The Squash NWT Charter Court of Excellence was formally opened Friday May 8th 2015, immediately before the finals of the Racquet Club’s Club Championships.
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From Friday October 17 to Sunday the 19, Barb Cooper, Canada’s only level 5 squash coach, visited Yellowknife to give coach and player training sessions at the Yellowknife Racquet Club.
During this past Thanksgiving weekend (Oct 10 to 13, 2013), Brooke Harker, James Huvenaars and Jeff Hipfner participated in the Squash Introduction to Competition course facilitated by Spider Jones (Yellowknife) and Kevin Doucet (Calgary). It was a great weekend with lots of good information passed on.
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.