Entries by Andy Weston

Scottish Squash reaches out to broaden horizons in 2018

2018 has witnessed Scottish Squash re-energise the appeal of squash to new audiences throughout Scotland thanks to a number of initiatives. School students across the country have been empowered to help breed a future generation of squash players. Through the Squash Leader Award Programme, selected students are introduced to the concept of school’s squash and …read more →

November 2018 Scottish Squash Newsletter

It’s awards season for sport and Scottish Squash have been recognised with Dave Sturman, Bob Easson and Georgia Adderley all picking up gongs. Dave and Bob claimed awards for their services to squash at a sportscotland awards ceremony whilst Georgia was crowned SW/S Young Sportwoman of the Year. Scottish Squash started taking their Performance Programme …read more →

Girls Do Squash – In 2018

Back in February Scottish Squash launched an ambitious new campaign in association with Scottish Women in Sport (SWiS) and the University of West Scotland (UWS) called Girls Do Squash to help drive participation in squash for women and girls. Since then our Squash Development team have been working hard with clubs and regions to showcase …read more →

Scottish Squash teams up with Utility Bidder

Scottish Squash is delighted to announce a new partnership with Utility Bidder. Utility Bidder have worked with the sporting industry since starting up in 2009. This has given them great insight into the way energy is used within this industry and knowledge of the hurdles the owners come across. They have actively grown their partnership …read more →

David Sturman and Bob Easson recognised at sportscotland Coaching Officiating and Volunteer Awards 2018

David Sturman and Bob Easson have been recognised for their services to squash at a sportscotland awards ceremony in Glasgow last night (Thursday, November 15). David won the 2018 Community Coach of the Year award with Bob Easson winning the Coach Developer of the Year gong at the sportscotland Coaching Officiating and Volunteer Awards 2018 …read more →

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Alasdair Prott targets strong finish to 2018 and fourth JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open title

Rising star Alasdair Prott hopes to finish the year strongly and cap off an impressive couple of months with another domestic title. The 17-year-old from Inverness made the step up to Under-19 level earlier this year and has not disappointed. In 2017, he became the first ever Scot to reach a Dunlop British Junior Championships …read more →

Scottish Squash appoint Paul Walters to oversee new commercial direction

Scottish Squash have appointed internationalSPORTgroup Chief Executive Officer Paul Walters to drive, develop and implement an exciting new commercial direction for the Scottish governing body. The new commercial position will see an overview and implementation of a new commercial framework across all potential revenue streams, including but not limited to broadcasting, advertising, fundraising, licensing and …read more →

October 2018 Scottish Squash News Round-Up

Georgia Adderley headlines our latest newsletter following her gold medal at the 2018 Dunlop British Junior Championships in Nottingham last weekend. She beat England’s Alice Green in the GU19 final 11-4, 11-8, 5-11, 11-7 to secure her second British title. Alasdair Prott won a bronze medal and there was a total of eight Scots who …read more →

Scottish Squash Staff Updates

During the summer period, there have been some internal appointments to our staff team which will ensure the ongoing delivery of the 2015-2019 strategic plan. In our Performance Team, Kevin Moran has taken on a part time position as Senior Performance Coach, supporting our National Coach, Paul Bell. Kevin will also continue in his part …read more →

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Top Scots set to descend on Nottingham for Dunlop British Junior Championships

Alasdair Prott and Georgia Adderley will lead the Scottish charge this weekend as the finest juniors from across Britain compete at the Dunlop British Junior Championships (BJC) in Nottingham. A total of 32 Scots are in the draw for the three-day event (26-28 October), now established as one of the biggest domestic junior tournaments on …read more →

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Scottish Squash sign new three-year kit deal with TTL and launch online store

Scottish Squash has reached an agreement with kit supplier Total Teamware Ltd (TTL) which will see Joma branded playing and training gear being worn by Scotland players and coaches during major international events. The three-year deal sees TTL come on board as Official Kit Partner to Scottish Squash with Joma kit being supplied to players …read more →