|Sport||Squash and racketball|
|Founded||1928 (as SRA)|
|Regional affiliation||European Squash Federation|
|Location||National Squash Centre, Manchester|
|Chairman||Professor Joy Carter|
|Chief Exec||Keir Worth|
|Men's coach||David Campion|
|Women's coach||Fiona Geaves|
England Squash (known as England Squash & Racketball from 2009 to 2015) is recognised by Sport England as the English national governing body of the racquet sports of squash and racketball. Based at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, it aims to increase participation in both sports.
The association awards Gold, Silver and Bronze "Squash Club Charters" to individual clubs.
The Squash Rackets Association was founded in 1928, to take over the administration of the game from the Tennis and Rackets Association. In 1934, the separate Women’s Squash Rackets Association was formed. These associations looked after squash in Great Britain until 1980, when responsibility for Scotland and Wales passed to autonomous national associations. The English SRA and Women's SRA amalgamated in 1989.
The SRA was the recognised world authority for squash until the formation, in 1967, of the International Squash Rackets Federation (which became the World Squash Federation in 1992). In 1988, the British Racketball Association merged with the SRA.
In 2001, the SRA was re-launched as England Squash, becoming England Squash & Racketball in 2009. Long-term chief executive, Nick Rider, left in 2014 and in 2015, the name racketball was dropped from its title.
- www.sportengland.org Archived 20 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
- About England Squash & Racketball
- Baker backs club, The Bath Chronicle; 18 June 2009
- SLAM is squash winner, Manchester Evening News 7 October 2008
- England squash chief to quit
- New logo ushers in era of hope for squash in England, says Keir Worth Squash Mad, 18 November 2015
- Premier Squash League
- England men's national squash team
- England women's national squash team
- British Junior Open Squash
|This article about the game of squash is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article related to sport in England is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|