Programs

Willoughby Squash Club has some of the programs ever brought to Squash. With over 40 years of operations, Willoughby Squash in association with Sydney Squash Academy has fine tuned all of its programs and competitions to be the most premier run programs Australia Wide. 

Programs
 

Competitions

Willoughby Squash Club offers a number of different competition formats to suit all players, Beginner to Advanced, Junior to Masters. The club offers internal comps for players that want to play locally and have limited time, and external interclub comps in the northern districts for those players who enjoy the pennant comp model.

 

Wednesday Teams

This comp consists of 12-14 teams with 3 players in each team. Each player plays 5 games to 11 points. The comp is run and managed by Xpoint competition software. Each player receives a ranking and this ranking goes up and down depending on your results. Players gain reward points for winning comps and can access the rewards store and use their points to get exciting prizes.

Thursday Xpress

This is a twilight comp for those who need to play and go. The Xpress comp has 4-5 divisions of up to 14 players in each division. There are 4 rolling time slots each week. 5.20, 6.00, 6.40, and 7.20. All players play 5 games to 11 points. This is a semi flexible comp. If you are unable to play at your allotted time slot then you can re-arrange your match with your opponent and catch up your match at another time. The comp is run and managed on Xpoint competition software. Each player receives a ranking and this ranking goes up and down depending on your results. Players gain reward points for winning comps and can access the rewards store and use their points to get exciting prizes.

Flexi Comp

This is a fully flexible comp for players that cannot or do not want to commit to a singular time or day for their comp match. Times are set aside on every day for comp matches to be played. Players in the same divisions contact each other and arrange a mutually convenient time to play using the Xpoint software system. The home player prints out the score card, your play your match, enter the results and track them on the Xpoint system.

Round Robins

Players come down looking to sharpen their Squash skills and play 3 or 4 matches against different opponents. Coaches arrange the matches and players play a quick best of 3 set match. Come down and challenge someone this Saturday or Sunday.  The perfect way to get ready for the coming weeks comp.

Saturday 9-11am / Sunday 5-7pm

Pennant Comp

Willoughby Squash Club participates in the Northern District of the NSW Squash competition. There are over 20 divisions catering for the beginner to international standard elite comp in Premier League. Teams are made up of 5-6 people, 4 of which play on any given comp night. The format is best of 5 games. All matches are recorded on the Squashmatrix, giving all players a state and international ranking. Willoughby’s pennant team home nights are Thursday from 8 pm and Friday from 7 pm.

Summer Comp

Summer competition is the lead-up comp that happens prior to the Seasonal Autumn Pennant Competition. It happens once every year from the first week of January to the second week of February. This comp is played by the best of 60 points, with handicaps to certain players. 

Squads

This is a skills and drills session run by Sydney Squash Academy. The squad focuses on drills and routines aimed at improving every aspect of your game and increase your strength and fitness. Darcy is assisted by the assistant pro’s who help give feedback and feed the members. Numbers are strictly limited to 28 players and bookings are essential for the squad.

Two varying squad sessions to choose from – Advanced Squad and Start-up Squad 

Advanced – Monday 7-8:15 / Tuesday 8:15-9:30

Start up – Monday 8:15-9:30 / Tuesday 7-8:15

Coaching

Willoughby Squash Club’s coaching program is managed by Head Pro Darcy Evans. Darcy reached a career high world ranking of #208 and has represented Australia in the Commonwealth games. Whilst on tour Darcy was mentored and coached by the world’s best coaches both in Australia and overseas. This exposure to multiple coaching methodologies combined with his on-court skill and determination has seen him change the face of coaching in Sydney. Darcy is available for individual and group lessons.

Willoughby’s Touring Professionals Dominic Benacquista, Shehana Vithana and Ryan Marshell are available for challenge matches to push you to your limit. They all are an integral part of the junior program at the club and help mentor up and coming junior players. If you are interested in a lesson with any of the coaching staff at the club please contact Head Pro Darcy Evans on 0488 909 305 or contact the club with your enquiry.

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Matthew Karwalski

Matt is former PSA World #48, with 3 years in the top 50 and 8 years in the top 100. He represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. Matt was a Scholarship holder at the Australian Institute of Sport from 2003-2007, 2010, and 2011. Originally from Newcastle, Matt now resides in Sydney coaching and playing and is ranked #2 in NSW Men’s Rankings.

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Darcy Evans

Darcy is a current PSA player ranked within the top #200 in the world he has been playing out of Willoughby Squash Club for the past 4 years and has been coached by some of the best professionals in the game from Rodney Martin to David Palmer. Darcy has a goal to reach the top 50 in the next two years. 

Memberships

Willoughby Squash Club offers memberships for social and competitive players. These memberships are tailored to make them amazing value whether playing every day or just once a week. Off Peak Membership $41 per fortnight

Unlimited access to the club during off-peak times.  Mon-Thursday 9 am – 5 pm, all day Friday, all day Saturday and all day Sunday Access to the round robins on Saturday and Sunday Full Comp Membership $64 per fortnight

In addition to all the benefits of the social membership, the comp membership gives access to the training squads and competition matches as well as big discounts on peak time court hire

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Rates

  • Court Hire: 

    1hr Off Peak Squash Court Hire     $40

    1hr Peak Squash Court Hire            $45

  • Program Rates: 

    Casual Round Robin Visit $20

    Casual Training Squad      $22

    Wednesday Comp per season – $275

    Thursday Xpress Comp P/s – $195

    Pennant Comp P/s – $295

     

     

  • Student Rates: 

    Primary School Student                   $10p/p

    Secondary School Student               $13p/p

    Uni Student                                         $15p/p

  • Table Tennis rates: 

    Table Tennis Hire Off Peak 1hr       $25

    Table Tennis Hire Peak 1hr.             $45

Pricing

Membership Pricing Below

$41 p/f

Off Peak Membership

  • Unlimited access to the club during off-peak times.

  • Mon-Thursday 9am – 5pm, all day Friday, all day Saturday and all day Sunday

  • Access to the round robins on Saturday and Sunday

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$64 p/f

Full Comp Membership

  • Access to 1 training squad per week

  • 1 Competition match per week in either the internal or external competitions

  • Discounted peak time court hire. Only $25 per hour not $45

  • Unlimited Off-peak Squash court hire
  • A second comp match per week or second training squad is available for an additional fee

  • Unlimited us of the Gym*conditions apply

  • Weekend Round Robins

  • Discount coaching

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$28 p/f

Junior

  • Unlimited off-peak Squash

  • Club Championship

  • Friday group coaching

  • Access to Friday junior comp

  • Access to peak bookings for $12.50 per members / $22.50 non member or adult.

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