The Award categories are indicated below, along with the mechanism for selection e.g. vote based and/or panel and criteria's:

Fair Play Award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Nominated by State and Territory Organisations or National Tournament Directors
  • Recognition of players with best behaviour and sportsmanship
  • Recognition of volunteering, officiating, coaching and working with young players

Volunteer of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Contribution to Squash Australia programmes
  • Contribution to Squash in Australia
  • Volunteers in their spare time
  • Works with young players
  • Works to support events

Junior Male Player of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Results at national level events and WSF junior ranking events
  • Results at local and State title events
  • Rate of improvement throughout the year
  • Courteous and polite on the squash court

Junior Female Player of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Results at national level events and WSF junior ranking events 
  • Results at local and State title events
  • Rate of improvement throughout the year
  • Courteous and polite on the squash court

Senior Player of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Squash Australia recognised events
  • Commonwealth Games/World results
  • Contribution to the sport - on and off the court

Coach of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Coaching work in support of Squash Australia programmes
  • Coaching work in support of Squash in Australia
  • Working with young players
  • Rate of coaching development through the year

Referee of the Year award (Referee Panel & Board)

  • Notable qualifications achieved within the year
  • Referee at major events
  • Commitment in support of Referees development in Australia

Club of the Year award (Public Vote, Criteria & Board)

  • Be a registered club/centre with the largest increase in affiliations, compared to previous year
  • Hosting events
  • Working closely with Squash Australia's programmes
  • Have players compete in pennant competitions
  • Use of Matrix
  • Participate in Oz Squash initiatives
  • Track record of recruiting new/social players

State/Territory of the Year award (Criteria & Board)

  • Alignment with the Squash Australia State Funding Agreement KPI's and targets
  • In examining the above criteria, the Board will consider the size and resource of the State/Territory 

Service Awards (See Event Policy 3 - Honours and Awards

Hall of Fame (See Event Policy 4 - Hall of Fame)