Formed in 1967, the World Squash Federation (WSF) is the International Federation for squash, including squash57. It is a member of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and of the Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF).

WSF has a membership of 123 National Squash Federations and a close working alliance with its five Continental Federations.

Squash is an ideal lifestyle sport enjoyed by recreational and competitive players around the world. WSF is responsible for all facets of squash development and promotion, other than the professional tours which are overseen by WSF’s partner organisation, the Professional Squash Association (PSA).
The following Purpose, Vision and Mission are part of WSF’s 2022-25 strategy:


As the recognised International Federation for squash, WSF is the custodian of our sport. We are here to serve our Member Federations, build strong partnerships and provide effective leadership to ensure squash’s future prosperity


A sport working in unison across stakeholders committed to the sustainable development of squash and creating a more inclusive, diverse, healthy and considerate world.


  • GROW: Grow the global footprint of squash and squash57, making the sport relevant to the lives of participants and communities
  • INSPIRE: Inspire all generations of squash participants with exciting and innovative events, opportunities and campaigns
  • TOGETHER: Unite the squash family and partners behind a shared strategy to ensure squash thrives into the future


  • Integrity: We practice exemplary governance, ethics and respect, and create a culture of transparency and trust.
  • Passion: We bring the squash community together to generate fun, excitement, emotional attachment and a sense of belonging
  • Inclusion: We encourage people from all backgrounds and culture to experience our sport, ensuring they are treated with respect, fairness and equal opportunity to participate.
  • Collaboration: We work with others to provide relevant support to Member Nations to enable squash to thrive and grow.
  • Innovation: We embrace innovation to transform the way we operate
  • Excellence: We strive to continuously improve what we do and how, and to provide an outstanding experience for all participants

The WSF Strategy 2022-25 can be found here