ICL-TNSRA squash academy

ICL-TNSRA squash academy, often just ICL squash academy is a 2006 squash training facility run by the Squash Racquets Federation of India in Chennai, India. The India Cements Limited was one of the sponsors (it had initially sponsored the 1990 facility [ [http://coachcyrus.wordpress.com/academy/ Cyrus Poncha's blog entry on the Academy] ] ), along with the Tamil Nadu Squash Racquets Association.

The ICL Squash Academy consists of two complexes; one with 3 glass back rainbow courts and the other a state of the art centre with 4 glass back rainbow courts that are convertible to 2 doubles courts. The ASB 4-sided glass court, which enables television coverage from all angles, has a seating capacity of 500.

All these courts have been imported from ASB Germany. Top Indian players Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa, Gaurav Nandrajog, Parthiban, Ramit Tandon, Naresh Kumar, W. Anwesha Reddy, Cyril Kuhn, Karan Malik, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Dipika Pallikal and Parth Sharma have trained at this venue.

Major (Retd) S.Maniam, a coach from Malaysia, is the Consultant coach of SRFI. Major Maniam has been the ASF Director of Coaching for 12 years and the Director of Coaching of the Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia for 15 years. Cyrus Poncha India's National squash coach also coaches at this facility.

External Links

* [http://coachcyrus.wordpress.com/2006/10/22/junior-national-squash-kolkata-2006/ Junior Nationals Draw]
* [http://coachcyrus.wordpress.com/2006/10/14/srfi-taking-squash-to-the-masses/ Newspaper Interview with N. Ramachandran, SRFI]


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