(5 Mar) Appointment of the Regional Course Manager

With a great pleasure, ASF is delighted to announce that Mr. Cyrus Poncha of India has been appointed to be Regional Course Manager (RCM) for the WSF Coach Education Programme. Reporting to Mr. Tony Choi, Coaching Director, the Regional Course Manager will be responsible for the following duties:

The RCM is to liaise with all the National Course Manager (NCM) in the Asian countries and Coach Education Programme Coordinator (CEPC) of WSF and be generally responsible for supporting the CEPC and WSF office to implement agreed policies within their region in conjunction with NCMs. The RCM will coordinate the introduction and ongoing management of the coaching levels and coach / course registration in the region through the SPIN system, access Recognition of prior learning (RPL) for candidates coming from another Coach Education programme, organise regional L1 and L2 tutor courses (with help of CEPC if necessary) and nominate WSF L1 and L2 Tutors from the region and endorsing participants for WSF L2 Tutor Training.

“I’m delighted to be appointed by the ASF as the Regional Course Manager for the exciting and new path taken by the WSF in it’s recently launched Coach Education Program. I am sure this standardised coaching accreditation will benefit all coaches and players across the world.” Mr. Poncha said after the appointment.

Please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Poncha via email: cponcha@gmail.com directly if you have any matters relating to the coach / course registration in Asia.

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(6 Feb) CIMB FOUNDATION 17th Asian Junior Team Championships 2015

The CIMB FOUNDATION 17th Asian Junior Team Championships 2015 was successfully concluded last Sunday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Congratulation to Malaysia Boys & Girls Team who captured double Champions the second time in history (The first time in 2007). WELL DONE and Congratulations to all winners in the Championships!

 

First 4 Team's positions:

Boys 1st - Malaysia

Boys 2nd - Pakistan

Boys Co3rd - Hong Kong China & India

Girls 1st - Malaysia

Girls 2nd - Hong Kong China

Girls Co3rd - Singapore & India

 

Please CLICK HERE to view for full results!

 

(Photo by Mohd Roslan Hisam)

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(29 Dec) Old Chang Kee Singapore Squash Open 2014

The Old Chang Kee Singapore Squash Open 2014 has successfully concluded last week in Singapore. With increasing entries this year, 339 players completed in 8 junior and 3 senior categories at Kellang Sports Centre. Congratulations to all winners!

 

Winners:

Women's Premier - Rachel Arnold (MAS)

Men's Premier - Ong Beng Hee (MAS)

Men's Div 1 - Dwi Putra Mahendra (SIN)

 

BU19 - Lau Tsz Kwan (HKG)

BU17 - Alex Eustace (AUS)

BU15 - Peng Soon Wang (MAS)

BU13 - Navaneeth Prabhu (IND)

GU19 - Lakeesha Rarere (AUS)

GU17 - Lui Hiu Lam (HKG)

GU15 - Wen Li Lai (MAS)

GU13 - Lee Sum Yuet (HKG)

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(11 Dec) Congratulation to Malaysia & Hong Kong China WWT

Congratulations to the historic achievement of the Malaysia and Hong Kong, China women's teams finishing 2nd and 4th respectively in the recent Women's World Team Championship held at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.

First time finalist, Malaysia upsad first seed Egypt 2-0 in the semi before losing to England 1-2 in the final.  Malaysia was the 2nd position the first time ever.

Magic also went to Hong Kong team, leading by World ranking No.9 Annie Au, Hong Kong won the first position in Pool matches before losing to England 1-2 in the semi. Beaten by Egypt in two straight games, Hong Kong finally achieved their historical 4th position in this Championship!

For the Championship details, please visit the official website wwt2014squash.com

 

(photo by Squashsite)

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President's Foreword

I have great pleasure in welcoming all of you to this new website of the Asian Squash Federation. With the successes that our Member National Federations have achieved in the past many years, the ASF has become a very active....

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