SQUASH AT NORTHFIELD

Northfield has produced and nurtured many Canadian National and Provincial Squash Champions over the years and we continue to develop talented players through our elite performance squash program.
We are committed to growing the game from the grass roots level by encouraging & mentoring new & existing members of all ages to the game.

The elements that set us apart from other racquet locations, are quality programming, personal attention, sense of family, and a very social membership base. Northfield takes great pride in ensuring that members are not left to fend for themselves..
Our history in the community and our high member retention provide a welcome continuity to our existing members and attractive proposition for new members.

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Our Squash Team

Head Squash Pro

Jamie Hickox

A Canadian born Englishman who represented both countries at the World Team Champs, Jamie Hickox has been part of the performance side of squash for almost 40 years. Learning his squash skills in England, Jamie had a notable junior career, making the England U-19 national squad at 15 and culminating with an U-19 British Junior Open win in 1983. Jamie went on to a successful pro career, ranking in the world’s top 20 for a number of years before taking a coaching post in Malaysia to help prepare their athletes for the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Jamie is dedicated to hands on performance coaching with the view to build the level of squash in the Western Region, and to inspire performance and recreational players of all levels.

Career highlights:

  • Coached the Malaysian Team to Gold at Asian Junior Boys Team Champs, surpassing Hong Kong & Singapore for first time & beating Pakistan in final
  • Coached the 5th seeded Malaysian Girls to second place finish at World Junior Team Champs
  • Took the Malaysian Men’s Team from 21st place to top 8 finish at Men’s World Team Champs within two year cycle
  • Worked closely with Ong Beng Hee (14-18 years old) helping him win the World Junior Championships. Beng Hee became top 8 world ranked player
  • Worked with Nicol David during two Women’s World Team cycles coaching team to 3rd place both times
  • Managed Team Canada at 2015 Pan Champs in Toronto, surpassing 5 medal projection with 6 medals including Men’s Gold
  • Performance Director for Squash Canada managing High Performance program and athlete development pathway
  • Initiated a country wide skills testing protocol. Over 100 athletes were tested for 3 years creating a racquet skills standard for performance juniors
  • 15th– best world ranking, 2nd– best English ranking & 1st– best Canadian ranking
  • Canadian National Champion and 4 time British U-23 closed champ

Email:squash@northfieldclub.com

Phone:519 884 7020

PROGRAMS

Adult programs

Leagues
Ladders
Round Robins
Drill groups
Beginner & intermediate clinics
Intercity teams

Junior Programs

Beginner & intermediate programs
Performance Program
Elite Performance Program

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