Latest News Update

The first Newsletter of 2021 has great news regarding squash coach and player Jenny McArtney from Angus who has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Lisa Aitken has been keeping busy away from court, swapping racket for mic,…
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Challenger Chats: Squash ace Lisa swaps racket for mic

Scotland's top female squash player Lisa Aitken has gone behind the mic as part of the PSA's new online feature, Challenger Chats. Normally on the other side of the microphone, Lisa's now turned her hand to presenting as she waits for a return…

Level 1 Coach Education – Information Session

Coaching and coaches remain an integral part of the strategy to develop squash in Scotland and therefore, we're pleased to announce some developments in this area in the aim to continue to help educate and develop coaches. Traditionally, coach…
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Jenny McArtney BEM ‘humbled’ after receiving New Year’s honours award

Monifieth squash coach and player Jenny McArtney says she was 'humbled’ and ‘shocked' after being recognised in the 2021 New Year's Honours list. The Scottish Masters internationalist was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) by the…

European Masters Championships Rescheduled for 2022 In light of Covid-19 Pandemic

It is with deep regret but a certain degree of resignation that the European Squash Federation (ESF) and Scottish Squash have announced the 2021 European Masters Individual Championships, scheduled to take place in Edinburgh from 16-19 June,…

New Year message from CEO Maggie Still & President Mark Adderley

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 Road to Birmingham – Doubles camp kicks-off Commonwealth Games preparations

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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2022 Commonwealth Games selection criteria for squash confirmed

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 vacancy – Assistant Doubles Coach

Job Title: Assistant Doubles Coach. The Role. 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…
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December Competitions Update – a positive look forward to 2021

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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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…