Our Coaching Team

Our head coach is Russell Clarke who is a Badminton England licensed & registered Level 2 coach. Russell coaches the league players within our club and helps beginnners find their badminton legs! He also teaches badminton at primary & secondary schools within Dorset. He has achieved all the necessary Badminton England criteria, which includes being DBS (CRB) checked and has undertaken both Safeguarding trainging and emergency First Aid Training. In addition he has also undertaken many other non mandatory Badminton  and sports coaching courses as part of his CPD including disability inclusion, AOTTS (Adults other than teachers in schools), Five C’s, Fundamentals of movement/balance, NSPCC Time to Listen workshop, Badminton England “Essentials” coach training , Positive Behaviour Management, Sport Makers, Club Matters Courses etc.

Russell is available for private tuition for children and adults; individually or in groups.

We occasionally have outside coaches come in to assist our league players, including Level 3 coach Tom Dudley.

Within our club we also have several Level 1 assistant coaches including Michael Fining, Laura Bailey and Yvonne Mills.

In addition we are also very pleased to welcome Harry Willson to our coaching team. Harry is the number 1 men’s single player in the County!

Please be patient for more info, as this website is under construction.