Jackie Goldride
Squash Director
jackie@squashbond.org 

Jackie has her B.Ed in Phisical Education, she is an active Squash player and coach for the past 30 years. Jackie is qualified as a level 3 coach (England) and is qualified to train level 1 coaches. A member of the Israeli National Woman’s team and  the present  ladies top player. She is the former head coach of the Israeli National Junior team as well as the coach for both the women’s and the junior girls teams.

Jackie is the mother of two and lives in Herzliya in her free time she loves biking and currently playing in a catchball womens team.

Ari Gaitelband
Squash Coach

Ari was born in South Africa ,brought up in Raanana, where squash was an integral part of his upbringing.

Ari played professional squash and represented Israel’s national men’s and junior’s teams, He has been coaching squash for over 15 years.

Ari managed Kfar Hayam Squash club for five years, and coached the national under 15 juniors team. He joined SquashBond in 2015 and today functions as the Squash Director.

Furthermore Ari has a diploma in film studies, a movie he wrote and directed in 2012 won “best movie” at the national film festival in Germany.

Yuri Rogdestvensky
Squash Coach

Yuri was born in Ukraine and came to Israel in 1990. He is a graduate of the Wingate Institute in Israel.

He is playing squash over 12 years and holds a level 1 squash certificate by the WSF.

He started his coaching career in Ukraine and has experience working with children and adults..

In his youth, he was a rugby player in the national team of Ukraine.

He is a father of two boys and lives in Afula with his wife.

Leen Fadila
Assistant Squash Coach

Leen was born and raised in the city of Tira, she began her squash with the first squad of SquashBond when she was 11 years old.

Leen fell in love with the game of squash and over the years reached great achievements in the Israeli squash including 2nd place in the juniors nationals. Her best achievement took place in the summer of 2017 when she was selected  to represent the Israeli national team in the 20th Maccabiah games. Leen and her peer Shahad Bshara made history as they became the first representative of the Arab sector in Israel to represent Israel National Squash Team in the Maccabiah games.

Currently, Leen is in the 10th grade studying physics and dreaming of getting far with her studies. Leen has always dreamed of becoming the first Arabic-speaking coach in Israel and this year joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach.

She works with young groups of boys and girls, Jews and Arabs and is a role model for them.

She lives in Tira with her parents, her twin brother and two siblings.

Shahd Bshara
Assistant Squash Coach

Shahd was born and raised in the city of Tira, she began her squash with the first squad of SquashBond when she was 11 years old.

Shahd fell in love with the game of squash right from the beginning and over the years reached great achievements in the Israeli squash including winning the juniors nationals.

Her best achievement took place in the summer of 2017 when she was selected  to represent the Israeli national team in the 20th Maccabiah games. Shahad and her peer Leen Fadila made history as they became the first representative of the Arab sector in Israel to represent Israel National Squash Team in the Maccabiah games.

Shahd’s leadership skills were visible from young age and thus she was selected at the age of 15.5 to join an international program to promote young leaders in sport. Shahd had the opportunity to travel the world and empower her own abilities and involvement in making a change.

Shahd joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach. She works with young groups of boys and girls, and give them great inspiration while she herself is still growing as a player and as a person.

She is in the 10th grade studying cyber. She lives in Tira with her parents and her two brothers.