In 2007 he travelled to Hong Kong to compete in the Masters World Championship. Playing against some of the toughest players from around the world, he then took up an appointment to coach in Thailand.

Playing Honours

  • Yorkshire Inter-County Over 35's 1991 to 2001 (County Record).

  • Yorkshire Inter-County Over 45's 2001 to Present (County Record, only person to represent at both age groups in the same year).

  • Yorkshire Inter-County Over 55's Captain

  • Yorkshire Champion
    • ​Over 35's
    • Over 40's
    • Over 45's
    • ​Over 55's (Racketball)

  • Metro Leeds Champion
    • Over 40's
    • Over 45's

  • ​World Masters Quarter Final Over 40's (Lost to Ross Norman)

  • Chapel Allerton Club Champion - Over 45's

  • International 3's Masters World Champion (Hong Kong 2007)

Club Record

  • Yorkshire League Premiership (Chapel Allerton) from 1981 to Present.

  • Chapel Allerton Club Captain from 1985 to 1988.

  • Lancashire League Premiership (Maple & Eagley SC's) from 1981 to Present.

  • British Club, Bangkok Club Captain

Coaching Honours

  • Thailand National Team Coach
  • Head Coach, British Club, Bangkok
  • Head Coach, Patana Intl School, Bangkok
  • Personal Coach to Thai Men's Top 3
  • Personal Coach to Thai Ladies No.1
  • Coached Thai Men's No.1 to Win Bronze Medal at the 2007 South East Asia Games.

  • Coached the King of Thailands Grand Daughter, HRH Princess Bajarakitiyabha Mahidol

David started playing squash in his early twenties and took to the sport very quickly. His natural fitness and agility enabled him to compete at a high level very quickly.

Throughout his playing career he has developed skills to enable him to compete at an even higher level and most of all enjoy the sport he passionately  participates in.

As a veteran of the sport he still competes at the highest level, at the same time offering his skills to others to enable them to get the most out of their game.



    Not your ordinary squash coach..

Originating from Yorkshire, David Lines has played squash all over the world against some of the toughest players in the sport. David lives and breathes the sport and his natural enthusiasm is infectious.

THAI bronze medal

During his coaching appointment in Thailand he coached at club, amateur and professional level. Employed to coach the men and ladies national players and eventually coaching the Thai mens #1, Chatchawin Tangjaitrong to a bronze medal at the 2007 South East Asia Games.


  • Harrogate S.C
  • Chapel Allerton S.C
  • Adel S.C Leeds
  • Moortown S.C Leeds
  • Rothwell S.C Wakefield
  • Eagley S.C Bolton
  • Maple S.C Oldham
  • British Club, Bangkok
  • Pantana Intl School, Bangkok
  • Thailand National Team, Thailand
  • Coached the King of Thailands Grand Daughter, HRH Princess Bajarakitiyabha Mahidol

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