the US in 1999, she has been a two time Scholastic individual champion at St. George’s School (RI), three time 1st team All American at Trinity. She is also a member of two time National Team Champions while playing for the lady Bantams.
Lynn began her coaching career at the Apawamis Club in Rye, NY, working under the Hall of Fame squash legend Peter Briggs. For the last 10 years, Lynn has been the Squash Director at the New Haven Lawn Club. While at the NHLC, she has nurtured numerous players to achieve top US junior rankings, including several current and past Yale players. Lynn has help coached two runner up US junior women teams at World Junior Championship (2013 and 2015) while serving as the assistant coach. In 2015 Lynn received her level 3 squash coaching certification from US Squash.
Lynn lives in Branford, Connecticut with her husband Yiming and daughter Blake.