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We promote, foster, and develop squash in the greater Waikato Region through a coordinated and professional approach.

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Register NOW!!!  Squash Waikato Junior Squad Muster on 3rd December at Hamilton Squash Club.

The selectors will be looking at the kids with a view to picking them for the squads and upcoming Waikato Squads.

Time of the muster are as follows.

Players Under 11, 13 for next season 10am -12pm

Players Under 15, 17 and 19 12pm-2pm

 

Register Here for the muster and/ or the squads – if you can’t attend the muster, please register for squads if you are interested.



Great Time had at the 2017 Waipa Big Nix Interschools Squash Tournament

The Waipa Big Nix Interschools Squash Tournament, held in Te Awamutu on the 26th October, was a big hit with all who were involved. Cambridge Middle School claimied victory as the 2017 Big Nix Squash Champions and took the trophy off the previous title holder, TA Intermediate who were only a mere point behind. 32 Intermediate kids had been selected to represent their school at this annual event which followed on from the Primary School Division held at Cambridge Racquets Club, the month earlier, which also had a 32 draw.



Squash Waikato High Performance Coach Position

Are you passionate about Player Development and Talent Identification?

Then this could be the opportunity for you. Squash Waikato is looking to appoint a High-Performance Squad coach for two years from December 2017 - 2019.

Squash Waikato is committed to the management and improvement of its top performing players, and has a robust training program to facilitate the squad structure.  In order to provide the necessary skilled management and delivery of this program, we require a High-Performance Coach to facilitate and manage the players and coaches.  To ensure we get the best coach we can for our players this opportunity has gone to market.

 

Job Description

We are currently looking for someone with excellent relationship building skills and a passion for the development of young squash players. You will be responsible for developing and implementing best practice programmes, and provide opportunities for the players to ensure they are developing a wide range of skills.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills together with the ability to relate to a wide range of people are pre-requisites. Ideally you will have experience in the identification and development of players. 

  • Coaches will be required to manage each squad
  • Monitor squad members training outside of squads
  • Plan and execute coaching sessions
  • Complete Individual Performance Plan with each Elite Junior squad member
  • Write an end of season players report for Junior Elite and Development Squads.
  • Be committed to attending competition and training requirements for the squad.

Interested coaches should send a letter outlining how they meet the above selection criteria and their CV including:

 

  • Skills Summary
  • Experiences and Accomplishments
  • Coaching Qualifications
  • Any other relevant awards and information
  • Referees

 

This must be received by Wednesday 15th November 2017 – all applications and enquires to Zoe Toombs manager@squashwaikato.co.nz 027 465 3303

Please note that this is a part time role, contracted role. 

Getting Started

Squash is gender-neutral sport and is accessible to all ages, colours and beliefs. Everyone can play - all you need is a racquet and ball, and to rent a squash court.

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Tournaments

Sharpen your game and play against similar graded players.  Anyone can enter, so find out when the next tournament is near you and enter with some mates!

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Player Profiles

Find out more about some of the top players in the Waikato and New Zealand, what makes them tick and how they can inspire you.

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