Tim Bacon enters his third season as the men’s and women’s assistant squash coach in 2018-19. Bacon lectured in Smith College’s M.Sc. in Sports Coaching program from 1999 – 2015. His lectures focused on sport science & coaching, including physiology, psychology, pedagogy, and leadership.
His past head coaching experience includes stops at the University of Western Ontario (Interim Head Coach – (#1), McGill (#3), and Smith College (#11 CSA 1996-98); Bacon is also a personal coach to several female provincial, state, and national age group champions. He has been a Level 4 Squash Canada Coach since 1988 and was the Canadian Jr. National Men’s Coach in 1990.
Bacon was also a Master Course Conductor and Level 4 presenter with the Coaching Association of Canada, Squash Canada, Racquetball Canada, and Tennis Canada, 1992 – 2003.
He has been an NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist since 2008.
Bacon is a Registered Mental Training Consultant since 1986 (Canadian Registry), one of 14 approved to work with Canadian National Teams (all sports).
He was also a presenter at Squash Canada, World Squash Federation, International Tennis Federation, College Squash Association, U.S. Squash national coaching conferences, 1986 to present.
Bacon received an M.A. in Coaching/Sport Psychology from University of Western Ontario 1987.