Coaching Team

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Stephen Thompson

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

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.


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.



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Ivy Dieltiens

Junior Emerging Talent (JET) and Middlesex Junior Girls Coach.  ES Level 3 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.


Brendon Mounter

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 3 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.



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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.



Marco Spinola
Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 3 Coach
Marco started coaching in his twenties and a few years later started his first squash academy in Madeira a few years later.  This brought several new players to squash and was promoted amongst the juniors in the region.  He was president of the Madeira Squash Club the Chair of the General Assembly of the Portuguese National Federation.
Marco is now the coach at Parsons Green Sports and Social club.


Nat Hodge

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 2 Coach

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.


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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Daniel Moreno

Middlesex Junior Squash Coach and ES Level 2 Coach

Daniel Moreno is our latest Middlesex Junior Squash coach and currently supports our programmes at Southgate and Stormont.


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.


Level 1 coaches:

  • Joey Dawson
  • Toby Heywood
  • Samaara Chaudhary
  • Tamara Reviakin
  • Mira Bhattacharjee