Coaching Team


Paul Carter

Middlesex Junior Squash Head Coach & High Performance Team Leader
Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Squash Coaching, Level 4 England Squash & Squash 57 Coach. 

Paul will combine this role with his role as Consultant High Performance and National Coach for England.  He brings a wealth of world class high performance experience to Middlesex, which will be deployed for the development of our juniors.  Paul will also focus on building, developing and mentoring the entire county coaching team.

Paul is a passionate, former national champion, who has represented England 25 times. Paul thrives on adding value and achieving success, working with beginners as well as international squash players in a holistic manner, having also coached 5 players into the top 10 PSA World Rankings and has coached players at 2 Commonwealth Games and many Senior and Junior World Championships.



Stephen Thompson

Deputy Head Coach, High Performance Coach and ES Level 3 Coach

Steve is the Middlesex Junior Squash Deputy Head Coach and will cover for Paul’s absence. Steve will also continue to be part of the High Performance team and Junior Emerging Talent programme.

Stephen is a Level 3 certified Squash Coach. Having graduated from Loughborough University with a joint honours degree in Mathematics & Sports Science, Stephen appreciates what is involved from the grassroots all the way up to what’s required to play at the top level. As a qualified Personal Trainer as well, he will certainly put you through your paces on court.

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Lucas Cannistraci

Middlesex Junior Squash Assistant – High Performance Coaching (HPC) and ES Level 3 Coach

Lucas is the assistant coach on our popular High Performance Coaching, for our high level and elite players.  Taking them to the next level and training them National, County and Gold tournaments.

Lucas has training experience in both Argentina and the UK, including developing programmes for junior players He has vast experience coaching adults at all levels. As a player, Lucas competes in national and international tournaments and reached a top 10 ranking in Latin America.




Tony Morrison

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 3 Coach

Tony is an experienced and renowned England Squash Level 3 coach.  He is the founder and Chair of Harrow Squash club which was established in 1998.  He has worked with many Middlesex players for a number of years.

Although a relative late comer to squash in his 30’s he has had a number of moistest successes playing in World Masters events around the world,  and ranked 12 in England in 2008 in his age category.

He has coached county and national junior champions and has extensive experience running participation and advanced team programmes.


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Claire Wright

Clare Wright

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 3 Coach

Clare grew up playing squash for Surrey as a junior and now plays county squash. Clare is based and coaches in Reigate where she started playing when she was 9. Clare now spends her time between coaching at Reigate Squash Club and groups and schools in Surrey and Middlesex .  Clare is also the Middlesex coach at St Pauls School coaching new players and delivering our JET programme.


Sam Mueller

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach & ES Level 3 Coach

Sam has played squash for many years and competed in the Masters Circuit throughout the world in the last10 years plus, and has Captained and represented England in her relevant age groups over the years.  Sam has been coaching for nearly 10 years and is based at Finchley Manor Tennis Squash & Health Club as Head Coach.  Sam works with all levels of Juniors and Adults, and brings players through to the next level whether at County or National Level. Sam also works with successful school programmes to bring them through to National Schools and further.  Sam has a real passion for the sport as both as a player and as a coach and wants to help and encourage as many players as possible maintaining a hard worth ethic and fun element.  Sam will be working with Middlesex players on our High Performance Coaching Programme (HPC) and Talent Acceleration Programme (TAP).



Ivy Dieltiens

Junior Emerging Talent (JET) and Middlesex Junior Girls Coach.  ES Level 2 Coach

Ivy started playing squash in South Africa when she picked up a racket and introduced herself to the game, quickly falling in love with the pace and challenge of the sport. An avid club member, she aims to bring squash to more girls and ladies at every level, as she believes the game can be enjoyed by everyone. From captaining county ladies through to delivering school programs, Ivy’s enthusiasm has brought many people onto the court and enabled them to attain a better understanding of the game.


Tawanda Mawushe

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 2 Coach

Tawanda is one of our newest Level 2 coaches to the Middlesex team who coaches juniors and team at Southgate and Stormont squash Clubs.

Born and raised in Harare Zimbabwe, Tawanda started playing squash in his early teens, which was considerably later than his peers. But having always played various sports and understanding the discipline required to succeed, he had the necessary physical and mental attributes which quickly lent themselves to his natural progression in the game of squash.

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Brendon Mounter

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 2 Coach

Brendon Mounter aka Sizzla in the squash circle, is a teacher by profession and has 31 years’ experience as a squash player.  Brendon an active player in the Middlesex leagues at the club and county levels in the open, veteran and vintage categories.  Internationally, he has been an active representative for his native country, Guyana, year on year.  His greatest achievement was being crowned Men’s O40 Champion in the Cayman Islands in 2009 and Men’s O50 Champion in Guyana in 2013.  In his early years as a coach he took Waltham Forest team to the London Youth Games as coach/manager.  In 2015, he was awarded ‘Coach of the Year’ at the Waltham Forest Sports Personality Awards ceremony, held at the Town Hall.  Now a days, he is involved with coaching adults with a range of abilities and skills.


Nat Hodge

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 2 Coach

Nat has recently joined the Middlesex coaching team and has been coaching for about 4 years.  Supporting club coaches and now has his own groups at Stormont.

Nat has a passion for the sport of squash since starting the game when 6 years old.   Nat has played for Middlesex in the Junior teams over the years and is now playing regularly for Stormont's 1st Team in the Middlesex Leagues

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Dipak Hirani

ES Level 2 Coach at Northwood and Merchant Taylor's School

Dipak has been instrumental in developing squash at Northwood which has a strong junior squad.  Dipak is also a Level 3 personal trainer supporting players with fitness and coaching advice.  By profession Dipak is a Sales Operations Consultant.


Middlesex Junior Squash – Support Coaching Team


Middlesex Junior Squash has a wealth of talent among our players and believes it is important to encourage our older players to share their knowledge and experience to inspire our younger players.


Karim Elgarhy – Level 1 Coach

Karim has been playing squash since the age of 13 and almost immediately joined the Middlesex Junior Squad, showing his talent for the sport.  Karim is passionate about the squash and despite joining the sport relatively late has worked hard and show that commitment brings results.



Joe Dawson – Level 1 Coach

Joe has been playing for Middlesex Juniors since the age of 10 and hold a number of junior titles for the county and his own club Coolhurst.

Joe currently supports the coaching team at Coolhurst