Junior Squash at Abbeydale


Abbeydale is the base for MTACADEMY, a thriving junior squash programme with a strong pathway from beginner through to county junior players. MTACADEMY is headed by club professional Mark Tasker, who is a England squash level 3 coach and the head junior county coach for Derbyshire Squash.

To register a child, please visit the MTACADEMY website, here




Mini Rackets Squad (4-7 year olds)

Fundamental movement & motor skills with an emphasis on fun!

  • Saturday 9.00 - 10.00am
  • Tuesday 4.00 - 5.00pm


Development Squad (5-18 year olds)

Learn the game in a fun & sociable environment.


Development Squad 1

  • Monday 4.00 – 5.00pm 

  • Saturday 9.00 - 10.00am

Development Squad 2

  • Monday 5.00 - 6.00pm
  • Saturday 10.00 - 11.00am 

Development Squad 3

  • Tuesday 5.00 - 6.00pm
  • Saturday 11.00 - 12.00pm 


Performance Squad (5-18 year olds)

Develop technique, ball control & movement whilst working through the wristband skills challenges.

Invite only sessions (£6 for members, £7 for non-members)

  • Performance Squad 1 Tuesday 4.00 - 5.00pm
  • Performance Squad 2 Thursday 4.40 - 5.40pm
  • Performance Squad 3 Wednesday 4.40 - 5.40pm 
  • Performance Squad 4 Wednesday 5.40 - 6.40pm 


Elite Squad (High Performance)

For elite juniors. Emphasis on performance, tactics and fitness.


  • Friday 4.40 - 6pm

Please note. Contact Mark for queries regarding which session to attend. All sessions run during school term time and are paid for in a block. 


Sessions cost:

  • £5 for members
  • £6 for non-members


MTACADEMY ladders run all year round. They are great fun for the children and enhance the junior squash experience at Abbeydale. The ladders cater for all levels and squads across the MTACADEMY programme.

Grand Prix Competitions

We run 4 Grand Prix competitions a year for all MTACADEMY players. We also have regular friendly external inter-club matches so juniors get the chance to play against other juniors from other clubs.

For more information, or to sign up, please visit www.mtacademy.net.




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