Program Manager: Academics
Originally from California, Bianca has always been an advocate for educational spaces that empower students of color. Bianca graduated from Brown with her Sc.B in Educational Neuroscience in 2016, and her M.Ed. in Elementary and Bilingual Education from UCLA in 2018. During her three years in Los Angeles, she taught middle school as a founding teacher at Equitas Academy and focused her teaching practice on centering student voices. Bianca joined SquashBusters Providence in August 2019 and works in academics with Del Sesto Middle School students.
Stefano has been actively engaged with the Rhode Island squash community for 27 years. He was a top junior squash player in Brazil, he played varsity squash at Trent University, Canada and has won numerous Rhode Island State championships. Prior to joining SQB, he was the Chief Applications Research Officer at Clark Labs, Clark University, MA for 25 years. His passion and commitment for squash and education led him to SquashBusters. Stefano received a B.S. from Trent University, Canada and a M.Sc. from Clark University, MA.
Christian was born and raised in Providence, RI. After completing General Studies at Community College of Rhode Island, he transferred to Rhode Island College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2019. Christian worked as a teacher’s aide for Providence Public Schools while in college and fell in love with education and pedagogy. After graduation, he continued his work in classrooms as a behavior specialist as well as a substitute teacher before joining SquashBusters. Christian is passionate about education and social justice issues. He is looking forward to helping in the development and implementation of instructional materials and curriculum programs that will allow SquashBusters students to thrive.
Program Coordinator: Squash
Nina earned her B.A. from Yale University where she was a member of the squash, tennis and lacrosse teams. She also holds an M.A. in Journalism from NYU. She was Managing Editor at Tennis Week Magazine and Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Publications at the Darden School at UVA before taking time off to start a family. While raising her three girls, she was able to coach lacrosse and squash for more than 15 years. In addition, she served on the board of Barrington Education Foundation which provides grants that support the enrichment of all students within Barrington Public Schools. She is excited to be working for SqB where she can combine her love of athletics and education to help enhance the lives of SqB students.
An alum of SquashBusters Boston, Steven has over 20 years of squash experience between playing and coaching. Upon completing his collegiate studies in medical assisting, began his coaching career at SquashBusters as the Middle School Squash Coordinator. During which he led the development and training of the next generation of squash players.
Steven has also coached in a number of settings including Infinitum, SquashWest, PVD Squash where he honed his expertise in working with players of all ages and levels. In addition to private lessons, member clinics, and tournament organization/management, he also worked with a number of private school teams. None more extensively than St. Mark’s School, where he was an Admission Counselor and Squash Director. During his time he not only led the teams to higher divisions of competition in the regular season, but also a national championship to conclude their 22-23 season.
He is thrilled to be back and looking forward to growing the program to the best of his ability!