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Coach development

Our coaching pathway can guide you through your coaching career, from our Level 1 Award enabling you to coach beginners, to our Level 3 for those with aspirations to develop players to elite standard.

We're committed to supporting the development of coaches at all levels, and in addition run a number of coaching courses, workshops and seminars throughout the year to offer professional development opportunities to hundreds of coaches.

Qualifications we deliver:

England Squash Participation Award (Level 1)

This one-day award qualifies and insures coaches to deliver junior squash, and squash and squash 57 independently to groups of beginners. Ideal if you’re an aspiring coach with limited experience or a parent or leader keen to help out with coaching or increase participation at your club or facility.

Participation Award

England Squash Club Coach Award (Level 2)

A three-day qualification which enables coaches to learn the skills to coach beginners as well as club to intermediate level for juniors and adults.

Club Coach Award

England Squash Talent Development Award (Level 3)

A eight-day qualification enabling coaches to deliver individualised seasonal and weekly plans to both juniors and adults at beginner, intermediate and advanced level (County and Area Academy).

Talent Development Award

England Squash High Performance Award (Level 4)

A ten-day postgraduate diploma in personal and professional development learning advanced training methods in coaching elite squash. The application process is now open for the 2017 course and closes on 28th April 2017. For more details on the course and how to apply click below:

High Performance Award

Young Leaders Award

A six-hour course for those aged 14 and over who wish to work as a leader/assistant to qualified squash coaches or teachers in a university, school or club environment. Ideal for those who are too young to do the Level 1 or for those looking to boost their confidence. To express your interest, get in touch with the coaching team:

Young Leaders Award

Teachers Award

A three-hour workshop for teachers, trainee teachers and adults wishing to introduce squash specific skills in a fun and inclusive school environment (curriculum and extra curriculum time), without the need for a squash court. To express your interest, get in touch with the coaching team:

Squash 101 Leader

A three-hour workshop aimed at university students, public facility staff or club members wishing to deliver Squash 101, box leagues, social play, competitions and tournaments.

Squash 101 - Clubs & Leisure Providers

Conferences, workshops and seminars

Want to stay ahead of the game? We also host a number of conferences, workshops and seminars throughout the year to aid professional development, and enable coaches to discover emerging techniques and philosophies. Please keep checking back on our course finder as we're adding these all the time.

Any questions?

For more info on our course, please visit our coaching FAQs or contact our coaching team:

If you can’t find a course in your area, please keep checking our Course Finder as new course dates are added regularly.