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FUNDED Level 1 coach training at Dunnington 10th Feb 2018

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England Squash Participation Award (Level 1)

England Squash have agreed to run a one day Level 1 course at the Dunnington club, this will be for our members and other attendees from the York and District area. The club is keen to further enhance our coaching capabilities and as a result have agreed to fund a limited number of attendees. The training will be a full day both on court and in the classrom on 10th February 2018. This one-day coaching award provides your first steps into coaching and is a pre-requisite for those wishing to take the England Squash Club Coaching Award (Level 2).



You’ll learn a number of skills and techniques from how to organise and build rapport with players to basic techniques, tactics and ideas to deliver fun and engaging sessions to a variety of players. You’ll discover how to support, enhance and develop players, and attract new ones. The course is made up of the following topics:

  • Junior squash and how to deliver squash within a primary and secondary school environment.
  • Coaching different participants within a club or leisure centre setting.
  • An introduction to squash 57 and how to organise informal play sessions.
  • Creating and nurturing effective squash and squash 57 communities.


  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • You will need to have a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the game.


  • The course normally costs £150 and includes one year's England Squash coaching membership (which includes Public Liability Insurance). For a limited number of Dunnington members the club will fund the £150. If you leave the club within 12 months of taking the course then this would need to be repaid.
  • It is important that you register online with England Squash for this course as the registration process has terms and conditions and other personal items such as emergency contact details.
  • You will need to have an up-to-date Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure (approx. £18)
  • You must also attend a safeguarding course - either face to face or online (approx. £20)

If you would like to secure your place you can book this via the England Squash website and pay directly, the club will then reimburse you. Here is the link to the booking page:

If you have any queries please reply to this mail and we'll come back to you.

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