Meet the Pro

Galen Le Cheminant

Galen Le Cheminant moved to Charleston after heading up the Concourse Athletic Club in Atlanta. Galen and his wife, Claire, are originally from England. He grew up in the south west of England, namely Bath and his wife in the Midlands region. They have a daughter, Amy, who turned 7 in August.

Galen has been playing squash for 34 years and played/coached professionally for many years in Germany and England. He played in the English National League, German Bundesliga as well as The English County and Local Leagues. He has managed a handful of squash clubs in England and managed two teams in the English National League which hosts some of the world’s best players. He has coached many players from beginners to professionals and some who have reached the World’s Top 10.

Galen’s Playing Achievements

  • England Captain over 35’s – 2006/2007
  • Swiss Open 35’s Champion
  • British Amateurs Finalist – 2006
  • British Nationals Finalist – 2006
  • British Open Finalist – 2006
  • East of England Champ Over 35’s
  • Cambridgeshire Champion ‘03-‘05, Runner-Up ’10
  • Cambridgeshire No.1. & County Captain
  • Over 35’s County Number 1 and National Premier Finalists
  • National SC Champs winners for Bishops Stortford & Euro SC
  • Runner-Up Malmo 2006

Achievements since being in the USA at Concourse Athletic Club

  • Directed the first Atlanta Junior Silver Tournament in the South, October 2012
  • Directed the second Georgia Junior Silver Tournament in the South February 2013
  • Added two National Junior Bronze events to the calendar creating 4 junior events
  • Directed the Georgia Cup National Adult Skill Level Tournament
  • Organizer of 5 national sanctioned events yearly
  • Organized two Professional Exhibition Matches at CAC
  • Competed Grand Masters Squash 40+ – Winner
  • Competed Grand Masters Squash Open – Finalist
  • SDA player first year world ranked #42 only played two events to date
  • Competed Piedmont Driving Club Invitational Squash Open – Finalist
  • Competed Piedmont Driving Club Invitational Pro-Am Hardball doubles – Finalist
  • Competed Dragon Doc Pro Invitational – 3rd Place
  • Competed Georgia Cup – 3rd Place
  • Starting a Schools program in the fall with the Atlanta International School 2014
  • Junior Squash Tour to England in June 2015

Credentials

  • SRA II, equivalent England Squash Elite Level III coach
  • Prevention and Treatment of Injury
  • Developing Speed, Stamina and Strength
  • First Aid CPR AED – 5/2016
  • US Squash TPAC member – Teaching Professionals Advisory Board at US Squash
  • SESRA (South Eastern Squash Rackets Association) – Squash Pro Advisory committee