Squash Professional & Club Director
Kristi Maroc is a sports business, marketing and public relations specialist, and passionate sports reporter, coach and player. She has a Masters of Journalism majoring in sports reporting, and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Marketing and Communications. She is also an Accredited Level 2 Coach through US Squash, and a Certified Personal Trainer through the USA National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Kristi was formerly the Head Squash Pro and Director at CityView Racquet Club in New York City, where she ran the entire squash program at the facility, conducted private lessons, group clinics, league administration, tournaments and events, and trained varsity high school teams.
Prior to that role, Kristi was the Director of Media and Public Relations at US Squash, the national governing body for the sport, where she oversaw the global marketing, publicity and media relations of the US Open, and wrote and managed the editorial content of Squash Magazine.
Kristi began her career in journalism, as a Reporter and Producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Since then she has headed up marketing and events teams at Special Olympics Australia, the NSW Health Department, and was the International Media Manager at the University of Sydney. She continues her involvement with journalism as a contributing writer for numerous sports publications including Squash Magazine, and has also been involved in developing a global promotion campaign for World Squash Day; previously contributed to the World Squash Federation's international pitch for the 2020 Olympic Games; and was formerly the US Squash representative on the United States Olympic Committee’s media and communications steering committee.
Kristi was virtually raised on the squash court in Australia, with a strong family history in the game. Growing up she was a member of the state elite junior squad, and competed in many national junior titles, including the Australian Junior Championships. She has developed a deep understanding and love of the sport through her lifetime involvement in the game, and over the past decade Kristi has coached and shared that passion with hundreds of players and teams, as well as competing herself for over 25 years in Australia, England and the United States.