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AGUSTIN ADARRAGA ELIZARAN M.Vet Sc. B Sc.  
MAACB.
Ass. Dip. Inf.Tech)

Chairman Q-Branch (1996 -99) Professional Squash
Coaches Association of Australia (PSCAA)

Director and Head Coach NQ Junior Squash Elite Academy
(1990-99) Squash Australia ‘Elite Coaching Program’ Coach (1993 -96) Level 1 Squash Coach (1981, first promotion)
Level 2 Squash Coach (1989, first promotion)
Referee Open Level (1981)

Professional appointments:
Biochemist. Blood Bank. Red Cross Society, Brisbane. (1960 – 1967)Clinical Biochemist and Assistant Director of Pathology (Scientist) (1967 - 1996, now retired)
State Junior Coach (1996)

Scientific Qualifications:       
Licenciado en Veterinaria (Saragossa, Spain 1957),
B.Sc. (Chemistry and Biochemistry. Queensland University,
Brisbane, Australia, 1964) 
Ass. Dip. Inf. Tech. Applied Business Computing (1996, Barrier Reef  TAFE, Townsville
, Queensland, Australia)
Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) Foundation Member.

Sporting Achievements
Pelota (Basque handball)
Regional School championships (1948) Winner.
Trophy “Exma Diputacion de Guipuzcoa”.
Pelota a Paleta Championship. Hernani (1959) Winner

Soccer
Madrid University Championships.
League Champions with ICAI (1949)
Cup Champions with “Colegio Mayor Cisneros”

Handball (11 players, soccer field) Selected to the National Team to play the European championships in Berlin (1950)
Olympic Handball (indoors)
Aragon Champions (1951- 1957)
Australian Championships. Semi-finalists (1952)
Selected to the National team to play the european championships in Switzerland (1951)
Champion of Guipuzcoa with the “Amaikabat of San Sebastian (1958)

Rugby (Union) attended a fortnight preselection camp in Madrid under the direction of a french coach. In preparation to lay the RAAF of England (1954)

Squash Competition
Open Competition: Winner of the following Regional Championships:                               Townsville, Gold Field, Bowen, Ingham, Innisfail,                                Mareeba, Far North QLD,
                               QLD Country Championships (Runner-up) and

                               Queensland State Teams Championships. With                                Townsville.(see publication)

                                                           

Masters Competition: Winner of the following Championships:

                                Over 35: Far North Queensland, Mount Isa, Townsville.                                (40 – 44 band) Queensland Championships (Brisbane.                                1974)

                                “N.S.W. Stellar Veterans International” (over 45 –                                 49 band, Thornly,1979)

                                Australian Championships (50 – 54 band. 1985, Erina,                                N.S.W.)

                               World Squash Titles (50-54 age band. Toronto1985),

                               New Zealand Championships (55-59 band, 1987)
                               Australian Team Titles Championships. (QLD team.                                Captain. 1985)       
                               Australia Representative Masters Team player):                                Test Series against New Zealand. In Australia(1986) and                                 in New Zealand (1987)

 

As an administrator - coach

I have serve Townsville and North Queensland as: Publicity Officer, Selector, Referee Examiner Chairperson, Queensland Junior Representative teams’ Manager - Coach.

I have conducted Level I accreditation’s courses in North Queensland and have participated as an examiner at Level II accreditation course in Brisbane.

Convenor (Squash): Queensland Master Games: Townsville (1995)
Squash Queensland State Junior Coach (1996, Appointed for a 3 years period) To supervise, promote Junior Squash and manage State Representative Teams.
AIS satellite and Squash Australia ‘Elite Coaching  Program’ coach   (1993 - )

Memberships:
PSCAA*.
Queensland  Referee Association.
Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (MAACB, Foundation Member)      
Life Member: Townsville Squash Racquets Association.(1985)

Publicity Officer:       
Regular contribution of “North Queensland Column” and Technical and General Articles to the Australian Squash Coach’ Magazine.
Author:  NRJ-Squash Academy ‘BLOCKS’ Training Program for Elite Players.
Editor: ‘North Queensland Elite Academy Magazine'.

Nominations
                          Sports  Australia Awards (1982) (see nomination).
                           For the best individual spots performance by an Australian
.                                1986 Bulletin - 4TO Sport-Star of the Year Award.

 Awards:          Plaque of the "City of Townsville". 1986

                        Australia Day: "For Achievement in Sport". 1986

                        "Australian Sport Medal". 2000.

 
Sportsmanship is our Moto!!!

 Excellence is our Goal!
 

 

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