Galashiels Squash and Racketball Club is run by an enthusiastic and dynamic committee to represent the interest of all members. The committee holds regular meetings to which ordinary members are welcome. We always appreciate new ideas, offers of help and additional volunteers to join the committee on an ad hoc basis. The rules underlying the way that the Galashiels Squash and Racketball Club is operated are detailed in the club constitution, which is available to all members on request – email the membership secretary for more information.
Club Chairman: John Barrow
John is a new arrival to the Borders but has played squash on and off for too many years to mention. Although only joining the club in 2015, John regularly joins Monday Club night club nights and plays in the competitions and leagues and is now bringing his enthusiasm and organisational skills to the role of chair of the club.
Club Membership Secretary: Iain Gorman
Iain has recently joined the committee as membership secretary. Iain is a beginner that got the squash bug big time. A regular of Mondays club nights Iain also gets regular coaching from Scottish Squash Coach Rory Stewart and has Represented Gala in the East Leagues.
Club Secretary: CURRENTLY VACANT (contact Chairman)
Club Treasurer and Captain: Derek Sharratt
Amongst many other things, “Del Boy” runs the financial side of the club and is a regular at Monday Club nights. Del Is also the Club Captain and a Regular in the East League Team. Del was awarded the prestigious East of Scotland “Clubperson of the year” accolade for his efforts at the Club. Del Boy is also administrator of the Club Facebook page where you can see live pictures/results.
Club Webmaster: Andrew Gill
A club member since 2010 and honourary member since 2017; Andy was a regular on club nights and a 3-time Club Champion! Andy is also a novice web designer. Any ‘constructive’ comments on this site are welcomed. Andy has played in league teams in various parts of the country.
Other Committee Members:
Ruaridh Kohler Ruaridh joined the club in 2013 after an absence from squash for 14 years, showing that you can get back into it at any time. A regular on Monday club nights and takes part in the squash leagues, coaching, tournaments and has represented the club in East League matches. Runner up in the handicap tournament in 2014 and the Memorial Shield Tournament 2019 ___________________
Last update: July 18th 2019