Entries by Allan McKay

Coach Development Update

Building on the partnership between Scottish Squash and England Squash, and following the initial meeting of a collaboration working group, we are now in a position to provide an update on the recent development of our Coach Education programmes. The Level 1 coaching course continues to be delivered and the next course is planned for …read more →

Competitions & Events October Update

With the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open, G/RLS DO SQUASH regional events and a number of sanctioned competitions coming up, the remaining months of 2018 have plenty to be involved with. The 2018 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open takes place from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th December 2018 in Edinburgh. Edinburgh Sports Club and Oriam …read more →

2018/19 National League

Men’s & Women’s National League for the 2018/19 season has been launched and we are now accepting entries from all member clubs. National League is a competition organised by Scottish Squash where clubs compete to become National Club Champions. The competition runs a men’s and women’s league and the winners from each league qualify to …read more →

2018/19 Masters Selection Criteria Published

Following on from the information released from the survey regarding players selection into Scotland Masters teams, the 2019 Scottish Masters selection criteria and selection policy has now been published. A copy of the selection policy can be found here. Players are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the policy prior to the 2018/19 season getting underway.

JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open 2018

Scottish Squash are pleased to announce that entry into the 2018 JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open are now being accepted. Individuals looking to enter the event should enter online through the European Squash Tournament Software website. Individuals/groups looking to enter the event and purchase a tournament package which includes accommodation, meals and transport should complete …read more →

2018/19 Masters Selection Criteria

Scottish Squash recently carried out a survey to gain feedback into the selection criteria that determines team selection into the Scotland Masters International teams which represent Scotland and compete at the Masters Home Internationals at the end of each season. We received over 120 responses, and feedback provided through the survey has been incredible and …read more →

Interim Central Regional Coach Announcement

Scottish Squash are delighted to announce that Jane Martin has been appointed as Interim Central Regional Coach with Scottish Squash. On her appointment Jane said, “I’m delighted to be part of the Central Regional Programme, and I’m looking forward to encouraging the kids, from all clubs in the region, to be the best they can …read more →

Competition Structure Survey – Feedback

Scottish Squash launched a new competition structure at the start of the 2017/18 season for the junior and senior circuits. Changes were also made to the masters circuit in consultation with a working group which was set up during the consultation period. A survey was carried out at the end of the 2017/18 season to …read more →

England Squash Level 3 Coaching Qualification

Scottish Squash are continuing to develop their coach education pathway and the focus for the 2018/19 season will continue to be around level 1 and level 2 courses and continues professional development sessions for coaches. Scotland launched a new level 1 coaching qualification at the beginning of the 2018/19 season. This course will continue to …read more →

Scottish Masters Selection Criteria – vote now

Scottish Squash have been reviewing selection criteria at all levels (junior/senior/masters) to ensure they are fit for purpose. Feedback has also been gained through the Masters survey which was carried out in May and feedback received suggests the Masters selection criteria needs to be reviewed. Scottish Squash will be adding two specific points to the …read more →

Scottish National Championships 2018

Following the postponement of the 2018 Scottish National Championships in March due to adverse weather, the event has been scheduled to kick off the 2018/19 season. The event is now scheduled to take place from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August 2018 at Edinburgh Sports Club. The competition will also be run as the first …read more →

2018/19 Competition & Events Calendar Update

Scottish Squash can confirm that the 2018/19 Competition and Events calendar has now been released following the period of sanctioning requests for Platinum and Gold level competitions. The calendar for the season can be found here. The calendar currently includes the following: Platinum sanctioned competitions and locations – further information here. Gold sanctioned competitions and …read more →

Gold Event Applications Open

Scottish Squash are accepting applications from clubs/regions wishing to run Senior and Junior Gold events in season 2018/19. For any clubs wishing to apply, please complete the Gold Event Application Form which can be found here before Sunday 24th June 2018. Further details on Gold events and the wider competition structure can be found here.