Staffordshire County Badminton Association


Directory 2017-18

 

 

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Player Performance & Skills Coaching
Updated 14/9/17 - please note that some sections have not been updated, as shown below, due to lack of information from the coaaches.

Listed below are some of the skill development courses running within the county. Not an exhaustive list, it will hopefully help you find the course you want. Further details will be added on page updates. All the coaches listed have BADMINTON England recognised coaching qualifications.

Note that many of the courses shown run only within the school term time. Please contact the coach or sports centre for details.

For special coaching arrangements, one to one coaching or school/club sessions, contact any of the coaches listed below.

Lichfield, Tamworth & Wolverhampton Area

LOCATION/
TELE NO
DAY/TIME
TYPE
COACH / CONTACT NO
NOTES
Burntwood Leisure Centre
01543 308810

10-11am

11-12 am

adult

junior

Paul Cope
07904 122363
Contact Sports centre for prices
INFORMATION MAY BE OUT OF DATE!!
Contact the coach for current details.
Friary Grange Sports Centre,
Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, Staffs 01543 308842
Tues 6 - 7 pm

Tues 7 - 8 pm

Wed 6 - 7 pm

Sat 9 - 11 am

Juniors
(Beginners)
Juniors
(Intermediate)
Juniors
(Advanced)
Adults (2 x 1hr sessions

John Bagshaw
0780 6634445

Contact the Friary, 01543 308842, for course places and prices.


John, a BE Level 2 Coach, is also available for private 1:1 and small group coaching. Contact via 0780 6634445.

Streetly Association Sports Centre,
Foley Road East, Streetly
0121 353 8630

Sun 4.20 - 5.40pm

Sat 1.30 - 3.00pm
Juniors Ian Willis
0121 353 4342
 
Streetly Association Sports Centre,
Foley Road East, Streetly
0121 353 8630
Monday 5-6pm

Sunday 6.20-7pm

junior, £3

junior, £3

Paul Cope
07904 122363
INFORMATION MAY BE OUT OF DATE!!
Contact the coach for current details.
Willenhall E-act academy Monday 8-9pm Juniors and adults . . £3 Paul Cope
07904 122363
INFORMATION MAY BE OUT OF DATE!!
Contact the coach for current details.

Tiki Badminton Village
The James Gordon Sports Arena
St Peter's Collegiate School
Compton Road West
Wolverhampton

Tue 4:00 - 6:30 pm Juniors Graham Jebb
01902 490565
 INFORMATION MAY BE OUT OF DATE!!
Contact the coach for current details.

 

Stafford Area

There only known available coaching session in the Stafford area is:

LOCATION/
TELE NO
DAY/TIME
TYPE
COACH / CONTACT NO
NOTES
Beaconside Sports Center - Weston Road, Stafford,
ST18 0AD
Wed 6-7pm
&
Wed 7-8pm
5-11 yrs

11-16 yrs
Tim Hull - Active Lives Education
email: tim.hull@activeliveseducation.co.uk
Mob: 07827461581
Tim is a Level 2 BE coach, available for a range a coaching opportunities. More information on current sessions can be found at www.activeliveseducation.co.uk or by contacting Tim directly.

Graham Balfour High School

THIS INFORMATION MAY BE OUT OF DATE!!
Contact the coach for current details.

5-6pm on Saturday's Junior Beginners Group

Andrew Aspinal

Mobile: 07528692503
a_aspinal@hotmail.com

Andy is also available for private group and/or 1:1 coaching.
Andy is also Head Coach at the Stoke Academy - see below.

 

East Staffs Area

LOCATION/
TELE NO
DAY/TIME
TYPE
COACH / CONTACT NO
NOTES
Paulet High School
Burton On Trent
Saturdays
9:00 am to 11.00 am
Juniors 9 years to 16 years

Alan Rogers

East Staffs Badminton Development Elite Group: Coaches Alan Rogers & David Sellars
alanrogers134@btinternet.com
Meadowside Leisure Centre Burton On Trent Alternate Saturdays 12.00 to 1.00pm Juniors 6 years to 16 years

Alan Rogers

East Staffs Badminton DG
Inclusive Badminton: for players with a disability, siblings, friends and carers
Coaches Alan Rogers & David Sellars alanrogers134@btinternet.com
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre Saturday morning. 3 one hour sessions, 9.00 a.m.-12.30 (1.5 hr last session) Juniors
5 years to 18 years

Veronica White
01889 562727

 
Uttoxeter Leisure Centre Wednesdays
Improvers 7-8pm and Beginners 8-9pm.
Adults

Veronica White
01889 562727

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Alan Rogers, is a Coach Part 2 and members of the East Staffs Badminton Development Group.
Barton Badminton Club/ESBDG now have Inclusive Club funding/status and provide coaching and support to players with a disability.
Alan is also currently available for after school clubs and BiSI Festivals in the East Staffs and South Derbyshire School Sports Partnership network.
Alan is also a Gold Level Tutor for the Badminton Junior Helper Award and a Young Officials Award Tutor. Alan has also attended the Disability Coaching Course.
Award Tutor. Alan has also attended the Disability Coaching Course and provides coaching for Fountains School (SEN).

Contact details:

Alan Rogers:

Home phone – 01283 713517
Mobile - 07870770326
Email – alanrogers134@btinternet.com


North Staffs Area / Stoke

Ken Steele runs many skill and performance improvement courses in the northern part of the county. He can be contacted on 01782 619911 or 07948 799876 Email: kensteelecoach@yahoo.co.uk
A list of current courses is shown below. Individual, 1:1 coaching is also available from Ken on request.
And if it's the racket that's letting you down, Ken offers a repair and restring service, plus the fitting of new grips!

Juniors

Trentham High School (Primary School Children)
Mon 4.00 - 5.00 pm
Starts 11 Sept
Trentham High School (Primary School Children)
Fri 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Starts 8 Sept
Clayton Sports Centre (Primary/Secondary Children)
Weds 5.30 - 6.30 pm
Starts 6 Sept
Clayton Sports Centre (Primary/Secondary Children)
Thurs 5.30 - 6.30 pm
Starts 7 Sept
Wolstanton High School (Primary School Children)
Sat 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Starts 23 Sept
Wolstanton High School (Secondary School Children)
Sat 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Starts 23 Sept

Adults

Clayton Sports Centre, Stafford Ave., Clayton, Newcastle
Sun 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Starts 3 Sept
St. Joseph's College, London Rd., Trent Vale
Mon 7:30 - 9:30
Starts 6 Nov
Clayton Sports Centre, Stafford Ave., Clayton, Newcastle
Tues 10:00-12:00 am
Starts 5 Sept
Clayton Hall Academy, Clayton Lane, Newcastle
Tues 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Starts 5 Sept
Trentham High School, Allerton Road, Trentham
Thurs 7.00 - 9:00 pm
Starts 7 Sept
Wolstanton High School, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle
Sat 5.00 - 6.30 pm
Starts 23 Sept

Anthony Clark, Andy Aspinal Badminton Academy

Anthony Clark was an England International player for several years, and Andy Aspinal is a Level 3 UKCC Coach and the Junior County coach, and can be contacted on 07528692503 or via a_aspinal@hotmail.com . Andy also does 1:1 and group coaching sessions, as well as stringing and racket sales.
Contact Andy for more information!

If you want to know more about the aims and structure of the Academy, plus coaching requirements and recommendations, contact Andy. All training sessions are at:

Newcastle-under-Lyme School, Mount Pleasant,
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 1DB

GROUP
TIME
TIME
Futures Group
Mondays 5.30-7.30pm Fridays 5.30-7.30pm
Emerging Talent Monday 7.30-9.30pm Fridays 7.30pm-9.30pm
All Group Training Thursdays 5.30-7.30pm  
Singles Elite Training Sundays 4-6pm.  

 

For more information on any of the above subjects, contact the Coach listed above.


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