Squash Canterbury annually recognizes four players in the following categories;
The recipients are chosen by the Squash Canterbury Board and the winners are announced at the Squash Canterbury Annual Awards.
The award was introduced in 2017 and a list of the winners can be found below. The number in brackets is the number of points that the individuals have improved by on the NZ Squash Grading list, from 1st January - 31st October in the given year.
2019 Most Improved Junior Boy - 1st – Benedict Lim, Rangiora (1295), 2nd - Runner-up –Joshua Schluter, Burnside (1065) & 3rd - Addison Po, Burnside (970)
2018 - 1st Matthew McComish, Burnside (1165), 2nd Jimmy Stewart, Football (1080) & 3rd Oscar Cunningham, Football (985)
2017 - 1st Ollie O'Loughlin, 2nd Ryan Ko & 3rd Jack Lamb
2019 Most Improved Junior Girl- 1st – Anastasia Lim, Rangiora (990), 2nd – Tanisha Butt, Rangiora (400) & 3rd - Sophie Whittall, MCOB (365)
2018 - 1st Kayla Harvey, Takaka (780), 2nd Caitlin Millard, Football (635) & 3rd Jazmine Palmer-Bensemann (570)
2017 - 1st Petra Curd-McCullough, 2nd Caitlin Millard & 3rd Nadia Karati
2019 Most Improved Senior Male - 1st – Hayden Hall, Burnside (1295), 2nd – Nick Bewley, Burnside (1000) & 3rd – Mak Sarwar, Christchurch (680)
2018 - 1st Qazi Rooh-ul-Amin, Burnside (895), 2nd Connor McFadzien, Burnside (675) & 3rd Ben Gully, Greymouth (605)
2017 - 1st Cameron Tarbotton, 2nd Cameron Burgess & 3rd Joel Parris
2019 Most Improved Senior Women - 1st – Paulette Noye, Rangiora (440), 2nd– Jane Briggs, Burnside (355) & 3rd – Rosalie Searle, Hoon Hay (350)
2018 - 1st Emma Brown, Burnside (735), 2nd Sarah Blair, Football (500) & 3rd Yi-Lin Yoong, Burside (450)
2017 - 1st Kayti Carrick, 2nd Alicia Rangi & 3rd Susie Cottrell