First of all we would like to say a huge ‘thank-you’ to member clubs, coaches and players who have been in touch to support each other and Scottish Squash during the past year.
There is no doubt 2020 was an incredibly difficult year for…
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The journey to Birmingham 2022 is underway for Scotland's top squash players who gathered for a bio-secure training camp before Christmas.
Established PSA Tour stars including Greg Lobban, Alan Clyne and Lisa Aitken were joined by the rest…
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Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) in conjunction with Scottish Squash has confirmed the specific selection standards required for nomination to Team Scotland for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
These are in addition to the criteria laid down…
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Job Title: Assistant Doubles Coach.
The Assistant Doubles coach is a new and pivotal position for Scottish Squash as we prepare for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The role has been created to support the Director…
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Scottish Squash unfortunately had to suspend the national competitions pathway at all levels in September this year, through until January 1st, 2021 at the earliest.
We recognise this has been a major…
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Inverness Tennis and Squash Club members have returned in their numbers to take part in a new target squash challenge.
Players of all age groups have joined forces for the challenge and got their competitive juices flowing again as they await…
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We wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on a particularly challenging year for club squash in 2020, recognise and thank you for the collaborative approach that we – as the governing body – have been proud to be a part of in order to…
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David Taylor vividly recalls his sliding doors moment from 1973.
Back then, the Forres teenager was a below average badminton player, an above average footballer and hadn't set foot on a squash court before.
Playing squash had not even…
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Our final Newsletter of 2020 is a busy one.
There's news of Scottish Squash's nomination for an Innovation in Sport Award, details of how we are tackling period poverty & an update on competitive squash returning through our BounceBack…
Edinburgh Sports Club (ESC) played host to the very first BounceBack event last weekend as competitive squash made a welcome return to Scotland.
BounceBack was launched earlier this month as a new competition structure, giving clubs an opportunity…
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Masters Player of the Year Sabine Mackenzie has set her sights on European success when one of squash’s flagship events comes to Scotland next summer.
The 2021 European Masters Championships will be staged in Edinburgh from 16 to 19 June…
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Scottish Squash are delighted to launch an innovative new level of sanctioned competition aimed at kick-starting squash in Scotland.
In line with current Scottish Government tier-level Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance we’re pleased to announce…
Glasgow University Squash Club has become a double award winning club after putting fun and inclusivity at the heart of their strategy.
The student body was named Scottish Squash Club of the Year in September having already fought off stiff…
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Do you know what period poverty is?
It’s the lack of access to sanitary products, menstrual hygiene education, toilets, handwashing facilities and waste management.
Did you know that as many as 3 in 10 people in Scotland cannot afford…
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After six months away from court, award winning squash coach Martin Woods has been encouraged by the early signs from his charges during the return to training.
Martin coaches players from all age groups at both Scotstoun Sports Campus and…
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