Performance Squash

Loughborough University offers a unique environment to develop in sport whilst gaining a prestigious degree.

Our Performance Programme, led by Squash Head Coach Dan McGinn, is designed to enable our student-athletes to reach their full potential with both their academic and sporting goals. Students involved in the Performance Programme will have access to the University’s full range of world class facilities and support services.

  • Scholarship Schemes (financial support) available on application
  • Heavily discounted membership to Powerbase* (largest strength and conditioning gym in the UK)
  • Group coaching sessions
  • Physiotherapy
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Performance lifestyle mentoring
  • Kukri performance kit
  • Nutritional advice
  • Anti-doping advice
  • Regular performance/season reviews with coach

Loughborough University has a brand new squash centre including 4 glass back courts, with space for performance analysis and physiotherapy, and the UKs largest strength and conditioning gym.  

Dan McGinn

Dan McGinn

Head Coach

“I am dedicated to helping you reach your personal goals. Loughborough has an amazing support network to enable you to become the best student athlete possible, there is a clear reason why it is the best sports university in the world. I work with all our athletes to analyse their strengths, weaknesses and access the needs of the individual and the team. Loughborough University is an inspiring environment to be for any sports person to be involved with.”


For our most exceptional performance Squash players, we offer sports scholarships to help with the costs of training and competition

Prospective Students

Squash at Loughborough is growing and we are looking for fresh new talented squash players to help the programme continue to move forwards. If you are interested in joining our high performance squash programme and compete at national or international level, please email Head Coach Dan McGinn.