TeamBU Sports Brief
At SportBU we have both men’s and women’s competitive squash teams that compete in the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) leagues and trophy competitions.
Both the men’s and women’s teams are coached by Christopher Chambers (Level 2 England Squash County and National Coaching qualified) If you would like to find out more about squash opportunities at Bournemouth University please Contact SportBU.
Leagues & Competition Information
For the 17/18 season our men’s team will compete in Tier 1A and the national Trophy competition and our men’s second team will compete in Tier 3A as well as the western Conference Cup. Our women’s team will compete in Tier 2B and the western Conference Cup.
Training & Conditioning
Times: Saturday 12.00 – 3.00pm (mixed).
Location: West Hants Club.
As part of each team’s weekly training schedule additional specific sessions on flexibility, SAQ (Strength, Agility and Quickness) and fitness are provided by a full time Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach. Our coaches work alongside the S&C coach to identify areas to focus this sports specific training to improve physical strength, power and performance.
Fixtures take place on a Wednesday at the West Hants Club, please come down and support our team!
Men’s team won Tier 2A in 2016/17 and gained promotion to Tier 1A.
Women’s team reached the quarter final of the Conference Cup in 2016/17.
Partnerships & Facilities
West Hants is a world famous club that is a part of British tennis history. Their four squash courts offer the perfect way to get fit and socialise.
The club hosts many squash and racquetball events such as internal competitions, tournaments and friendlies on a regular basis. Visit The West Hants Club website for more information.
Athletes who have played or competed at a regional, national or semi-professional standard will be eligible to Apply for a Scholarship to support them in their sport whilst at university. These are currently available to all new and returning UK students. Want more information on Scholarships before you apply, simply follow the link below:
Students can access squash courts at the West Hants Club.