Coaching

Northern has a number of coaches and has an extremely strong junior coaching programme. Junior coaching is run on Saturdays by Richard Vitty, with sessions for different age groups running throughout the day. There are also after school sessions that run on a Thursday. Contact Richard Vitty for information. General coaching can be done on an individual or group basis and can be booked with any of the coaches below. Please contact them directly for their rates and availability.

Meet the Squash Coaches at Northern

Northern Squash Club has four coaches, each specialising in particular coaching areas.


  • Richard Vitty

    Richard Vitty

    • England Squash Level 4 Qualified Coach
    • 40 years coaching experience
    • Coached Juniors from ages 5 to County standard
    • Former Senior County Player
    • Contact details
      Mobile: 07757989582

  • Tom

    Tom Cornell

    • England Squash Level 2 Coach
    • County Player from Under 11 to Under 19 level
    • Northumbria Premier League standard player. Currently County racketball champion and 3 time club racketball champion
    • Contact details
      Mobile: 07739998639

  • Matthew Thompson

    Matthew Thompson

    • England Squash Level 2 Qualified Coach
    • Played squash since the age of 7 year old
    • Northern league team player and represented my County at each age group. Previous Junior County Champion
    • Regularly played in National England Squash competitions at each junior age group
    • Contact details
      Mobile: 07465440601

  • John Thompson

    John Thompson

    • England Squash Level 2 Qualified Coach
    • Played squash since the age of 7 year old
    • Northern league team player and represented my County at each age group, Previous Junior County Champion
    • Regularly played in National England Squash competitions at each junior age group
    • Northern Junior Player of the Year in 2019
    • Contact details
      Mobile: 07465440602