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Coach at the 2011 Badminton Europe Summer School

It is time again to apply as a staff coach at the Badminton Europe Summer School 2011.

Click here for more information on this opportunity. Further details can also be found here:

Badminton Europe would gratefully receiving your application – no matter if you have already experienced a Summer School or if it would be your first time!

Coaching Badminton Workshop, Abergavenny, February 2011


6 club helpers from Abergavenny Junior Badminton Club enhanced their skills and knowledge by taking part in the Coaching Badminton Workshop held in Abergavenny Leisure Centre on 6th February 2011.

The club helpers included:

Adrian Pearce

Josh Pearce 

Gethin Coleman-Cole

Carl Whiteman

Callum Simmonds

Adrian Morris

Thank you to Chris Pritchard for organising the course.

UKCC Level 2, Bridgend, November 2010

Congratulations to the following coaches who succesfully achieved UKCC Level 2 in Bridgend:

Chris Killick, Blaenau Gwent

Catrin Sheppard, Cardiff

Rachel Morris, Caerphilly

Joe Morgan, Cardiff

James Phillips, Swansea

Huw John, Carmarthenshire

Chris Pritchard, Monmouthshire

A special thank you to players from Porthcawl Junior Badminton Club and Ian Portway for supporting the assessment day.

Badminton Leaders Award, Rhondda Cynon Taff, October 2010

Congratulations to 19 students from comprehensive schools across Rhondda Cynon Taf for their committment to achieving the Badminton Leaders Award on 26th October 2010.

These leaders will go on to support badminton in their schools, local community clubs and 5x60 badminton competitions.

UKCC Level 2, Wrexham, October 2010

Congratulations to the following coaches who successfully achieved UKCC Level 2 in North Wales:

Neil Cottrill, Conwy

Joe Hill, Conwy

Julie Turner, Conwy

John Whiteley, Conwy

Steve Gibbons, Conwy

Jason Wakefield, Conwy

A special thank you to the young players from Wrexham that took part in the assessment day and to John Steele for coordinating their attendance.

Badminton Wales' First UKCC Level 2, Cardiff, September 2010


Badminton Wales' first UK Coaching Certificate Level 2 was organised and delivered at Sport Wales' National Centre during August and September.

The course which involves 3 tutor days, 4 off-course coaching sessions and an assessment day is not an easy venture. However, we are pleased to announce that so far Wales has a 100% pass record!

Congratulations to the following coaches:

Samuel Bryan (Powys)

Martyn Lewis (Caerphilly)

Matthew Haynes (Gwent)

Matthew Hughes (Cardiff)

Philip Gwyther (Pembrokeshire)