Born in 2002 and having begun playing squash competitively at the age of 9, Barbadian Meagan Best has accumulated history-making records at the local, regional and international level and has been labelled as a possible world champion.
Throughout her squash career, Meagan has been recorded as the youngest player to win Senior National and Senior Regional squash titles. Her dominance in Barbados and the Caribbean over the years has given her the drive and confidence to compete internationally at the Canadian and US Junior Open tournaments where she is now ranked as a top player in her age group at those championships which draw entries from every corner of the Globe. To date, she is the only Barbadian and Caribbean female to have podium finishes at these prestigious tournaments, and while adding to her history-making accolades by winning the GU15 title at the 2016 Canadian Junior Open Squash tournament, and the GU17 title at the 2017 US Junior Open Squash Championships, she has also amassed (1) Silver medal at the CJO, and three (3) bronze medals at the USJO over the years.
In addition to her US and Canadian Titles, she has accumulated two (2) Caribbean Senior Titles, three (3) Barbados Senior National Titles, six (6) Caribbean Junior Titles, and eleven (11) Barbados Junior National Titles. She is currently the reigning Barbados Ladies Champion, the Caribbean Senior Ladies Champion, as well as the Caribbean Girls Under 17 Champion.
Some of Meagan’s recent accomplishments include being named by the World Squash Federation as Squash Ambassador for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, winning the Ladies Individuals Silver Medal, the Ladies Doubles Gold Medal, and the Team Gold Medal at the 2018 Junior Pan American Squash Championships in Brazil, and earning a Ladies Team Bronze Medal at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Columbia.