Squashlinx is owned & operated by Emma Parke,
BC Womens #3
Providing squash clinics that help players learn new skills, have fun, network and get an amazing work out. Squashlinx is the new way to get fit (550 calories/hr), meet friends and become fantastic at a lifelong sport!
Squashlinx and the sport of squash offers you benefits that other gym workouts can’t. Squash players are social beings and love to find new friends. Squash also provides an amazing workout, tightens up triceps and biceps - works on the core and through regular play can give you an endorphin rush like no other game!
Emma loves playing squash and spending time with her family (two boys Samuel & Noah, husband Brent & dog Georgie). She is inspired to live every day the best she can using the resources around her to feel full of energy and ready for life. Her approach to health and well-being is preventative and holistic. Both as a school teacher and qualified Level 3 squash coach a holistic approach is reflected in her teaching and coaching philosophy. Emma first trained and competed in her home country of England and she comes from a strong dynasty of squash players including brother Simon (previous World #3, Ireland coach) and father Ian (Czech Republic coach). During her youth she was able to train and play with the elites of the sport, gained a Level 3 Coaching Certificate and competed for England. Since relocating to BC, Emma has represented BC on four occasions (Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, British Columbia) also competing internationally in tournaments such as Salt Lake City, Seattle and Dublin. Emma brings many years teaching, coaching and provides a flair for fun, knowledge of the game and improvement!
Emma's Squash Achievements
- Ranked 15 in Squash Canada 2015
- Ranked 2: Women’s Squash in British Columbia 2015
- Bronze: Provincial Canadian Squash Teams 2011 (British Columbia)
- Winners: Provincial Canadian Squash Teams 2005 (British Columbia)
- Western Canadian Squash Championships – Women’s Open 3rd Place 2007
- Lets Squash Leukemia - Winner 2007
- Winners: Doubles Squash Championships BC 2006
- Runner up: Jericho Grand Prix - Ladies Open 2006
- Winner Provincial Canadian Teams - 2005 (British Columbia)
- Jericho Grand Prix – Women’s Open Place 2nd 2004
- Victoria Women’s Squash Weekend – Women’s Open 2nd Place 2004
- Men’s Open "A" Player Vancouver Lawn & Ladies "A" Player 2004
- Ladies County Squash Champion 2000, UK
- Played Squash for England 1990