Coaching

We have a session every Saturday between 12:30 – 18:00 available for 5-18 year olds.

TimesLevels
12:30- 14:00Intermediate
14:00-15:30Beginner
14:00-15:30Advanced
15:30-17:00Intermediate / Advanced
17:00-18:00Beginner

Head Coach – Mark Golds

Mark has been coaching junior and senior players for over 30 years.

With experience coaching England juniors and seniors, he now coaches over 250 children from grass roots to international level.

Head Coach – Nick Golds

Nick has been a qualified coach for the last 30 years coaching not only junior internationals, county players, adults and beginners as well as his daughters who also help with the academy.

He has played at junior and senior county levels and was on the junior nationals squad. Currently, he is playing for the Cheshire VETS and also playing in the Stockport Premiership. 


Assistant Coach – Grace Golds

Grace has been playing badminton since she was 6 and is now a 17 year old player who has been assisting with the running of the academy for the last 4 years.

She is currently helping out with the coaching of beginner and intermediate players as well as updating the academy social media pages.

Assistant Coach – Lydia Golds

Lydia has been playing badminton since she was 4 and is now a 14 year old player who has also been assisting with the coaching of the beginners in the academy for the last 2 years.

She was one of the first 3 members of the academy along with her sister and former academy member Alice Smith

Assistant Coach – Shreya

I’ve been playing for around 6 years, I started off playing for fun in the garden or at my local David Lloyd’s but then decided I wanted to join a club and learn how to play properly.

I joined MG Badders 5 years ago and have been coaching 3 years as part of participating in the Duke of Edinburgh’s award.

Assistant Coach – Evan Zhang

I have been playing badminton for 8 years, 3 of those years I have been coaching at MGBadders academy.

I was part of the school team that came second in the country in 2018.

I really enjoy coaching at the academy and helping others enjoy the sport I love 

Assistant Coach – Charlie Bird

I have been playing for 8 years with MG Badders, I now play for my school and love my badminton.

I have been assisting at MG Badders for 2 years as part of my Duke of Edinburgh award

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