SQUASH HAVEN BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Squash Haven Board celebrates Founding Board Chair Pug Winokur and our 2018 high school seniors at a board meeting.
All are community residents and/or have ties to the New Haven and Yale communities. None are consumers of Squash Haven services.
Alec Arader is a Yale College graduate who got his MBA from Wharton in 1982. He owns and operates a mortgage banking firm in Connecticut and has enthusiastically supported women's squash, US teams, and growth of the game. Greenwich, CT.
Laura Aronstein has a long standing interest in youth and education. She has coached squash and has a wealth of tutoring experience, including essay writing and SAT prep. Rye, NY.
David Barrett is the Managing Partner of David Barrett Partners. He is currently on the Board of Skillman Associates and is a past Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of US Squash. Mr. Barrett received his BA from Yale in 1981 and his MBA from Columbia University in 1985. Mr. Barrett is Chair of the Squash Haven Personnel Committee. Greenwich, CT.
Eric Berger, MD is a psychiatrist in private practice in New Haven who also works at the CT Mental Health Center and is on the Yale clinical faculty. He graduated from Yale in 1966, New York University School of Medicine in 1971, and the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program in 1976. New Haven, CT.
Elizabeth Carney is currently on the board of the Brunswick School Parents' Association. Elizabeth received a BA in Economics from Harvard, where she also played field hockey for the Crimson. Her son Tyler plays squash at Yale. New Canaan, CT.
Tom Clayton is a Managing Director at A & M Capital Partners. Tom graduated from Yale and received a JD from The Yale Law School. Tom was captain of the Yale University Men's squash team in 1989 and is currently on the Board of Skillman Associates. He is Co-Chair of the Squash Haven board. Rye, NY.
Sequella Coleman is Principal of Davis Street School. Ms. Coleman is a graduate of Hillhouse High School and Tufts University and a former Board Chair of the Foote School. North Haven, CT.
Maryellen Feeley is former Board Chair of Horizons at Brunswick and is on the Athletics Foundation Board at the College of William and Mary, where she played field hockey and received her degree. She chairs the College Committee. Her son Patrick plays squash at Yale. Greenwich, CT.
Bob Gould is a managing director of Spinnaker Trust and a former partner of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. He received a BS from Yale in 1981 and an MBA from NYU Stern in 1987. Mr. Gould is Co-Chair of the Board. South Hamilton, MA.
Natalie Grainger is Squash Director at Westchester Country Club and is a former World #1. Ms. Grainger co -chairs the Squash Committee and lives in Greenwich, CT.
Mark Hayden is the Founder and CEO of Harrow Sports as well as the Founder and Chairman of GloProfessional, a line of high end skin care products. He received a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Greenwich, CT.
Jeff Huffman is a consultant and former managing director at Goldman Sachs. Jeff earned a BA from The College of William and Mary and was awarded the Howard J. Busbee Finance Academy Alumni Award in 2009. Greenwich, CT.
Chrissy MacTaggart graduated from Georgetown University and worked in finance for five years. She currently teaches a drug and alcohol prevention program to third graders at the Waterside School in Stamford, CT and volunteers with several charitable organizations. Greenwich, CT.
Manek Mathur is the Head Squash Professional at the Racquet and Tennis Club in New York City. He played for the Trinity College Bantams and is now currently ranked #1 on the Squash Doubles Association (SDA). New York, NY.
Patricia Melton is the Executive Director of New Haven Promise. A standout athlete and track runner, she was named Yale’s outstanding graduating athlete in 1982 and was honored by the NCAA in 2007 for distinguished accomplishments in the field of education. Ms. Melton has a master’s in education from the University of Arizona and has pursued doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania. New Haven, CT.
Karen A. Miller is the former Director of Racquets at Greenwich Academy and former Assistant Coach of the US National team. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where she serves on the Alumni Athletic Advisory Council, and is a Trustee of Northwood School. Greenwich, CT.
Jamie Minnis is a former commodity options trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchance and New York Board of Trade. He is a 1985 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. New York, NY.
Michael Morand is the Public Relations and Communications Director of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University. Michael is a 1987 graduate of Yale and received his Masters of Divinity in 1993; he is also a former New Haven alderman. New Haven, CT.
John Musto is the Director of Squash at Chelsea Piers Stamford. John is a New Haven native, a former Captain of the Yale Squash team, a four-time 1st team college All-American, and the #1 player on two National Champion teams.
Sam Oh is the Founder and CEO of Mountain Capital Management. He received a BS from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. Mr. Oh currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Yale School of Management and the Squash Committee for the University of Pennsylvania. Greenwich, CT.
Nan O’Neill is a current board member of the Carver Center, Port Chester, NY and is on the Steering Committee for The Taft School’s capital campaign. Rye, NY.
Jeannie Rose is the first female President of the Board at The Hotchkiss School. She currently serves on the Board of the New York Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is a trustee of Brunswick School. She is a graduate of Princeton and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard. She chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. Greenwich, CT.
Dave Talbott is the Director of Squash at Yale, where he has led the Bulldogs to three national championships. Prior to his arrival at Yale, Talbott was a professional squash player ranked as high as 12th in North America; he also served as secretary for the World Professional Squash Association. He is chair of the Squash Committee. Guilford, CT.
Priya Trauber graduated from American University, followed by an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. Priya was the head of Women’s initiatives and Diversity Director at Morgan Stanley and an executive director at UBS. She serves on the Board of Greenwich Academy and chairs the Squash Haven Finance Committee. Greenwich, CT.
Michael Van Leesten is Director of Pathfinder and a math teacher at Hopkins School. Michael graduated from Dartmouth and earned his MBA from Columbia University. New Haven, CT.
Ann Vinci chairs the Program Committee for Squash Haven. Ann graduated from Cornell University (BS, 1974) and from Fordham Law School (JD, 1977). She practiced law for over 25 years before retiring from the New York office of Jones, Day in 2004. Her two children played varsity squash at Yale. Summit, NJ.
Mark Walsh is the cofounder of Silverpeak Real Estate Partners. Mr. Walsh holds a BA from Holy Cross and a JD from Fordham, where he currently sits on the board of the Urban Law Center. He is also a member of the Board for the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA’s Andersen School of Management. Rye, NY.
Annick Winokur is the founder of Sportsometry, a non-profit entity which uses squash and basketball to improve students’ understanding of math and physics concepts. Annick is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a former Director of the Brady Squash Center at Yale. Mrs. Winokur is the Secretary. Fairfield, CT.
Herbert S. Winokur, Jr. is Chairman and CEO of Capricorn Holdings and was the Chair of Squash Haven from 2006-2018. He received his PhD in Decision and Control Theory and AB in mathematics from Harvard, the former in 1967. Greenwich, CT.
Jennifer Zonis. graduated from Harvard College in 1989 and worked for 6 years as a publicist for Walt Disney Pictures in NYC. She is currently on the Board of Governors for Horizons at New Canaan Country School, sings with Acabella and is Chair of the Schools and Scholarships Committee of the Harvard Club of Fairfield County. Jen has spent many years enthusiastically watching her two daughters and husband compete on the squash court.