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Squash challenge encourages members back as Inverness gets creative

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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Club Development update – A challenging year in 2020 and a look ahead to 2021

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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Squash stalwart David Taylor’s sliding doors moment

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…

December 2020 Newsletter

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…
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Bouncing Back – Competitive squash makes welcome return to Scotland

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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Sabine sets sights on 2021 European Masters Championships

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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BounceBack events: kick-starting competitive squash in Scotland

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…
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Inclusivity drive leads to double awards success for Glasgow squash club

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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Period poverty – Scottish Squash’s mission to raise awareness and tackle a taboo

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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Coach of the Year – ‘early signs encouraging’ as players return to training

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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Edinburgh to host 2021 European Masters Championships

Scottish Squash is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 European Masters Championships. The tournament is one of the most popular and well attended events in the squash calendar, traditionally attracting…

2020 World Squash Day competition winner

Scottish Squash has been supporting 2020 World Squash Day through our Squash Around Scotland competition. We asked members of Scotland's squash community to post a photo or video on social media with a squash racket or ball in hand near an…
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Kyle Penman breaks new ground in trophy-laden season

Squash ace Kyle Penman says hard work and his 'shock' win at the 2019 Welsh Junior Open led to him having his best ever season. The Bridge of Allan youngster defeated top ranked boys under-15s player Jack Mahon and third seed Jack O Flynn…

Latest News Update

October's Newsletter has details of our World Squash Day (October 10, 2020) competition and news of Scottish Squash's extended partnership with kit suppliers Total Teamware Ltd. We also have a run-down of how we supported UK Coaching Week…
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Scottish Squash extend partnership with Total Teamware Ltd

Scottish Squash has agreed an extension to the agreement with kit supplier Total Teamware Ltd (TTL) which will see Joma branded playing and training gear continuing to be worn by Scotland players and coaches during major international events. The…