Club Development Coaching Course 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

WA Squash will be running a Club Development Coaching Course on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1 December 2019 in the Perth Metro area(approx 9am-3pm each day)

Participants are to be 16 years of age or older. http://www.squash.org.au/w/coach-education/education-courses/club-development

WA Squash require 10 participants to run this course at $200 per person.  This covers Squash Australia certification, court hire, presenter fees, manuals and lunch each day.

Expressions of interest are required by 25 October 2019 to Dean Williams at info@wasquash.asn.au    A deposit of $50 is required to secure your place on this course.  Payment to WA Squash BSB 306065 a/c 5388429 (by 25/10/19).  Fully refundable if we do not get 10 participants.

Once the course is confirmed you will be sent the pre-requisites for completion by 29 November 2019.

Greg Chan wins MC Hazel Award at the recent Australian Junior Championships

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Congratulations to Greg Chan from Vic Park Squash Club (who moved to the Gold Coast this year to further his Squash career as part of the Squash Australia Winning Edge program) who was awarded the MC Hazel Award for Boys Overall Best Player at the AJC this week which was held in Davenport.

  • MC Hazel votes are to be awarded for the most outstanding on court performances Votes are awarded to players for performance based on match result, improvement, courage and sportsmanship.

 

Bunbury/Lesch take out the 2019 Country Week A Grade Ladies and Mens Titles

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Congratulations to the Bunbury/Leschenault teams winning the Ladies and Mens A Grade Country Week event over the weekend.  48 teams played at Squashworld Mirrabooka with divisions down to F Grade.

Congratulations to all divisions winners.  It was great to see so many players at the event ranging from 12 years to (lets just say) very mature people.  Great sportsmanship, camaraderie and plenty of smiles from a fun weekend playing the Worlds Healthiest Sport.

For full results:   2019 WA Country Squash Champs – Results

Congratulations to our podium winners and all Juniors who played in the AJC held in Davenport.

IMG_5209Congratulations to our juniors who had podium finishes at the AJC.

  • U19 Boys Runner Up – Greg Chan
  • U13 Girls Runner Up – Isla Harris
  • U17 Boys Third – Dylan Classen
  • U15 Girls Third – Caitlin Pratt
  • U13 Girls Third – Hannah Slyth

Some tough 5 setters on the last day, well done all

For full results see: https://www.sportyhq.com/tournament/view/Australian-Junior-Championships-2019-Platinum

WA Squash 2019 Award Nominations close 6 October

This is a reminder that the Award Nominations sent out 10 September close on 6 October.

  • Awards:  Junior of the Year and Junior Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year,  Referee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year

Please nominate on the forms sent to your clubs.  Only one nomination in each category from your club.

 

Isla Harris and Greg Chan play their Australian Junior Championships final today.

Congratulations to U13 Isla Harris and U19 Greg Chan for getting to the final of the AJC held in Davenport today.  Isla’s match will be streamed live at 11:40am EST and Greg Chan playing up in the U19 is scheduled to be live streamed at 3:10pm EST.  http://www.squashaustralia.tv/

Good luck to the following players who will play off for 3-4.

U13 Hannah Slyth,  U15 Caitlin Pratt, U17 Dylan Classen and U19 Oscar Curtis (Playing up an age group)

For all results https://www.sportyhq.com/tournament/view/Australian-Junior-Championships-2019-Platinum