Manu Yam is a Level 2 certified squash coach, recognised once again in 2019 as Auckland Coach of the Year. He was also New Zealand Performance Coach of the Year 2018. Manu offers squash lessons in Auckland to adults and juniors. 

Manu has just been given a role in Squash Auckland as the Coach and Player Development Leader as part of its restructuring to align with Squash NZ's strategic direction where coach development is a high priority.

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Manu has just been given the 2021 Squash Auckland Performance Coach of the Year Award adding to his collection of Coaching Awards throughout his coaching career. His hardwork and dedication in 2021 in spite of the pandemic has been recognised and given importance. 

Manu has been playing competitive squash for the past 33 years, taking part in international tournaments, and was Philippines National Champion for 10 years. He has been awarded Coach of the Year by Squash New Zealand in 2015 & 2009, as well as 2019, 2018, 20172015 & 2008 Auckland Coach of the Year and 2015 New Zealand School Coach of the Year.

Manu enjoys developing young players, allowing them to successfully compete on a national level. He has extensive coaching experience of players at all levels and runs a successful programme at Belmont Park Racquets Club  and has been assisting Squash Auckland in some of their junior, ladies and school programmes. He has also been working closely with Squash New Zealand  running several high performance camps. 

Manu has formed a team of young coaches, mostly his former and current students all of whom are now properly qualified. All of them are very familiar to his style of coaching and follow his coaching philosophy. All strictly implement his club and team culture and all are very experienced with helping Manu run his different programmes across all levels and ages of players. They are part of the MySquashCoach team of coaches. They are now running several programmes in other clubs which includes Herne Bay Squash Club. Manu and his MySquashCoach team also endorses the OLIVER brand of squash rackets and other squash equipment and demo rackets are available to use in Belmont Park Racquets Club.

MySquashCoach's head assistant coach and Manu's son RAFA YAM has just been awarded SQUASH AUCKLAND'S School and Club Coach of the year award for 2023. Following his father's footsteps, Rafa's commitment and passion for coaching and developing players of all levels has been rewarded. Rafa has also been helping out as a regional coach and one of the district's up and coming top coaches. 


Adult Squash Lessons

Adults Squash Coaching Auckland

We are currently running several very popular and affordable adult classes each week at Belmont Park Racquets Club and the popular SquashFit classes in Henderson Squash Club and Remuera Rackets Club.  Private/group lessons (for any level of ability) can be arranged at a time to suit you. Make a booking or enquire about any special arrangements, including our special deals available for first-time students.

Junior Squash Lessons

Squash kids lessons Auckland

Manu and the MySquashCoach team of coaches run a variety of structured group lessons where children of all ages are encouraged to develop their squash skills while having fun. Great care is taken to ensure children are placed in coaching groups to match their ability. Private and group lessons, including Interclub teams, are held before and after school during term time. School holiday programmes, which include other sporting activities, are available at  Belmont Park , Henderson Squash Club and Remuera Rackets Club. 

School Squash Programmes

School Squash Programmes Auckland

MySquashCoach also offers a range of school squash programmes, and coaching of squash teams to prepare for competitions and other events.

If your school is interested in developing a squash programme, please contact us to discuss your requirements.