October 4, 2000

W. Squash Gets a New Coach

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The women’s squash team will have a new coach at the opening of the 2000-2001 campaign.

Beverly Tunnicliffe has been named to the position.

Tunnicliffe, a graduate of the University of Waterloo, has been involved in the sport for nearly 30 years.

From 1979 to 1990 she was a facilitator and instructor for health sciences and recreation at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology.

Tunnicliffe was a professional coach for the Regina (Sask.) Court & Fitness club for eight years, as well as serving as the Team Saskatchewan Canada Games Coach in 1991, 1995 and 1999.

Immediately prior to arriving on East Hill, she was the executive director of Saskatchewan Squash, Inc. She was also the tournament chairperson for the Women’s International Squash Players Association Challenge Championship.

In addition to these accomplishments, Tunnicliffe was a coach at the Power Squash Academy in 1997, 1998 and 1999. In 1997 and 1998 she was a mentor for the Squash Canada national Training Center in Toronto, home to many of the top Canadian players.

She has also been a consultant for the B.O.K. Wellness Consulting Firm in Regina since 1986. Tunnicliffe concentrated on improving nutrition for athletes.

Archived article by J.V. Anderton