Reg Schonborn, who serves as Harvard's recruiting coordinator, joined the Crimson coaching staff in the spring of 2011 after spending the five previous years coaching at his alma mater, Trinity. Schonborn, who was integral in the recruiting, training and fundraising with the Bantams, brings a wealth of squash experience to Cambridge.
In two seasons with the Crimson, Schonborn has helped Harvard win a pair of team national championships, two Ivy League titles and three individual national titles. He has also coached a total of nine All-Americans, including five first-team selections, four Ivy League Players of the Year, two Ivy League Rookies of the Year and six All-Ivy picks.
Schonborn joined the Trinity College women's squash and tennis coaching staffs as a graduate assistant in 2006. In 2008, he was named assistant coach for the men's squash and tennis programs at Trinity. A 2006 graduate, Schonborn was a captain, a three-time All-American, and a two-time Most Valuable Player for the Bantams squash team. In 2005, Schonborn was honored with the Skillman Award for sportsmanship in intercollegiate squash.
Schonborn, who has maintained an international squash ranking since 2004 (reaching as high as No. 82 in the world), won four national championships as a player with the squash team at Trinity, and won an additional four as a coach on the Bantams staff. His extensive coaching resume includes the European Squash Academy, the International Squash Academy, the Greenwich Academy Squash Camp, and the Above the Tin Squash Camp.
As a student at Trinity, Schonborn was a resident assistant and worked for the development office. In 2006, he was recognized with the Edwin P. Nye Award in engineering for understanding the balance between man’s technology and the environment.
Schonborn earned a bachelor’s in engineering from Trinity with a concentration in electrical, and a master’s in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2006.