The Team

Among the most successful coaches and sporting achievers in the World.

Andy Wood

International Coaching Consultant

With over 30 years' professional coaching experience, former professional UK badminton player, Andy Wood became a professional coach following a serious spinal injury.

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Donna Kellogg MBE

International Performance Consultant

Three times Olympic badminton player Donna Kellogg is one of the most successful badminton players of the last decade winning 88 caps playing for England.

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Our matchplaysport Performance Ambassadors

Peter Gade

Former World No. 1 from Copenhagen in Denmark, Peter is not only the most popular badminton player in the world, but also one of the most successful players of all time, with 24 Grand Prix titles.

Gail Emms MBE

2004 Olympic silver medalist in Athens and 2006 World Champion, Gail is also a Commonwealth Games and European gold medalist. These days she divides her time as a TV commentator, ambassador and radio show host. Gail also specialises in motivational speaking, sport and business initiatives and mentoring athletes with potential.

Nathan Robertson

2004 Olympic silver medalist in Athens and 2006 World Champion, Nathan has also won Commonwealth and European gold medals and is currently preparing for the London 2012 Olympics. Nathan also specialises in player agents, badminton coaching clinics and innovative sporting initiatives.

Anthony Clark

Anthony is 2006 World silver medalist, European gold and Commonwealth medalist and 11 times National champion. A professional player busy preparing for the London 2012 Olympics, Anthony also specialises in technical and tactical coaching, guiding young players in what it takes to be a winner.

Our International Liaison team

Nora Perry MBE

Former World, Commonwealth, European and All-England Champion, Nora is currently the international officer for the Badminton World Federation. Nora works primarily on enabling international development experiences including language, acclimatisation and student placement.

International experts

Our network of experts provide valuable opportunity for badminton training camps including language and development overseas.

Lasse Bundegaard

Danish-born Lasse is Australia's national coach and Olympic head coach. Based at the Melbourne Sports Institute, Lasse works closely with Andy Wood on talent identification and performance programmes.

Ram Nayyar

Former Canadian international player, Ram is now head coach in charge of performance and coach education at Badminton Canada. Based at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club, Ram is also Olympic team leader for Canada and works with Andy Wood on delivering badminton training camps both in Canada and in the UK.

Claus Poulsen

After successful stints as head coach in Holland and Australia, Denmark-based Claus is now the Danish national coach and is currently preparing the Danish team for the London 2012 Olympics.

Taufik Hidayat

Taufik is the Indonesian legend of the singles game and is a former Olympic and World Champion currently preparing for the London 2012 Olympics. Taufik's academy in Jakarta offers the opportunity for training experiences in the hotbed of world badminton.

Park Joo Bong

From Korea, Park has been labeled, 'the greatest joint doubles and mixed player of all time'. Based at the Olympic centre in Tokyo, Park is currently head of Japanese Badminton. He previously worked for Team GB and achieved considerable success in the same coaching team as Andy Wood.

Rexy Mainaky

Former Olympic and World doubles champion, Indonesian Rexy previously worked for Team GB alongside Andy Wood, achieving great success. Now based in Kuala Lumpar, Rexy continues to achieve remarkable coaching results as head coach of the Malaysian national team.

Eng Hian

One of the most skilful and creative players ever to grace the game, Indonesian Eng is now head coach to the Singapore national team. He spent part of his professional career based in and representing England, and now operates from the Olympic Centre in Singapore offering training exchange opportunities.

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