Pat Millman will be awarded the Feron’s Wedgwood Sportsmanship Trophy at the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open.
The ceremony will be on Tuesday, October 8, as a part of the sixth-annual Character in Sports Day. Purchase tickets here.
Millman grew up in England. She first started playing squash at age thirty. In 1993 she and her husband Richard moved to the U.S. She coached in California, Atlanta, Boston, Westchester, NY, Stamford, CT and Charleston, SC. She assisted the men’s and women’s teams at Cornell and was the head coach at Hackley School and St. Luke’s School. Two years ago she became the assistant director of Scenic City Squash in Chattanooga, TN.
An outstanding player, Millman won the U.S. 55+ in 2010 and the 65+ in 2019 and is well-known for her sportsmanship.
The Feron’s Wedgwood Sportsmanship Trophy is US Squash’s oldest sportsmanship award. Since 1979, it has honored women who exemplify fair play, respect, courtesy and fellowship with opponents.
Previous winners include U.S. Squash Hall of Famers Goldie Edwards (1980), Carol Weymuller (1988) and Demer Holleran (1989). Last year’s recipient was Abby Markoe.