Nick Matthew OBE
“I’m very proud to become an Ambassador for Sporting Heritage. As well as being a squash player I am a huge sport’s fan and think it is very important to help protect and develop our sporting heritage. I am striving to build on my career legacy in retirement and Sporting Heritage will hopefully help to protect and promote that legacy as well as others in the future.”
Nick Matthew is considered to be one of the greatest Squash players of all time having achieved some of the greatest honours in the game 3 times each. A former World number 1, he was nicknamed ‘the Wolf’ in honour of his merciless reputation on court. Nick was renowned for his extraordinary athleticism, fitness & strength of character, which is apt having been born in the Steel City of Sheffield, UK.
In 2014 Nick was selected by his fellow athletes to carry the England flag at the Opening Ceremony for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow & in 2015 was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for Services to Squash by Her Majesty the Queen.
In 2018 Nick announced his retirement from Professional Squash after a 20 year career on the PSA World Tour. He now runs the Nick Matthew Squash Academy & is a Global Ambassador for the game of Squash, running Events, working in the Media and offering his Consultancy services worldwide.