Squash

 

Nottingham Squash is one of the most vibrant clubs at the University and second most successful in 2015/16, we cater for all level of players. New members are quickly made to feel at home in the friendly, sociable and enthusiastic atmosphere. The club operates 6 men’s teams and 5 ladies teams in the BUCS competitions and local Nottinghamshire leagues. Members of the club also compete in the BUCS Individuals tournament as well as international PSA tournaments.

The season 2016/17 is set to be even more exciting and successful with the opening of the brand new David Ross Sports Village where we will be able to train and play on 6 brand new ASB glass back squash courts and 1 all glass court. For a virtual flythrough  of the sport center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPOsLeCJR68 

There is a weekly club day which involves coaching and match play for beginner and intermediate players, rackets and balls are available for new-comers. Also, the popular IMS box-leagues and ladder competitions allow students to compete competitively against players of their own standard. There are also a few tournaments for non-team members such as The Big Hit tournament first run in 2012. There are numerous socials throughout the year and an annual tour to a popular European city during Easter break or summer holidays.

Visit our website: www.uonsquash.co.uk

Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/159792354096760/

Follows us on Twitter: @NUSquash & Instagram: uon_squash

Please contact Club President Libby Corke (mbyec4@nottingham.ac.uk)  if you have any questions.


We look forward to seeing you very soon.

 

2016/17 Key Dates and Other Information

Club Day (2h free coaching for social players) - every Sunday 1-3pm at David Ross Sports Village

Squad Training (coaching for any team players) - every Sunday 3-5pm at David Ross Sports Village

Engage Session (Session open to anyone) - every Tuesday 6:30 -7:30pm at David Ross Sports Village

 

Don't miss out on the most anticipated event of the season: Varsity 2017! This year we are lucky to have been chosen to host it at the brand new DRSV. So make sure to come down on Wednesday 29th March (K.O 2pm) to support the UoN team!

 

ACCESS TO COACHING FOR TEAM PLAYERS

 

Team players will have access to weekly coaching with one of our coaches as well as weekly squad trainings. To cover some of the costs, the club may ask that all team players pay a small sum of £25 on top of the regular membership, which can be paid online on the left side of this page. Considering a single session with a coach can cost from £15-£35 an hour this is a brilliant deal! For more information regarding coaching structure and team training, please contact Owain Taylor (owaint016@gmail.com) or Lauren West (msylw@nottingham.ac.uk)


IMS BOX LEAGUES - Please email Hannah Bishop (imssquash@nottingham.ac.uk) stating your ability and contact details.  You will be put into a group with 5 or 6 other players of similar ability and you arrange to play them in your own time and send the result to Hannah.  If you win most of your games then you'll be promoted and the challenge is to work your way to the top of the tree! Box leagues are for IMS squash members only.


CLUB DAY – 1pm - 3pm every Sunday (starting 16th October) at DRSV. Coaching will be available. The sessions on the 9th will run as a taster session - if you are thinking of joining the squash club then this session is for you! See our website for more details. Club day is for social members only.

ENGAGE SESSION – 6:30pm - 7:30pm every Tuesday  at David Ross Sports Village. No membership required, no hassle, just turn and play! 

SOCIALS – Socials are held every other week with various nights out (of course the ever faithful CRISIS but also other night too), there are also some ‘playing’ socials with matches organised against the Alumni, and a doubles tournament, followed by dinner and a night out. There is an annual tour to an European City during the Easter/ Summer holidays (TBC). The social secs will keep you regularly updated through our Twitter and Facebook page. 


UNSPSC - If you are a post-grad or member of staff, check out the University of Nottingham Staff and Postgraduate Squash Club. Post-graduates are welcome to join the Squash Club and are also invited to try out for the team.

 
 
 

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1st Team Captain (Ladies)
Hayley Melissa Openshaw-Blower
1st Team Captain (Mens)
Owain Taylor
Club Development Co-ordinator
Alice Kempski
Engage Coordinator
Matthew George Damen
Daniel Murphy
IMS Squash Officer
Akash Shashi Roy
Ladies' Captain
Hayley Melissa Openshaw-Blower
Men's Captain
Tom Bailey
Owain Taylor
President
Elizabeth Corke
Social Sec
Aisling Guerzoni
Sean Murphy
Treasurer
William Tristan Cockcroft
Vice-President
Samuel Jones
 

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