Karen Anderson

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Karen Anderson (born January 22, 1971 in Kingston) is a professional female squash player who represented Jamaica during her career. She reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 94 in December 2005 after having joined the Women's International Squash Players Association in the same year.

Career, rankings, championships and trophies[edit]

  • 1981: National and Caribbean Junior Representative
  • 1986: National U17 Junior Champion
  • 1987: National Ladies Champion and National U19 Girls Champion
  • National Senior Team Representative at Caribbean Championships
  • 1988: Runner-up National Ladies Champion
  • National U19 Girls Champion
  • 1989: National Ladies Champion
  • National U19 Girls Champion
  • Caribbean U19 Girls Champion
  • 1990-1995: National Senior Team Representative at Caribbean Championships
  • 1999: PanAm Games Winnipeg Team Member
  • 2000-2001: Milex Liguanea Open Champion
  • 2000-2003: National Ladies Champion
  • 2001: Ranked #3 in Caribbean
  • 2002: Commonwealth Games Manchester, England Team Member
  • Plate Competition Runner-up
  • 2002: CAC Games El Salvador - Silver Medalist Team Competition
  • CAC Games El Salvador - Bronze Medalist Mixed Doubles
  • 2002: Started coaching part-time
  • 2003: PanAm Games Dominican Republic team member
  • 2003: Coaching full-time
  • 2004: Coaching Certification Technical Component
  • 2004: 3rd Place Trident Barbados Open
  • 2004: Coached Jamaica's Junior Elite Squad
  • 2005: Caribbee/Playfair Barbados Open Champion
  • 2005: Attained B2 Referee Certification (Squash Canada)
  • 2005: St. Lucia Open Runner-Up
  • 2005-2009: National Ladies Champion
  • 2005: Ranked #3 in Caribbean
  • 2005: Ranked #95 in the World
  • 2006: Silver Medallist Ladies Doubles CAC Games
  • Bronze Medallist Ladies Singles CAC Games
  • 2006: Named National Junior Coach for Junior Caribbean Squash Championships
  • 2006: Refereed at the Women's World Team Championships
  • 2007: Caribbean Ladies Champion
  • 2007: Retired from competitive play after the Caribbean Championships
    • 2007-present: National Junior Coach
  • 2010: Selected as referee for the Commonwealth Games 2010

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