Entries by Allan McKay

Top Squash Heads To Inverness

After an eighteen year absence the Scottish Open returned to the professional squash scene in 2019, only for the Covid pandemic to force another pause in 2020. 2021 however sees the return of Scotland’s top event as the Springfield Scottish Squash Open heads to Inverness as Men’s and Women’s $12k PSA Challenger events, each featuring …read more →

Graham’s The Family Dairy set to support the 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open

Graham’s The Family Dairy is teaming up with Scottish Squash to give the world’s healthiest sport, squash, a further boost in Scotland. The family farming and dairy business based in Bridge of Allan has come on board as Official Dairy Partner of the 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open. Being held at Inverness Tennis and Squash …read more →

One Year to Go Until 2022 Commonwealth Games

Today (Wednesday, July 28th) marks one year to go until the 2022 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Birmingham, England. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will feature 25 sports – including squash – and will take place between Thursday July 28 – Monday August 8, 2022. Squash joined the Commonwealth Games programme in 1998 when Scotland’s …read more →

Kevin Moran Appointed for Birmingham 2022

Commonwealth Games Scotland are delighted to announce the addition of Kevin Moran to Team Scotland as they build up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Kevin has been appointed to lead the Achieve 2022 programme. Achieve is a mentor-led programme designed to inspire and educate young athletes and coaches which will run alongside the 2022 …read more →

Highland Hospice Chosen to Benefit from the 2021 Springfield Scottish Squash Open

Highland Hospice is delighted to have been chosen as the charity to benefit from Scotland’s flagship squash tournament, the Springfield Scottish Squash Open, which will be held at Inverness Tennis and Squash Club from 22nd  to 26th September. The event, which attracts some of the world’s best players, is sponsored by Springfield Properties, one of …read more →

BounceBack competition programme prepares for extension into the adult game

In anticipation of a return to squash for over 18’s across parts of mainland Scotland on Monday 28th June, we are extending our BounceBack competition programme into the adult game. BounceBack sanctioned competitions have been supporting regions, clubs and competition organisers to re-introduce competition opportunity for under 18’s under the correct government guidance. BounceBack competitions …read more →

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Springfield Scottish Squash Open supported by the PSA

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has launched its new grant scheme designed to increase the amount of international tournaments on the PSA Challenger Tour as the association looks to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PSA has awarded over 15 grants totalling $55,000 to tournaments from nine countries, which will herald the return of international events on the PSA Challenger …read more →

WSF & PSA Launch World Squash Officiating

Last week The World Squash Federation (WSF) and the Professional Squash Association (PSA) jointly launched World Squash Officiating (WSO), an online education and appraisal portal designed to standardise officiating qualifications worldwide. Full details of the launch can be found on The World Squash Federation website by clicking here. WSO has been launched with the aim …read more →

Squash Masters Online Home Internationals 2021

Squash Fitness presents the ‘Squash Masters Online Home Internationals’ which takes place from the 26-28 March 2021. This excellent opportunity provides masters players in Scotland a chance to reconnect with friends from across the home nations, while being able to take part in a fantastic weekend of fitness based workouts with friendly competition while the …read more →

Level 1 Coach Education Course – Dates Confirmed

Scottish Squash have confirmed the dates for the delivery of two online/remote Level 1 coach education course following a successful information session attended by over 35 aspiring coaches on Tuesday 16th February. The re-designed Level 1 course will provide the opportunity to upskill coaches by delivering sections of the course online, underpinned by Brightspace (Scottish …read more →