Podcast by Outside The Glass
Ep.58 Lefika Ragontse
In our continuing series of exploring off-court passions, OTG turns to Lefika Ragontse. The former Trinity star is the owner of Dread Sports and operates three squash clubs in Maryland and New Jersey. But his first love is diamonds.
Ep. 57 Gilly Lane
Gilly Lane is the head coach of men’s squash at Penn. As a player and a coach, he has seen the crippling effects the fear of failure can have on a squash player and has some profound and simple ideas about what to do about it.
Ep.56 John Massarella
Over the past thirty years, John Massarella has progressed along all the stations of a referee—from marking matches at his club to handling local, national and eventually international events and culminating in refereeing world championship finals. He started with pen and paper and now touches the iPad to keep score and he’s worked under seven different refereeing systems. Massarella speaks of his best and worst matches of his career and why he’d be a terrible coach.
Ep.55 Martin Bronstein
Danzig, Bellamy, Rutnagur—the cohort of great squash journalists is small and hard to join. This month, as he turns eighty-five, one of the elder statesmen, Martin Bronstein, tells us about his favorite moments in his forty-plus-year career.
Ep.54 Anil Nayar
A U.S. Squash Hall of Famer, Anil Nayar talks with OTG about a couple of pivotal milestones in his career, including the 1969 National Intercollegiates—one of the most famous moments of sportsmanship in squash history.
Ep.53 Damien Mudge
The greatest doubles player in history, Damien Mudge captured a record 169 tournaments over his twenty years on the pro tour. But it wasn’t always the smoothest journey for the Australian.