Entries by Andy Weston

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Hamilton Squash Club kick-off landmark Going for Gold Programme

Hamilton Squash Club is the first member club to participate in Scottish Squash’s landmark Going for Gold initiative, supported by housebuilders, Springfield Properties. The South Lanarkshire club were successful in a recent application process which has seen them roll out a new Club Junior Development Programme. Going for Gold has been launched by Scottish Squash …read more →

Latest News Round-Up

It’s another packed Newsletter this month with Scotland’s squash players enjoying success across the globe. Ken Reid won gold at the European Masters event in Vienna whilst Angus Gillams made it back-to-back wins on the PSA Tour. Edinburgh is gearing up for the historic first staging of this year’s European Club Championships in the capital …read more →

Lisa Aitken and Mark James break squash world record

Scotland’s number one squash player Lisa Aitken from Montrose has etched her name into the famous Guinness World Record book alongside fellow Montrose squash player Mark James. The pair smashed the record for the longest non-stop squash rally at Montrose Squash Centre recently reaching 3,606 strokes in one hour 16 minutes which surpassed the previous …read more →

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The renaissance of Forthill Squash Club

The story of Forthill Squash Club is one of regeneration and inspiration. In 2015 the Broughty Ferry club had a membership of 23 which included just one junior player. But after the efforts of a dedicated committee and a ‘squash for all’ approach to recruitment the membership base has risen to 88, a third of …read more →

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Latest News Round-Up

In our latest newsletter and with the 2018/19 season at an end we caught up with Scottish Squash Performance Coach Kylie Lindsay who came on board last year. Away from the courts, former Scottish Squash President Jim Hay has been appointed a Vice-President of the European Squash Federation and we reveal details on how players …read more →

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Jim Hay named Vice President of European Squash Federation

Former Scottish Squash President Jim Hay has been appointed a Vice-President of the European Squash Federation (ESF). Jim was elected on to the ESF board earlier this month at the 2019 European Squash AGM in Birmingham. His appointment comes following five years of great service to Scottish Squash during his presidency and he continues to …read more →