John Wall - Clubhouse Manager Judy Sullivan- Assistant Manager
Michael Acerbo - Controller
Food & Beverage
Jeffery Medbury - Chef
Henry Kalinan -Sous-Chef
Juan Silva - Bartender
Equestrian Instructional Staff: Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation
Chance Arakelian-Director of Riding & Head Trainer
Noted equestrian Chance Arakelian relocated to Ox Ridge from California where he has helped countless riders improve skills and reach their goals. Chance has an extensive background not only in training but in judging many of the top-rated horse shows nationwide. “I’m thrilled to be part of all the new changes at Ox Ridge. It’s a great time to be part of the club.”
Ryan is a former Professional Squash Association (PSA) player who reached the world ranking of No. 12 and won 15 PSA titles, including the Motor City Open, in which he defeated then-world No. 1 Ali Farag in the final. Currently ranked No. 18 on the Squash Doubles Association (SDA) tour, Ryan is also an accomplished doubles player, having won major titles such as the Pittsburgh Open. At Ox Ridge, Ryan is responsible for all squash programming and events for both juniors and adults. He also works as the Co-Head of RMS Squash Elite Program. Ryan can be reached at email@example.com.
Rodney Martin -Director, Elite Squash at Ox Ridge
Rod is a legend in the sport. In 1991 he won the World Open and attained a career-high rank as the world's No. 2 player. Rod started his coaching career in 1996 and has coached numerous champions, including his sister, Michelle Martin (Highest World Rank #1); Stewart Bozwell (HWR #4); Kasey Brown (HWR #5); Cuskelly; Dan Jenson (HWR #5); Cameron Pilley (HWR #11); Paul Price (HWR #4); and Anthony Ricketts (HWR #3).
Rod continues to coach many other PSA professionals—many of whom train during off-hours at Ox Ridge—including Mohamed El Shorbagy, Nouran Gohar (HWR #1), Jasmine Hutton, Nicole Bunyan, Abdulla Al-Tamimi, Peter Creed, Chris Hanson and Chris Binnie.
At Ox Ridge, Rod will serve as the Director of Elite Squash. He is focused on establishing a club-wide coaching philosophy for all skill levels, and directly oversees the elite junior programming. Rod can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farid Khan - Assistant Pro
Farid Khan joined Ox Ridge in 2021. Farid has coached in Fairfield County since 2011, helping many junior players achieve success at the national level. Many of Farid’s students have gone on to play squash in the Ivy League and Farid's son, Faraz, is currently ranked No. 53 on the professional tour. Farid was previously the Head Squash Professional at Eastern Athletic Club before moving to Fairfield County.
Executive Board Officers
Heidi Locke Simon- President Shannon Rock Castellanos - Vice President Michelle Saldivar - Secretary Michael Charland - Treasurer
Board of Stewards Jeffery Brown Phillip Kwun Susan Mackenzie Anang Majmudar