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Trinity Women's Squash Hires Porras As Assistant Coach

Trinity Women's Squash Hires Porras As Assistant Coach

Hartford, Conn. – The Trinity College women's squash program has announced the hiring of Rodrigo Porras as an assistant coach for the 2019-20 season. Porras is a 2019 graduate of the University of Rochester, where he earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy and brain & cognitive science.  Fluent in English, French, and Spanish, Porras has coaching experience at the Princeton University and University of Virginia squash camps, Chelsea Piers Squash Camp, and MSquash Accelerator squash academy.  Trinity, coached by Wendy Bartlett (35th season), finished the year with a 17-3 record and captured its 13th-straight NESCAC Championship before finishing as runner-ups in the CSA National Team Championships (Howe Cup) for the second consecutive season.

Porras was a two-year captain for the Yellowjacket men's squash squad, and finished 10th in Rochester history with a .750 career winning percentage thanks to a 36-12 won-loss record.  Porras completed his collegiate playing career with an 18-2 mark this spring, and qualified for the College Squash Association (CSA) Singles Championships.  He represented his home country of El Salvador in the Pan-American games in 2019.