Archive for the ‘juniors’ Category

Canada Winter Games 2015

Friday, February 20th, 2015

NWT will be represented by a boys and a girls team and the Canada Winter Games next week. Singles matches start Sunday and teams on Monday. On the boys’ side, NWT will be represented by James Huvenaars, Jeremie Kalgutkar, Stephen Messier and Cace Heffernan. For the girls, NWT will be represented by Simone Hipfner, Jada Hawkins and India Edwards. Coaches Ozzie Vallejos and Charmaine Wilson will be accompanying the teams. All of the members are excited to go and we know they will play at the best of their abilities and thoroughly enjoy this amazing experience.

You can follow the team at these two links: the boys’ team & the girls’ team.

Jesters 2014

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

This Thursday, six of our juniors will be heading down to Calgary to compete in the 2014 Jesters tournament held this year at the Winter Club. Stephen, Seth, Cace, Delaney and Simone will all be competing in the main draw while India is competing for her first time in a tournament outside of Yellowknife.  The athletes will be accompanied by Racquet Club Squash Pro, Ozzie Vallejos and assistant coaches Jeff Hipfner and Devin Hinchey. Competition begins Friday morning.

Results will be posted after the tournament.

Western Beats McMaster

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Yellowknife’s own, Devin Hinchey participated on the winning team for the Men’s Team Championships this past weekend playing for Western University beating out McMaster University 6-1. Go NWT Squash Juniors!

Devin Hinchey

Devin Hinchey

Jesters Junior Open Squash Championship

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

This year the tournament will be held in Edmonton at the Royal Glenora Club.

For more information: http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=11412

Junior Squash in Yellowknife

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

The developmental/Canada Games Squash junior squash program starts up Monday, September 9 at the Racquet Club in Yellowknife. Also, the Sunday, junior squash program geared to novice players from ages 4 to 15 starts up on the 29th of September. For more information, contact Ozzie at the Racquet Club: ozzie@ykracquetclub.com

Neil Harvey gives squash camp in Yellowknife

Monday, May 20th, 2013

From May 16 to May 19, internation squash coach, Neil Harvey was in Yellowknife to facilitate a squash camp for juniors, coaches and interested adult players at the Yellowknife Racquet Club. Harvey has been coaching squash for over 30 years and coached previous, world number one, Peter Nicol from England. Clinics were given to juniors who participate in the developmental squash program from Thursday to Friday finishing off the four day session with a mini tournament where players put into practice the many techniques that Harvey had taught. In total 12 juniors participated, 3 coaches and 10 adults ranging from C level to open level players.