Several players in the Newcastle region are involved in coaching both at the junior and adult level.


Melody Francis is a former top 40 player on the womens world tour, and was part of the Australian team that competed in the 2012 world teams championship, placing fourth. Now based in Newcastle, Melody is a great mentor for senior and junior players, and she can be contacted at


Cardiff Squash has fun junior coaching sessions on various afternoons at their newly redeveloped centre! This is a great pathway for juniors learning the game, right through to playing tournaments. For more information, contact the courts at Cardiff Squash –


Phil Jenkinson and Raymond Terrace Squash Centre runs ‘Little Hitters’ – a place where kids as young as five, right through to teenagers can learn the basics of the game, as well as having fun running around and letting loose all that energy! The centre also hosts Junior Pennants – contact Phil Jenkinson on 4983 1350 for more information or visit the centre’s Facebook page.


Newcastle Squash now has a qualified pool of male and female coaches available to host private and group coaching. If your centre, group of friends (or you yourself individually) want some help with your game, we can connect you with accredited coaches in the Newcastle area, all at a reasonable price. For more info email