OFF THE WALL SQUASH | PASSIONATE ABOUT DEVELOPING SQUASH

Our Coaches

We are so proud to have an amazing coaching team at Off The Wall Squash. Men and Women all of varying ages and experience who love our great sport and are as passionate as they come.

We have some of the country’s most respected coaches within our set up, who have coached junior and senior national champions, have developed the country’s largest Primary School Programme and are constantly striving to provide the highest quality of coaching.

Aside from our regular coaching activities at the Garrison, our coaches are available for bespoke camps and sessions at the Garrison or at your own club. If you have an enquiry, please feel free to visit the Contact Us page of our website to get in touch.

 

Scroll down to read more about our amazing coaches.

Paul Selby

Paul Selby

Director of Coaching

Paul has been coaching for 25+ years and has coached National Champions at both senior and junior level, as well as female and male world top ten players. Some of these include former world no.7 Rebecca Macree, current PSA player Daryl Selby (Highest WR no.9) and former world no.21 Carla Khan.

Paul has also coached numerous National top 10 juniors in all age groups. He is the current Essex U17 Boys County Coach and East Regional Coach. He has also been a coach educator in South Africa, a Player Liaison / Sponsorship Scout for Head, Coach Mentor and Tutor for England Squash and occasionally guest commentates for PSA Squash TV. Assistant National Junior Coach Norway.

Individual Lesson Prices: £27 for 40 mins / £37 for 60 mins

Contact Email: paul@offthewallsquash.co.uk

Conor Adams

Conor Adams

Junior Development

Conor has been playing squash since he was 10 & had a very successful junior career. Over the past few years he has gained some great experience working with the OTWS coaches to deliver our primary school programme. 

Conor has been coaching full time for over 2 years now and is a valuable member of the coaching team. He’s an integral part of our Primary School Programme and Academy group sessions. He’s just recently taken his Level 3 ES Coaching Course.

Conor is great with the younger juniors and beginners benefit hugely by starting their 1:1 lessons with him to gain a greater understanding of the fundamentals.

Individual Lesson Prices: £17 for 40 mins

Contact Email: conkeradams@googlemail.com

Lee Horton

Lee Horton

Level 2 Coach

Lee is a very experienced player, having played at senior level for the county, as well as club squash for many years. He is a founding partner of squashmad.com and the author behind essexjuniorsquash.com.

Lee coaches for us on an ad hoc basis, but is well liked by the kids because of his funny personality and silly jokes.

Chris Chitty

Chris Chitty

Level 2 Coach

Chris runs an excellent junior programme at Harwich Sport Centre and many of the current county players started at her sessions.

We are delighted that Chris is available to coach on some of our Saturday junior squads, her insight into the game will bring a different element to our sessions. Chris also works alongside Lauren as the Essex Girls’ County Coach.

Lauren Selby

Lauren Selby

Director of Coaching

Lauren has 17+ years coaching experience. She started coaching at 16 and was the youngest female to obtain her ESR Level 3 Coaching qualification at 17.

We’re very proud of the fact Lauren was selected as Lead National Coach Norway for Junior and Senior teams. This is Lauren’s third season and is the only female coach in the world to be appointed as the Lead National coach for men & women at senior and junior level.

Lauren is an ex-professional player, reaching her highest world ranking of no.34. She was the National singles, doubles & mixed doubles Racketball Champion in 2012. Lauren has coached several England no1 junior players and many other top ranking junior players of all ages. She is the current girls County Coach & the East Regional Coach. She also led the England U15 & U17 teams to victory in the European Team Championships in 2015.

Lauren holds a BSc Sports Science degree from Loughborough University & is also qualified in Sports Nutrition.

Individual Lesson Prices: £25 for 40 mins / £35 for 60 mins

Contact Email: lauren@offthewallsquash.co.uk

Daryl Selby

Daryl Selby

Elite Performance

Daryl is a current Professional Squash player, with over 100 months in the world top 20 ranked players and a highest world ranking of 9. He is a Level 3 coach and Director of sports management company Dynamic7Sport.

Daryl has started coaching more regularly at squads at the Garrison, as well as offering individual lessons when his schedule allows it. You can get in touch with Daryl if you’d like to arrange private coaching.

Individual Lesson Prices: POA

Contact Email: daryl@dynamic7sport.com

David Harris

David Harris

Level 2 Coach

David is a great senior squash player, who plays on the masters circuit and is ranked within the European top 40.

He is a great asset to our Primary School Programme and you’ll always see him at the competition stages of the Roman Cup. He’s been an active member of the Essex Junior Squash Committee for over 6 years. David also regularly attends our Adult Club Night, as either coach or player.

Emily Ison

Emily Ison

Elite Performance

Emily has been coaching for 10 years. She’s an ex professional player & has a wealth of coaching experience. She has a huge passion for the sport & in particular women & girls squash. 

Emily is Lead Coach at Ipswich Sports Club and is lead Junior County Coach for Suffolk. She is also assistant National Coach to the Senior and Junior teams in Norway. Emily is a fantastic asset to have on the team. 

Individual Lesson Prices: £25 for 40 mins / £35 for 60 mins

Contact Email: emily@offthewallsquash.co.uk

Dave Smith

Dave Smith

Level 1 Coach

Dave completed his Level 1 in December 2017 after helping Lauren at Junior Mornings. He fell in love with helping our youngest juniors to find their confidence and is now a great asset to us for these ever increasingly busy sessions. He’s wonderful with the kids and an important part of our team. You may also find him at our Adult Club Night on a Thursday, either taking the session, or playing!

Lucie Selby

Lucie Selby

Level 1 Coach

Lucie has been playing squash since she was 11, and has played county, school, university & club squash.

She is a qualified Level 1 coach and helps on an ad hoc basis at Junior Mornings, as well as assisting in the Primary School Programme work. Lucie is also a regular at our Adult Club Night on a Thursday, either taking the session, or playing!

Amy Aspinall

Amy Aspinall

Level 1 Coach

Amy is a newly qualified coach, only recently out of the junior section of our Academy and is looking to become a full time coach. 

Amy is a fantastic player and had a strong junior career playing for the county. Now at college, Amy is supporting us in our Primary School Programme and Academy sessions. We’re very happy to have her on board!