Nick is recognized by many as one of the most passionate and technically minded coaches in squash. He is renowned as an academy builder, having built two of the largest squash academies in Manchester, UK and Jersey, Channel Islands, reaching out to over 30,000 children, aged 3 to 18 years. More recently at Cross Courts Squash & Fitness in Natick, Massachusetts.

About Nick

Nick competed as a professional player on the PSA World Tour from 1991 – 2004, reaching a career high world #14, England #3. He represented the English National Team was twice European Champion and is the holder of 10 PSA World tour titles. He has been a regular face on the Masters circuit since 2007 winning 8 English national titles, 3 British Open titles and is a two time World Masters Champion.

Nick is the Assistant National Junior coach for US SQUASH who in 2023 at the British Junior Open Championships made history with 31 players in the top 16, 15 players in the top 8, 3 players in the semi-finals and 2 Champions!

Nick is a former National junior and senior coach for TEAM ENGLAND and has previously held many other high profile coaching roles and worked with some of the world’s leading players including world #1’s and world champions. Nick takes great pride in nurturing all his players through a specific player pathway.

“I have been playing and coaching for over 37 years and over those years I have worked to improve my methods of squash coaching for professional players, advanced junior’s and beginner players. I feel that every player can now benefit from my flexible system of coaching. The system involves blending technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects of the game” Nick Taylor

career highlights

  • 13 years on the P.S.A World tour – 1991-2004
  • England International (9 Caps) – 1996—2001
  • Ten P.S.A World Tour titles
  • U.S Open Semi-Finalist – 1998
  • Windy City Open Champion – 2002
  • Twice European Champion – 1996 & 1997
  • Twice British National finalist – 1995 & 2001
  • Commonwealth Games Squad – England 1998 & 2002 | Jersey 2010 & 2014
  • World doubles finalist 2002
  • World Ranking #14
  • English Ranking #3
  • British Closed & Open O35’s Champion 2007
  • World Masters O40 finalist 2012
  • Eight time England Masters Squash Champion
  • Commonwealth Games – Men’s last 32 – 2014
  • World Masters Champion – South Africa 2016
  • British National Masters Champion – 2017
  • British Open Masters Champion – 2017
  • Jersey Sports Person of the year – 2017
  • World Masters Champion – USA 2018