Category: Juniors

Erin Classen has been granted a Tier 3 Scholarship from Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Congratulations to WA junior Erin Classen on receiving a scholarship for 2021.   This scholarship will help her reach the highest level of squash.  This program provides financial support and acknowledges the incredible efforts Erin has put in, who has shown compassion, athletic drive and determination to chase her dream.

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame seeks to inspire the next generation of Australians to achieve their potential in both sport and life. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship and Mentoring Program is one such opportunity that we have to do this.  Click here to find out more about Erin:

Scholarship Holders

Congratulations to Grace Gelman and Aidan Mascaro who were awarded the Sportsmanship Awards at the recent WA Squash State Junior Zone Team Championships

During the championships each Zone awards votes to their opposition for the most outstanding performance based on match result, improvement, courage and sportsmanship.  These awards are named after two people who have a long history in helping our Juniors – Joyce Barnett and Chase Renner.

Congratulations to Grace Gelman (Southern Stars) for winning the Joyce Barnett Award and Aidan Mascaro (Central Champs) for winning the Chas Renner Award.

 

South West Smashers win 2020 State Junior Zone Championships

WA Squash ran the annual State Junior Zone event on 1&2 October.  Juniors from Esperance to Moora entered, ensuring two days of great squash, sportsmanship and making new friends.

Congratulations to South West Smashers who won the Zone event

  1. South West Smashers
  2. Central Champs
  3. Northern Nicks
  4. Southern Stars
  5. Eastern Energy

The B Grade team event was won by Vic Moora who were undefeated.

  1. Vic Moora
  2. Vic Park 1
  3. Bluegum 2
  4. Marmion
  5. Mirrabooka Galaxy
  6. Bluegum 1

 

 

Is Talent Enough?

Attention Juniors: Get a competitive edge – Develop your mental game

Denis Vincent, Talent Coaching Psychologist is offering  1 x 4 weekly group Sport Psychology Programme for athletes U16.

Please contact Denis via email: denis@talentcoaching.com.au

 

Juniors Erin Classen and Oscar Curtis were nominated for 2019 WA Junior Sports Star of the Year

The recent WA RAC Sports Star of the Year Awards were held at Optus Stadium on 13 February.   Erin Classen and Oscar Curtis were nominated for the 2019 Hyundai Junior Sports Star award.  Although they were not selected as a finalist for the award, WA Squash would like to congratulate these juniors for their outstanding  achievements last year.

Erin attended the event along with the 1977 winner Dean Williams.

Congratulations to WA Juniors selected in the Australian Junior Trans Tasman Team

Congratulations to the following players selected to represent Australia at the Junior Trans Tasman Test Series against New Zealand on 14-15 April on the Gold Coast:

U17 – Greg Chan, Oscar Curtis and Erin Classen

U13 –  Eric Marsh

Good luck to you all with your training and the Test series.

For further information: https://www.squash.org.au/w/blog/trans-tasman-test-series-2020-squash-australia-announces-junior-team