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.

Allan McKay leaving Scottish Squash for pastures new

After 8 years with Scottish Squash, Allan McKay will leave his role as director of development in the summer to take on a similar role with Scottish Cycling. Allan joined Scottish Squash in 2016 and has worked across several areas of the…

Become a Partner of the Scotland National Teams at the 2024 World Team Championships

Scottish Squash is seeking partners to support the country’s top squash players in the World Team Squash Championship, taking place in Hong Kong this December.   The 2024 edition will see the men’s and women’s competitions taking…

Scottish Teams Confirmed for 2024 Masters Home Internationals

Scottish Squash is thrilled to announce the teams that will represent Scotland in various age categories during the prestigious Masters Home Internationals competitions during April and May 2024. With an impressive roster of veteran players…

Squads confirmed for 5 nations in Cardiff

The Scotland squads for the 5 Nations taking place in Cardiff next month have been confirmed. The event sees the young Scots go head to head with players from England, France, Ireland and Wales in a round-robin format. At last year’s…

We’re Hiring

Two exciting opportunities to join the team at Scottish Squash are available. We're looking for the right individuals to join us as Workforce Development Manager and Club Development Manager (Women & Girls) as we continue to grow the…

Becoming National Champion: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again!”

It can take several years of hard work and training to become a national champion – look no further for evidence and inspiration than Norman Paterson, who battled his way to the MO65s title in Edinburgh in 2024 by defeating both the number…

OBITUARY

It is with deep sadness that we have learned of the passing of Paul Charlton. Paul died in the evening of Monday 26th February 2024 after a final battle with cancer. Paul gave a lifetime of support and commitment to squash in Scotland. Paul…

Masters National Champions look ahead to 2024 Home Internationals series after National titles decided in Edinburgh

Truly a sport for all age groups! Squash enthusiasts from aged 35 to 80 met in Edinburgh for the 2024 Masters National Championships over the weekend of 24 - 25th February, with 75 players competing for 14 national titles. Also on the line…

Job Vacancy: Workforce Development Manager

Scottish Squash is recruiting for a full-time Workforce Development Manager to join our team. If you're passionate about developing people this role may be for you! We're recruiting a Workforce Development Manager to help develop and inspire…

New Champions and Future Squash Stars Light Up Junior National Championships in Aberdeen

It was an action-packed weekend of squash in Aberdeen Squash & Racketball Club as the Grampian region proudly came together and hosted the Scottish Junior National Championships again for the first time since 2020, with over 80 junior players…

Penman takes top spot in his final JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open

There was a festive feast of squash on offer on finals day at Edinburgh Sports Club as the JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open 2023 reached its thrilling conclusion. A great day of action rounded off three days of top-class squash with over 185…
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Scottish Squash seek Non-Executive Director (Performance Pathway) to support Olympic ambition

An opportunity has arisen to join the Scottish Squash Limited (SSL) Board as a Non-Executive Director, with a specific focus on the Performance Pathway.  The opportunity comes at an exciting time for the sport, as preparations continue for…

2023 WSF Men’s World Team Championships: Everything you need to know

Scotland will be among the 24 nations competing at the 2023 WSF Men’s World Team Championship when it gets underway in Tauranga, New Zealand from Monday 11th December to Sunday 17th December 2023. This year’s edition will mark a return to for the championship which was last held in 2019 after Covid forced the cancellation of the 2021 tournament. With Scottish interest in the tournament sure to be high, here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 WSF Men’s World Team Championship.

Entries close 16th November for Scottish Junior Open 2023

The JC Lindsay Scottish Junior Open returns in 2023, taking place in Edinburgh from Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th December across two venues: Oriam, Scotlands National Performance Centre and Edinburgh Sports Club. This competition plays…