The Fastest Growing Squash Club in Glasgow


Club History

The Scotstoun Squash Courts (North) opened in January 2013 in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, with the South courts opening a month later.

The General Manager for Scotstoun at the time of the squash courts opening was Mark McElwaine, the Glasgowlife Manager responsible for the courts was David Ward (also the SSRC Chairman at the time), and the squash consultant was Martin Woods.

The courts were purpose built for, and used to host, the Glasgow 2014 games, for which there was also a Glass Squash Court erected on the site of the 11 a side football pitch, directly outside the National Badminton Academy. For the Games, the Competition Manager was Linda Davie (the Scotland Team Manager at the time) with Martin Woods as the Technical Operations Manager.

Starting a squash club was a new venture for Glasgowlife, as the only other squash court owned by them was one court at Bellahouston Sports Centre on the South Side of the city. The business plan for the squash club employed a model based on a membership structure and classes for members, as well as court income.


Club Champions

YearOpen WinnerOpen Runner UpWomen’s WinnerWomen’s Runner UpJunior ChampionJunior Runner Up
2014Abid AliStewart HendersonNot heldNot heldNot heldNot held
2015Abid AliRaymond BrownNot heldNot heldNot heldNot held
2016Abid AliCraig BennettBeth MogliaKirsty CarswellNot heldNot held
2017Taso MarkopolousCraig BennettRachel McNaughtonCaren ChangMatthew WidelkoSandy Niven
2018Taso MarkopoulosStewart HendersonRachel McNaughtonCathryn Hegarty

Charity Status

The Scotstoun Eagles is a registered charity as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) with registration number SC048533 registered on 10/7/2018. 

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