An Eastgate Squash Year

A lot goes on behind the scenes at Eastgate. The following is an attempt to explain all that happens, just in case the committee runs off.

Weekly

  • Social squash on Sunday from noon to 2pm, currently organised by Mike Curtis
  • Social squash on Wednesday from 7pm onwards, summer only
  • Junior coaching on Saturday morning
  • Minster prep and pre-prep sessions, Monday and Tuesday from 4pm - 5pm
  • Yoga on Friday morning from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Training on Monday night from 7.20pm

Monthly

  • Update the squash leagues and Cheshire trophy standings (see separate section on leagues)

Quarterly

  • Committee meetings if we remember (a lot of it is handled on a Facebook group)

As Necessary

  • Deal with enquiries about membership
  • Set up new members
  • Manage block bookings of courts
  • Match reports (done by captains but need uploading to website)
  • Like everything on Facebook
  • Add items to the Facebook group and the Facebook page

September

  • AGM
  • Team selection meeting
  • Submit teams to Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire leagues
  • Cheshire trophy commences (see separate section)
  • Pay team entry fees for leagues

October

  • Team squash starts

November

  • Announce Christmas party date (check with other sections and book in diary)

December

  • Christmas party

January

  • England Squash fees are due

February

March

  • Agree date for club championships (normally as soon as possible after team matches finish and presentation evening is out the way - see separate section)

April

  • Last month of Cheshire trophy
  • Club AGM

May

  • Lincolnshire handicap competition, normally held at Eastgate
  • Team leagues finish
  • Lincolnshire presentation evening
  • Club championships at end of month / beginning of June, epic bbq at end on the Saturday
  • Decide on court repairs and book company
  • Squash and tennis open day

June

  • Agree and announce date for AGM

July

August

  • Court repairs (if needed)
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