The Badminton Association of Western Australia (Inc) (trading as Badminton WA) is a constitutional incorporation governed by the Board of Management. The Board of Management meets monthly, has written minutes and operates in accordance to approved guidelines and policies.
Lily has a background in sports & Olympics diplomacy representing the UK and held senior management roles on corporate strategy, human resources, marketing and business operations in major Australian industrial & trading companies and international hotels. Lily is a nationally accredited coach and a qualified umpire.
Neal is an experienced project, program and engagement manager with over 20 years of experience. He also is a committee member of one of the largest badminton clubs in Perth.
Eva started as a junior badminton player and continued to play competitively throughout student years. She resumed regular club participation in recent years after a long break, and also involved in a junior club. She has an interest in promoting badminton to the wider community. Eva’s professional background is in tax administration and business services.
Mark's substantial experience as a sole trader / small business operator and his communication skills allow him to successfully liaise with a broad range of stakeholder groups. Mark is passionate about increasing participation in Badminton WA tournaments and programs, and takes a proactive hands-on approach to promote our sport.
Ryan holds a Master's Degree and is currently pursuing a post-graduate qualification in Sports Science, with a focus on badminton-specific training, performance and recovery. His research has been acknowledged at BWF level. He is a qualified Level 1A coach, and has been selected as WA State Junior Coach multiple times. Ryan has a keen interest in high performance and junior development.
Preetham's substantial background in strategic business analysis, project management and stakeholder engagement make him a real asset for Badminton WA as we carry on our journey of continuous improvement of our programs and services to our members and to the entire badminton community of Western Australia.
Kim brings enormous financial experience to the Board and uses his knowledge and skills to assist in ensuring the Association makes steady financial progress. He is a qualified Coach and has a strong interest in junior development. Kim is a Life Member of Badminton WA and also has received a prestigious SRG Sport & Leisure Service to Sport Award at the ANZ Sports Star Awards and a Service Award from Badminton WA.
Samuel has been a badminton player for a number of years. He became involved with Badminton WA when his two sons have shown interest in the sport. Samuel is enthusiastic about the growth opportunities for badminton in Western Australia, and is keen to use his knowledge and experience for creating a better future of the sport. He is also a Soft Tissue Therapist with Sports Medicine Australia, and has a keen interest in the well-being badminton players of all ages. Samuel is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, and runs an accounting and tax advisory business.
Eugene was a member of the Badminton WA Board of Management when he was invited to step into the Executive Officer role. He brings with him a diverse experience in business management and governance in the not-for-profit as well as in the corporate sector. Eugene is a self-described "enthusiastic amateur" badminton player and a qualified badminton umpire and referee.
Elaine's professional background is in the financial services sector, and she holds a BCom degree in Accounting from the University of Newcastle, NSW. Her main connection to badminton is through her son who trains and plays regularly. Elaine is happy to contribute to the association's progress in promoting the sport in WA.
PROGRAM AND PROJECT coordinators
Ian holds a Level 1A Coaching accreditation from Badminton Australia and a Level 2 Coaching Certificate from Badminton England. He is passionate about helping players of various levels of skills and abilities to unravel their true potential. In 2017 Ian has been appointed National Para-Badminton Coach by Badminton Australia.
Kay Terry MBE(C) is a legendary figure for Australian badminton. She has won the national singles champion title for 5 consecutive years from 1964 to 1968, and also multiple doubles and mixed doubles titles. Kay has represented Australia internationally on many occasions. After finishing her career as a player, Kay proceeded to work as a coach and administrator and has been seen all around the state helping young players master their badminton skills. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in coaching at all levels from primary school kids to elite players. Kay is a Life Member of Badminton WA and holds multiple awards for her service to the sport of badminton.