President & Chair of the Board (initial four year term, to commence in September 2022, with the possibility of being elected for a further four years)
Scottish Squash Limited (SSL) is the governing body for squash in Scotland. With a registered player base of around 7,000, a voluntary Board and nine paid staff, including an employed Chief Executive. SSL has a clear focus upon growing the profile and the player base within the sport and supporting the Scottish team to win medals on the World stage.
The current Chair, Mark Adderley, is stepping down following a successful tenure, guiding the sport through the COVID-19 crisis, acting as an equality champion, increasing the reach and diversity of the sport and seeing more players than ever before on the Professional Squash Association tour.
An opportunity has therefore arisen, for a positive, driven team player to join SSL as President and Chair of the Board. The successful individual will gain expertise of supporting and advising a small and dynamic Board. As the Chair of the Board, they will help to shape the future of the sport of squash in Scotland, particularly in relation to overseeing the next stage of the modernisation of the sport; continuing the positive culture that is being developed across the sport and further building of our positive partnerships as we build to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham 2022 and beyond. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for sport. It offers great potential for the development of new and existing skills, meeting new people and new networks and making a genuine difference to sport in Scotland.
SSL’s current strategic plan – A Sport for Health – outlines our vision to establish squash as the healthiest sport in Scotland. The plan can be found by clicking HERE.
For full details of the vacancy, including more information on the role and details of a number of informal opportunities for interested candidates to consider the role, please follow the link below to access the Recruitment Pack: