This section provides material related to the SSRL Performance Programme including news, general information about the various systems, representative results and reports, rankings and performance related articles.

Get fit, stay fit by Georgia Adderley

This month Sport Scotland is turning the spotlight on the role sport and activity plays in improving physical health and developing a healthy lifestyle (#LookAfterYourHealth). In support of the campaign, Georgia Adderley, currently ranked 60…

14.01.2022: COVID-19 Working Group update

14/01/2022 Update The Scottish Government reviewed their current guidance earlier this week (on Tuesday 11th January) and, as a result and following clarification from sportscotland, the content of the previous Scottish Squash Covid-19…

Job Vacancy – Club Development Manager (Women & Girls)

Club Development Manager – Scottish Squash – Part-time Job Advert | January 2022 It’s an exciting time to get involved with squash in Scotland. Scottish Squash are progressing through a new strategic plan, ‘A Sport For Health’,…

OBITUARY

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Fred Ainslie, after a period of illness. Fred was a member of Hatton Sports Club for over thirty years, where his contribution was immense and his legacy will be long-lasting.…

Competitions Update – December 2021

From January 2022 the national competition pathway for squash in Scotland will be reintroduced. A competition calendar for the short 2021/22 season (January - June 2022) has been confirmed and can be seen in the image below. Competitions…

Great run to Lockerbie quarters for wildcard Glen and a PSA debut for Albeer Mehmood

19-year-old Andrew Glen from Glasgow showed real spirit and ability as he battled to the quarter finals of the Lockerbie Challenger. He was one of four wildcard entries. Andrew was finally beaten by the number four seed Aadit Zaveri from India…

Job Vacancy – Membership Engagement Officer

Membership Engagement Officer – Scottish Squash – Full-time Job Advert | December 2021 No squash experience? No problem! Even if you think you know squash, check out the links below: Click here, here and here. It’s an exciting time…

A classic finale at the Grange saw Adderley clinch the title

The best was saved until last when Georgia Adderley, who has had a stellar season so far, added to her three 2021 titles with a great win at the Commercial Water Solutions Grange Open on Sunday, beating number four seed Grace Gear 11-7, 9-11,11-9,11-5…

PSA tour ramping up with double header for Scot’s squash aces

After a difficult year, the PSA tour is heating up with two tournaments in quick succession; the Commercial Water Solutions Grange Open, a men and women’s tournament which kicks off at the Grange Club in Edinburgh between 1st and 5th December,…

Fergus Richards wins first cap for Scotland at World Team Championships

Fergus Richards, the 25-year-old squash pro from Elgin, will represent Scotland for the first time at the upcoming WSF World Team Championships, which takes place in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia between the 7th and 12th December 2021. The Scotland…

Squash The Stigma

We are delighted to have partnered with with The Heart of Scotland Appeal to get the nation moving by encouraging more people to play the sport on World Squash Day, which took place on Saturday, October 9th.  Unfortunately, Coronary heart disease is Scotland’s single biggest killer, with lifestyle factors such as obesity and lack of exercise directly impacting upon a person’s risk. More than a third of adults in Scotland do not achieve recommended levels of physical activity so, to combat this statistic Scottish Squash teamed up with the Heart of Scotland appeal to inspire people across Scotland to get more active, and ‘Squash the Stigma’ that squash can be a difficult and inaccessible sport to get into.  Together we encouraged players across Scotland to get on the court during the 2021 World Squash Day to #SquashTheStigma by posting a #SweatySelfie and donating to the Heart of Scotland appeal.

Get Ready for World Squash Day 2021

World Squash Day takes place this Saturday (9th October) and this year we've partnered with The Heart of Scotland Appeal and Heart Research UK. We want to work together to celebrate the benefits of playing squash for cardiovascular health. Look…

Jack Brodie joins Scottish Squash as Club Development Manager

Scottish Squash are pleased to welcome Jack Brodie into the team as one of our new Club Development Managers. Jack joins us from Lothian Disability Sport and is an important addition to our Development team as we continue to push the boundaries…

One Year to Go Until 2022 Commonwealth Games

Today (Wednesday, July 28th) marks one year to go until the 2022 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Birmingham, England. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will feature 25 sports - including squash - and will take place between Thursday July 28…

Kevin Moran Appointed for Birmingham 2022

Commonwealth Games Scotland are delighted to announce the addition of Kevin Moran to Team Scotland as they build up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Kevin has been appointed to lead the Achieve 2022 programme. Achieve is a mentor-led…