Up Coming Courses

coach imageCourses coming up

Within Canterbury we have a team of Coach Developers who deliver the Squash NZ modules around the region.

Please find below a list of courses for the rest of the year.

All courses cost $30/ course. Save $10 and sign up two Big Nix's courses for $50

Contact Di McCoy to register Email: juniordev@squashcanterbury.co.nz Phone:021 245 0966 


Adult Starter – Nelson

  • When: 6pm – 8.30pm Thursday 1stNovember
  • Purpose: This module gives coaches the tools, resources and information needed to develop and support new beginner adults. Coaches are required to attend 2 modules to receive the "Adult Starters Club" Qualification: Module 6: Adult Starters Club & Extension Module 2: How to Coach
  • Venue: tbc (Nelson)
  • Facilitated by:  Susan O’Connell.
  • Register: Contact Di McCoy juniordev@squashcanterbury.co.nz  021 245 0966by 9am Thursday 18th October or contact Susan direct
  • Cost: $30

Big Nix 3a - Blenheim

  • When: 9am – 12pm Sunday 4th November  
  • Purpose: This module gives you the tools, resources and information needed to develop and support 9-12-year olds. Coaches are required to attend 3 modules to receive the "Big Nix" Qualification: Module 3: Big Nix 9-12 yrs, Module 3a: Big Nix 9-12 yrs & Extension Module 2: How to Coach
  • Facilitated by: Nic Dan
  • Venue: MCOB Squash Club
  • Register: Contact Di McCoy juniordev@squashcanterbury.co.nz  021 245 0966by 9am Tuesday 23rd October or contact Nic direct
  • Cost: $30

How to Coach – Christchurch

  • When:  9am – 11.30am Saturday 10th November
  • Purpose: This module looks at a variety of coaching styles, techniques and inclusive principles that will ensure that coaching is effective and appropriate for the needs of all squash players. It provides practical ways to adapt squash to positively impact on skill acquisition, enjoyment and the quality of play for all. This module forms the backbone of the Squash New Zealand Coach Development Framework, is embedded in all coaching programmes and is required to receive most coaching qualifications.
  • Facilitated by: Mike Allred
  • Venue: Christchurch Squash Club.
  • Cost: $30
  • Register by: Contact Di McCoy juniordev@squashcanterbury.co.nz  021 245 09669am Monday 29th October 

Big Nix 3 & 3a – Christchurch

  • When: Sunday 25th November 9am – 11.30am (Big Nix 3) & 12pm – 2.30pm (Big Nix 3a)
  • Purpose:This module gives you the tools, resources and information needed to develop and support 9-12-year olds. Coaches are required to attend 3 modules to receive the "Big Nix" Qualification: Module 3: Big Nix 9-12 yrs, Module 3a: Big Nix 9-12 yrs & Extension Module 2: How to Coach
  • Facilitated by: Mike Allred
  • Venue: Christchurch Squash Club  
  • Cost: $30/module or $50 to attend both
  • Register: Contact Di McCoy juniordev@squashcanterbury.co.nz  021 245 0966 by 9am Monday 12th November

Please note, all courses require a minimum of 4 participants to go ahead.


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