About the club
Leeds Beckett’s squash club has two men’s teams and one women’s team who compete in the British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competitions.
Both teams compete in the top BUCS leagues, with the women’s team enjoying a very successful spell – having held the BUCS Championship title for the last five years.
Leeds Beckett also has a very strong social squash programme and offers different ways for you to get involved including: joining an Athletic Union Squash Club, development squad or by taking part in our social squash programme.
Kirsty McPhee - Head Coach
Kirsty is a UKCC qualified level 3 squash coach and is currently undergoing her High Performance Coach Award. She tutors other coaches to a level 2 qualification. She is also part of the Aspire coaching team with England Squash and currently leads on the North West Squads.
Kirsty still works alongside England squash assisting on under 19 trips away including the Worlds Junior and European Championships
Since being in post Kirsty works with the squash teams at the university. In 2014 went to the world student games in Chennai as the team GB coach and team manager.
For more information about playing squash at Leeds Beckett contact Kirsty by email K.M.Mcphee@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Team training usually takes place with Head Coach Kirsty Mcphee 4 times per week, with matches on Wednesday - first team players can also access individual lessons with Kirsty.
We also have an excellent range of training facilities available, including:
Tennis Centre located on our Headingley Campus, with:
- 4 indoor courts
- 4 outdoor all-weather court
- 4 clay courts
Headingley Campus facilities:
- New and improved gym
- Strength & conditioning suite
- Dedicated strength & conditioning coach
- Swimming pool
- Squash courts
- Dedicated sports halls and arena
- Athletics track
- Soccer pitches
- Rugby pitches
- 3G pitches
- All-weather pitches
- Les Mills Fitness Classes
- Fitness suite
- Fitness classes
Racket Sport Scholarships are available to students who are seeking further experience in coaching in order to enhance employability opportunities.In order to apply, students must be at least a Level 1 Coach. A commitment of four hours per week to coaching on the junior and Recreational programmes is required. This scholarship offers financial benefits and a mentoring scheme to successful applicants.
For further information about our Scholarships.
Recreational sessions run for those who want a relaxed session with no commitment, welcoming all abilities.
For more information please contact Kirsty McPhee on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0113 812 3737.
Leeds Beckett University has a free Injury Clinic at our Headingley Campus - giving students the experience they need for massage and injury treatment under supervision from qualified staff (only available during term times)