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The Road to Birmingham – Doubles camp kicks-off Commonwealth Games preparations

The journey to Birmingham 2022 is underway for Scotland’s top squash players who gathered for a bio-secure training camp before Christmas. Established PSA Tour stars including Greg Lobban, Alan Clyne and Lisa Aitken were joined by the rest of the High Performance squad for a week-long doubles camp at Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Doubles is set …read more →

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2022 Commonwealth Games selection criteria for squash confirmed

Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) in conjunction with Scottish Squash has confirmed the specific selection standards required for nomination to Team Scotland for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. These are in addition to the criteria laid down in the General Selection Policy published by CGS in January 2020. This means seven sports have now agreed the sport …read more →

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Job vacancy – Assistant Doubles Coach

Job Title: Assistant Doubles Coach. The Role. The Assistant Doubles coach is a new and pivotal position for Scottish Squash as we prepare for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The role has been created to support the Director of Squash to select pairings, effectively prepare and support the team who will represent Team Scotland in …read more →

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December Competitions Update – a positive look forward to 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Scottish Squash unfortunately had to suspend the national competitions pathway at all levels in September this year, through until January 1st, 2021 at the earliest. We recognise this has been a major blow to players, coaches and clubs across the sport. Fortunately, with the relaxation of some restrictions, mainly …read more →

December 2020 Newsletter

Our final Newsletter of 2020 is a busy one. There’s news of Scottish Squash’s nomination for an Innovation in Sport Award, details of how we are tackling period poverty & an update on competitive squash returning through our BounceBack events. For full details and more, including news of Alan Clyne becoming a Hall of Famer, …read more →

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Bouncing Back – Competitive squash makes welcome return to Scotland

Edinburgh Sports Club (ESC) played host to the very first BounceBack event last weekend as competitive squash made a welcome return to Scotland. BounceBack was launched earlier this month as a new competition structure, giving clubs an opportunity to re-introduce competitive squash in line with Scottish Government tier-level COVID-19 guidance. Initially BounceBack events are focusing …read more →

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BounceBack events: kick-starting competitive squash in Scotland

Scottish Squash are delighted to launch an innovative new level of sanctioned competition aimed at kick-starting squash in Scotland. In line with current Scottish Government tier-level Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance we’re pleased to announce our BounceBack competition structure which gives clubs a great opportunity to start re-introducing competitive squash – depending on their COVID protection tier. …read more →

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Coach of the Year – ‘early signs encouraging’ as players return to training

After six months away from court, award winning squash coach Martin Woods has been encouraged by the early signs from his charges during the return to training. Martin coaches players from all age groups at both Scotstoun Sports Campus and Western Health and Racquets Club in Glasgow’s West End. He’s been back at Western since …read more →