Category: Juniors

WA win 3 Australian Junior Open Titles today

Six WA juniors travelled to Davenport, Tas this weekend for the Australian Junior Open.

All players finished on the podium.

Congratulations to:

U19 Girls Winner: Erin Classen

U19 Boys Winner: Oscar Curtis, r/u Dylan Classen, 3rd Remi Young

U17 Girls 3rd Caitlin Pratt

U15 Girls Winner: Hannah Slyth

Full results:

Junior Pennants is back

Junior Pennants started 7 March 2021 at Belmont Squash Centre.  12 teams have entered from the following clubs: Belmont, Bluegum, Cambridge, Madd/Gos, Marmion, Mirrabooka and Vic Park.

For several juniors it was their first competitive match, everyone showed great sportsmanship.  Thank you to Josh Fiorentino, WASA players Michaela Pratt and Remi Young for volunteering to help the players with refereeing.

Thank you to the parents who also helped out.  For results:

Next week is Mirrabooka at 1:30pm 14th March.

Junior Development Camp – registration date extended

2021 Junior Camp is on 28 and 29th January at Squashworld Brentwood (followed by the first tournament of the year, New Years Bash )

As everyone gets back into playing, WA Squash have extended the closing date to 17 January 2021.

This years camp theme is MOVEMENT.  Qualified coaches will lead you through a series of movement skills and fun games.

Get your registration form here: 2021 WA Junior Squash Camp


Oscar Curtis – 2020 Australian U19 Junior Champion

Congratulations to Oscar Curtis who won the U19 Australian Junior Championship on 14 December defeating Luke Eyles (Qld) 11/6, 11/9, 11/3 at Carrara Qld. Oscar is only the second male from WA to win this event.  Dean Williams won in 1974.

Congratulations to the other WA players who entered the event, especially Isla Harris from Moora who was runner-up in the U15.

Greg Chan (Vic Park)- U19 Third

Caitlin Pratt (Narrogin)- U17 Fourth

Isla Harris (Moora) – U15 Second

For all results:

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: