Entries by Allan McKay

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Scottish Squash Coronavirus/COVID19 Guidance

Following the latest message from the Scottish Government, announced yesterday (7th May 2020), to confirm that the current lockdown has been extended for another three weeks, we wanted to let you know that we are closely monitoring the messages from the Scottish Government and are in regular communication with sportscotland, who are themselves in regular and direct dialogue with the Scottish Government about COVID-19 related matters.

Finance Webinar

Following feedback from the coaches questionnaire released around the COVID-19 pandemic, Scottish Squash have arranged a finance webinar which aims to support self-employed coaches and players to better understand the support available from government through the UK Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. The webinar will be hosted by Scottish Squash and the delivery will be led …read more →

Karakal Premier Squash League Season Cancelled

England Squash (Premier Squash League (PSL) organisers) have confirmed that the 2019/20 Karakal PSL has been cancelled due to restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement issued from England Squash on Thursday (April, 2nd) announced, “our primary aim has to be to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all players, officials and spectators, and it …read more →

COVID-19 – Squash Coach Questionnaire

Following on from our communication to coaches last Tuesday on the coronavirus pandemic, we’re now following up to gather further information and insight into the impact that this has had on the sector. We’ve pulled together a coaches questionnaire that we would be grateful if you could consider completing. The intention of the questionnaire is …read more →

COVID-19 – Squash Coaches in Scotland

Below is a copy of information released to qualified coaches in Scotland in regards to the current Coronavirus pandemic. Dear coach, Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic Scottish Squash recognise the impact this situation is having on the sport sector and in particular coaches that operate in squash. At this stage we write to …read more →

Scottish Squash Platinum Competitions Postponed As Result of COVID-19 Situation

Due to the escalating health and safety issues arising from the global outbreak of the COVID-19, Scottish Squash have decided to postpone the remaining Scottish Squash Platinum competitions scheduled to run from Monday 16th March onwards. Please note, the Sterling Trucks Scottish National Championships scheduled to take place at Edinburgh Sports Club this weekend will …read more →

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Competitions Update – March 2020

The 2nd Springfield Scottish Squash Open has been confirmed to take place from Wednesday 26th – Sunday 30th August 2020. The host venue is to be confirmed and Scottish Squash are currently inviting applications from clubs/facilities across the country to tender for this opportunity. Full tender information and application details can be found here. For further discussions regarding the …read more →

Competitions Update – February 2020

As we approach the final months of the 2020/21 season don’t miss the opportunity to compete in our various national championships. Scottish National ChampionshipsEdinburgh Sports Club | Friday 13th – Sunday 15th March Men’s & Women’s ChampionshipsEnter here Scottish Masters National ChampionshipsInverness Tennis & Squash Club | Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd MarchMen’s & Women’s Over 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75Enter here New …read more →

Scottish Squash Coach Licence Launched

Scottish Squash are pleased to be launching a new Scottish Squash Coach Licence for all qualified coaches operating in Scotland. The first phased launch of the Coach Licence is aimed at ensuring and improving excellent governance that coaches in Scotland are operating under and also improving communication between Scottish Squash and coaches. In order to …read more →