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2023 Achievements

We're really proud of what we've achieved this year through our badminton sessions! Nominations are open for the Badminton England Volunteers and Coach of the Year Awards if anyone would like to nominate our team please follow this link -

If you do find the time to fill in a nomination form, we've created this page where we've listed some of our achievements to assist you -

Grass Roots Coach - Steve Kiernan
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Volunteers - Jaidev Chagger
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Volunteers - Luke Evans

Volunteers - Charlie


• 12 months ago we were coaching between 50 to 60 people
• Now approaching 300 people
• Linked with a local secondary school (St Peters) coaching 45 pupils over two after school SmashUp! sessions
• Encouraged juniors to participate in Warwickshire Restricted Tournament where we won a large number of medals - went to support these juniors at the tournament
• Guiding our stronger players to play in the Badminton England Bronze Circuits
• Arranged the residential at Loughborough University to give players a broader range of coaching expertise
• Taken players to Birmingham University to participate in Lorraine Coles (former world number 10) summer camps again to expose the kids to a different variety of coaching styles and experiences
• Entered teams in to the local Solihull League - juniors won the league in 2023
•  Created an online area for players to develop their skills further at home
• Great at getting the under represented groups involved - diverse ethnic communities and females playing
• Beginner adult group
• New No Strings
• Family Games Practice
• Funding two Level 1 coaches
• Arranging 70 of our members to experience the Yonex All England
• Chirstmas gathering
• Left work in schools to take on Badminton full time

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