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Squash Waikato General Manager Vacancy

Serving the Waikato for over 50 years, Squash Waikato has a strong presence in the region with a network of 25 affiliated clubs.  The appointment of this Manager’s role is crucial to the ongoing success of our sporting body. 

The core focus of this role is to maximise the use of our squash infrastructure, increase revenue streams and maintain relationships with funders, increase the participation and performance of people playing squash within the Waikato, and meet the needs of our squash community through providing excellent support to our member clubs. 

The successful applicant should exhibit the following attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience of strategic planning and implementation
  • Ability to develop and implement initiatives to take the sport ‘to the people’ and to motivate clubs to increase membership
  • Relationship building with clubs, Squash NZ and other stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and presentation skills
  • Self-motivation and self-management
  • Sponsorship and funding experience
  • Experience and exposure to the sports & recreation sector
  • Computer skills, including presentation preparation
  • Financial skills, including budget development and management
  • Manage and maintain relationships across the sports sector

This role will be for 40 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required. The role comes with some flexibility as long as all responsibilities are met. - so if you have what it takes apply now! 

Applications close 19th October 2018 – Please email your CV and covering letter to board@squashwaikato.co.nz

Please see link for Job Description - SW Manager JD

 



Werder Rackets Junior 1 Day Series 2018  Werder-rackets

We have had a successful Junior 1-day Series for 2017. With nearly 90 different participants throughout the series.

A huge thank you to our sponsor Werder Rackets.

Series Results

 ‘Best & Fairest’.  At the end of the series coaching sessions with Werder Rackets and racket will be drawn from all the nominees: Winner – Alex Martin

v  Winner Ben Newman – 112pts
v  Runner Up Katerina Reedy – 110pts
v  3rd Place Hannah MacDonald – 97pts

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  Te Rapa Lugton  Ruakura Paeroa Waihi Huntly Lugton  Te Awa Cam HSTC Total
Ben Newman   11 12 11 12 15 10 10 16 15 112
Katerina Reedy 11 12 15 12   11 12 12 12 13 110
Hannah MacDonald 10 15 12 12   15 10 11   12 97


Well Done Waikato

Nine Districts battled it out in both the Men’s and Women’s draws to try and claim the prestigious Inter-District Teams title being hosted by the Panmure Squash Club on the 31st August – 1st September.

Waikato Senior Men have created history by winning their first ever Senior Mens Inter-District teams title 3-1. Our Women came a respectable 4th in the event. Well done to all our players.Publication1

 

Men: 1. Zac Millar 2. Lawamba Chileshe 3. Temwa Chileseh 4. Allan Crome 5. Ben Calvert 6. Phil Buscke Somervell Coach: Phil Buscke Somervell Manager: Nicola Blake

Women: 1. Casey Owen 2. Georgia Robcke 3. Nicola Blake 4. Sophie Hodges 5. Ashleigh Matthews Coach: Phil Buscke Somervell Manager: Nicola Blake

 

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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