Club: Browns Bay Racquets Club
Favourite Shot: The Drop Shot
Current Grade: C1
Fastest 20 consecutive court sprints: 59secs
Most consecutive pushups: 55
Longest pronehold: 15mins
Figure of 8 Volleys: 2
Current Double Dot Squash Level: Academy
Squash NZ Foundation Coach Qualification.
- Double Dot Squash ASSISTANT COACH AT BROWNS BAY -
- DOUBLE DOT SQUASH ACADEMY MEMBER -
Matilda is a Double Dot Squash Assistant Squash Coach based in Auckland, New Zealand. She coaches predominantly at the Browns Bay Racquets Club. She actively trains and competes as a squash player and is a Squash NZ and Double Dot Squash qualified coach. Matilda has coached various Beginner Level Squad programmes, schools programmes, and Individual Coaching, as well as being an active participant in Double Dot Squash programmes. Matilda is one of Auckland and the country's top junior girls for her age group.
Matilda enjoys helping introduce juniors to squash and coaches juniors at the Beginner and Intermediate Levels. She is great with kids of all ages and levels and helps each kid to feel a part of the group and helps them to achieve great improvement in the squash and athletic skills. In her own squash Matilda displays strong technical and movement skills which allows her to play at a consistently high level and continue to improve each time she is on court, and at a fast rate. She has a strong understanding of the mental side of the game, which is a key part of her game when she is competing. Matilda shares this with her athletes to help them achieve success and build well developed attributes in all areas of their squash. Matilda attends her own Double Dot Squash coaching and training multiple times every week with her coach Jarrod van Driel, and has been a part of the Double Dot Squash programme for many years and has an excellent understanding of our programme, methods, and values.
Matilda coaches under our approach of evolving total body movement and the mind, which has helped her to coach her athletes to achieve great improvement and success.