Masters Stories: “I walked back into the club and the lovely smell of plaster and sweat, and I just thought ‘Oh, I’m home!’”

After a promising spell as a junior, making it into the Scotland U19 squad at 16 years old, Sue Strachan started to drift away from the game as university, work and life got in the way. Lots of other sports followed, but nothing brought the…

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…

Masters stories: Stewart Licudi on lost kit, lifting national crown and a love of Masters squash

With thirteen national titles up for grabs, the Masters National Championship is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious weekends in Scotland’s squash calendar. For many, the weekend provides an opportunity to test themselves against the…

First-timers look to make their mark in Masters National Championship

Thirteen national champions are set to be crowned at this weekend’s Scottish Masters National Championships 2024, taking place at Edinburgh Sports Club.  A cornerstone in Scotland’s squash calendar, this year’s event has attracted…

Progression Reffin’ launched to encourage youngsters to try officiating

Scotland’s young squash players are being encouraged to consider giving officiating a try following the launch of the Progression Reffin’ programme.  The initiative is dedicated to empowering and engaging youngsters aged between 14 and…

The Edinburgh Open set to attract world’s best in March

“Scotland’s richest squash tournament” will make its return in the capital this March, attracting a field of top Scottish and international players. The Edinburgh Open 2024 will feature 32 of the world’s top players, competing at…

TrySomethingNew: H//T SQUASH introduces hundreds of women and girls to “The Healthy Sport”

Like many women and girls in Scotland, Chloe Hockney’s first real experience of squash came during a H//T SQUASH session. The programme aims to introduce females to squash by providing an opportunity to learn the basics of squash in a fun,…

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…

Aberdeen to host Scotland’s top junior players, as squash thrives in the North-East

With junior squash is thriving in Grampian, the Granite City is set for a feast of squash as Aberdeen Squash and Racketball Club hosts the Scottish Junior National Championships this weekend. Squash in the region has gone from strength to…

Alasdair Makes History with Three-Peat; Robyn also Retains Top Spot at U23 National Championships

Alasdair Prott and Robyn McAlpine emerged victorious once again at the Scottish Under 23 National Championships at Scottish Squash Rackets Club, Glasgow last weekend after two action-packed days of squash. The competition returned to the calendar…

U23 Championship preview: Alasdair Prott eyes third consecutive title, targets world top 100

After a strong debut at the World Teams Championship in December, Alasdair Prott is eyeing a third consecutive Under 23 National Championship win at Scottish Squash Rackets Club this weekend.  The 22 year old will make his final appearance…

Five reasons why squash is a perfect sport for the winter

With the mercury set to hit temperatures as low as -10C in some parts of Scotland this week, we took to Instagram to ask why squash is the perfect sport for the winter months.  The responses were varied, but a common theme emerged – squash…

Check out our January update

Our January newsletter featured the fantastic news of several brilliant Scottish performances at the Scottish Junior Open 2023. The newsletter also featured a fantastic coaching opportunity for young people aged 16-35 and details of a Digital…

Paul Charlton on four decades of squash in Grampian: Player. Coach. Referee. Board member. President.

Player. Coach. Referee. Board member. President. Paul Charlton has done it all - and more - in close to four decades of involvement with squash in Grampian. It came as little surprise, then, when the North East squash community rallied to…

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…