Meet the England Development and Potential Team
David was a world junior finalist, before turning his hand to coaching in sports clubs and in junior player development at England Squash. He tutors on coaching courses and is qualified in the England Squash high performance coach award (PG Dip) through Gloucester University.
As National Coach, David develops senior players within our Team England and England Academy programmes and supporting them at numerous PSA tour events around the world. David travels to European and World Championships with Team England as well as being involved in coaching our Commonwealth Games players. Away from squash, David enjoys cycling and spending time with his daughter.
Get in touch with David: David.email@example.com
National Junior Coach
Lee is a former touring professional player on the PSA World Tour and began as a club coach at Ardleigh Hall in Essex in 2009. Since then he has been a Regional Assistant coach in the East before becoming National Lead for the Regional programme.
Prior to taking on his current role, he led the U19 boys’ World Team Championship preparations and now leads the England Development Programme (EDP) and Aspire Programme for talented juniors to establish an integrated, inclusive and progressive talent pathway. He has recently completed a High Performance Coaching postgraduate degree and loves watching, studying and talking about the game. Lee enjoys ancient history documentaries and books, when he’s not watching his son play sport.
Get in touch with Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org / @Lee_M_Drew
National Performance Coach
After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a sport and exercise science degree, Josh spent a short spell competing on the PSA World Tour gaining valuable insight on operating at a world level.
Josh started coaching at a young age, attaining the role of Head Regional Coach for the East Midlands at 20. Prior to his role with England Squash he was responsible for the Manchester Squash Academy. In two years, Josh turned it back into one of the largest academies in the country with many high-level juniors training out of the National Squash Centre each week with a large base of players through its development pathway, priding itself in the infrastructure developed for sustained success.
Josh has a fascination for squash and sport in general, and loves anything active. Away from squash, he enjoys listening to music and travelling.
High Performance Coach
Tania had a glittering career on PSA World Tour reaching a Career High of 4 in the World, picking up a Commonwealth Silver Medal in 2002 in Manchester. As a junior Tania shown winning the British Junior Open in 1998 and World Junior Championships in 1997 where she also captained the team to success in the team event.
Since retiring Tania has continue to give back to the sport in her coaching working within the Aspire programme before stepping up to deliver for numerous years at England Junior Level. Tania brings with her a great depth of knowledge and incite of what it takes to win at a junior and senior level.
Tania lends her knowledge across the pathway from England Potential up to Senior level.
Get in touch with Tania: email@example.com | @Taniasquash
England Potential Head Coach - North
Chris comes from a professional career in the sport having reached a high of World No. 33 on the PSA World Tour. He brings a wealth of elite experience with in and an eye for fine detail.
Chris helps deliver on the England Potential squads as Head Coach. Chris also oversees the 4 Northern Aspire regions (North West, North East, East Midlands, West Midlands) headed up by the Aspire Head Coaches, whilst also delivering up the pathway on England Development squads, thus ensuring transfer of knowledge and consistency of messages up and down the pathway.
Outside of delivery on the pathway Chris is Head Coach at the Solihull Arden Club, in Warwickshire.
Get in touch with Chris: firstname.lastname@example.org | @RyderSquash
England Potential Head Coach - South
Adam had a successful junior career reaching No. 4 in England. Following this he went on to study a Sport Management Degree in Sheffield before playing on the PSA World Tour and taking up the role of Head Coach at Berkhamsted Tennis and Squash Coach, where he still is based full time.
Adam helps deliver on the England Potential squads as Head Coach. Adam also oversees the 4 Southern Aspire regions (East, South East, South West, South) headed up by the Aspire Head Coaches, whilst also delivering up the pathway on England Development squads, thus ensuring transfer of knowledge and consistency of messages up and down the pathway.
Outside of the delivery on the junior talent pathway Adam also closely works with a number of players out of Berkhamsted, such as Alison Waters, and Adrian Waller.
Get in touch with Adam: email@example.com | @BESTacademy1