Grant White served as head coach for the Virginia squash teams from 2011-2013, leading the men’s and women’s teams to final 2013 rankings of #26 and #36 respectively. A native of Charlottesville, White has been active in the Central Virginia squash community for nearly two decades. As a junior player, he was Virginia State Champion in 2000 and helped lead his high school team (Woodberry Forest) to two Mid Atlantic Championships (1998, 1999). White played varsity squash and lacrosse at Bowdoin College, helping both teams to consistent top-20 finishes. He was a co-captain of the squash team in 2003-2004. In addition to his work with the teams at UVa, White also coaches squash at the Saint-Anne’s Belfield School and is director of squash and head teaching pro at Atlantic Coast Athletic Club.
White holds a BA in English and art history from Bowdoin College and an MFA in creative writing from Virginia Commonwealth University. He lives in Charlottesville with his wife, Mara, and their son, Virgil.