Badminton WA
Kingsway Indoor Stadium, 130 Kingsway, Madeley

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Board 2020

BOARD of Management

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.

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Anthony Mackaiser

Anthony is a qualified journalist with a background in sports management, public relations, media, marketing, events, and publishing. He has previously held senior roles in rugby union and managed a sports marketing agency working with federations, sponsors, teams and individual athletes. His specialties include communications and marketing strategy, copywriting and content marketing.

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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 BWF-qualified coach, and has been selected as WA State Junior Coach multiple times. Ryan has a keen interest in high performance and junior development.

Kim Rodgers

Kim is a recently retired Chartered Accountant with an interest in governance and brings enormous financial experience to the Board. He is a qualified Coach and has a strong interest in junior development, and is a past qualified umpire. 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.

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Patrick Chakko
Board Member

Patrick is a public school teacher with a passion for Badminton from a young age. He has travelled and worked in several countries before calling Perth home. He continues to enjoy the sport and promote it to the wider community in WA.

Christine Ferguson
Board Member

Christine has a long association with badminton in Western Australia including quality player, State representative, member of Grading Committee, Asst Secretary Country Week, CP Maddern Committee, Fundraising Committees, Tournament Chair for 3 years and Transport Officer for the 2019 Perth International.

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Mark Cunningham
Board Member


Grant Manzoney
Board Member

Although Grant has only played badminton for 3 years, he has had great success becoming the current Oceanic and Australian wheelchair champion. He is passionate about Para-Badminton and Inclusivity in the sport and has valuable experience being an international competitor and qualified coach. He also brings with him extensive experience as an executive committee member for over 10 years with the North Suburban Community Cricket Association.


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Rick Wolters
Executive Officer

Rick comes to Badminton WA with extensive sports administration experience ranging from State Sporting Association with WA Cycling Federation, to local government with City of Kwinana, to tertiary institutions of UWA Sports and Murdoch University as well as to WA Government with the Department of Sport and Recreation.

Ashleigh Playle
Member Services and Event Support Officer

Ashleigh has in excess of 10 years’ experience in a customer service / administration role including sport event management role and accounting. A dedicated, organised, reliable and efficient professional Ashleigh has excellent event management skills that will assist our Clubs to grow and develop.


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Dr Judy Cousins
Coaching Coordinator

A retired academic Judith has been involved with the sport of badminton for 40+ years. Currently the Immediate Past President, she has been the Coaching Coordinator for the last 5 years. The recipient of a number of awards her most prized is the Women in Badminton Award from the Badminton World Federation, while her favourite memories are linked to her time as Administration Manager (Badminton) at the Sydney Olympic Games.

Kay Terry
Sporting Schools Program Coordinator

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.