Nancy Thompson Executive Director

Nancy has over 35 years’ experience in senior level roles in the non-profit sector including the provincial sport organization field.  Her work and volunteer experience ranges from leadership, people management, strategic thinking, collaboration and operational delivery.

Prior to becoming the Executive Director, Nancy was on the Board of Squash BC for four years as the President for two years (resigning to take on the Executive Director role) and in the positions of Vice President Finance and Player Development. As a player, parent of a junior, past Board member of two clubs and sport organizations, Nancy is a passionate and effective advocate for the benefits of squash. She has a solid understanding of squash in BC.

The Executive Director position is a part time position (2 days a week) and focuses on providing sound governance including strategic leadership in keeping with Squash BC’s vision and mission; operational leadership as it relates to fulfillment of the Strategic Plan and implementation of core programs; financial management and oversight; Board and stakeholder relationships; staff and contractor management; to name a few.

“Having worked almost exclusively in the non-profit sector as a consultant and senior director, I understand working with Boards, volunteers, members, government, sponsors and other key stakeholders. The mission, core values and goals of Squash BC resonate deeply with me and I am looking forward to the challenge of strengthening and growing squash in BC under our new and changed leadership model.”

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Andrew Mount Sport Development Manager

Squash has been Andrew’s passion spanning 30 years making the Sport Development Manager position with Squash BC is an ideal fit. Starting as a junior at a small two-court club in rural southwestern Ontario, he has appreciation for grassroots. Competing for the University of Western Ontario at DIV 1 in Canada and USA, he can identify with the needs of high performance. For the past 15 years, his experience includes coaching, building and leading squash across multiple sectors: commercial, not-for-profit, post-secondary, provincial associations and international organizations. 

The depth of Andrew’s experience in the squash industry and his consultative approach will help Squash BC achieve the objectives set in our “Growth Initiative” to grow participation and ensure that our current and new programs hit their mark and gain traction with our squash community.

Andrew is a Post-Graduate in Human Resources Management and has a Masters of Education. He was also the President of Squash Ontario for 2 years giving him a fulsome understanding of what it takes to run a squash organization.

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Rebecca Anton Member Services and Operations Manager

Rebecca’s related education and job experience has led her to develop a strong passion for sport and active living. Throughout her career, she has had diverse experiences working in the sporting industry, at a variety of local, provincial, national, and international levels.  Her experiences in member relations, event management and communications will help her contribute to Squash BC’s mission of providing leadership and direction for the growth of the sport of squash in BC.

Rebecca has a Bachelor of Sport Management and has worked not only in the not for profit sport field but also in the recreation field. She has competed in sport, specifically in soccer for over 20 years. In her free time, she loves exploring the outdoors with her husband and two young children.

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