Paul Harris

Has played Junior and Senior County Badminton having been a Badminton England coach for nearly 10 years. He helps to run Solihull Badminton League, Warwickshire Senior County and Solihull & Shirley Badminton Club.

Andrew Wainwright

Steve Wainwright

Coaching experience 20 years.

Junior county U13, U17. Performance centre, raw, developing and emerging groups. Club pathway ages 7 to 16. Tournament senior : bronze, silver, gold. Junior : individual and team. After school groups, Solihull college.

Mick Ollivent

45 years’ experience playing badminton at club and county level in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire. A coach for 10 years and part of the team that originally formed the Solihull and Shirley Performance Centre and the performance pathways.

Andrew Kitching: Level 1 Coach

40 years experience of playing badminton. Welsh National O45 Singles Champion 2016

William Kitching: Level 2 Coach 

National & International player. Welsh National Singles Champion 2016 and 2017.

Helen Fulker

Chris Raw

Mary LeDruillenec

Ray Hilton

“During a highly competitive playing career spanning more than 55 years Ray has had the opportunity to coach and mentor many players who have gone on to achieve success at club, county, national and international level.”

Rob Spink

Currently a level 1 coach.  First represented Warwickshire aged 8 and has continued to do so for the past 15 years – He was, most recently, part of a successful Warwickshire 2nd team that achieved promotion to Division 1 within the Senior County Championship Leagues. Having joined Solihull & Shirley in 2015, he was part of the team to win the Birmingham Badminton Leagues top division and at the start of 2017 began coaching our Wednesday group sessions.

Alison Franks

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