Player Profile

James Phillips


James Phillips






1  Name, DOB, where do you live?

James Phillips - 13/05/1984 – Originally from Swansea, however have recently moved to Bristol.

2  Discipline – partners?

Men’s Doubles – Joe Morgan

Mixed Doubles – Caroline Harvey

3  How did you get started in Badminton?

Use to play with my Dad and Sister just for fun, ended up joining a local junior club, Dillwyn Llewellyn.

4  Interesting fact about yourself that not many people would know?

I love Tomato Ketchup

5  2-3 of your best achievements to date?

World Ranking High 41

Quarter Finals in Commonwealth Games 2006 – Men’s Doubles

22 Senior International Caps for Wales

Croatian International Mens Doubles Winner 2010

6  Goals for this season-2010?

Win Nationals 

Gain selection for Commonwealth Games in India

Quarter Finals and above on all EBU’s

7  Sporting heroes?

Joe Calzaghe, Chris Hoy, Muhammad Ali, George Best, Lance Armstrong


8  Coaches you have worked with?-(HPC you attend)

Chris Rees, Zhou Jun Ling, Eddie O Neill, Matthew Hughes, Martyn Lewis, Mark Cairns, Huw John

HPC – South Wales Cardiff

9  Long term Badminton Goals?

Commonwealth Games – Deli

10 How does it feel to be part of the HPC/Talent group? 
Privilege!! As it indicated you are part of Welsh Badminton’s set up and are valued as a player for the future / present.