COACHES

The Edinburgh Badminton Academy relies on fantastic coaches to run high quality sessions. All of our coaches are  very knowledgeable and experienced.

 

We recruit only those we consider to be highly skilled, talented and able to communicate effectively with players.

​Greg Broadbent

SportScotland Young Person's Coach of the Year 2018

Head Coach

Lothian County Player

Greg is the head coach at EBA, coaching at each session in addition to private, school and performance coaching. He has coached players of all abilities and ages from many clubs in Edinburgh. He has a vast array of experience coaching complete beginners, top junior players and Lothian county players.

Overseeing the EBA Elite programme, he works with junior county and national players and helps them achieve results at the highest level. His players have now won 6 national junior titles.

Britt Ashton

Scottish No. 5 for singles

Lothian County Player

EBA team member

Britt is an extremely experienced player, spending most of her junior career representing England Internationally around Europe. More recently, she has trained full time with The Senior Scottish National Squad, playing alongside the countries best players. 

Her great tactical and technical experience gained from some of the UK’s top coaches enabled her to reach her top potential. She is now able to pass this onto players as a coach herself. 

Jonathan Fyfe

Coach

EBA team member

Jonny started playing badminton from an early age and fell in love with the sport. After training hard as a junior he began playing for Edinburgh University and competed in many tournaments all over Scotland. 



After starting coaching in 2013 he has become one of EBA's top coaches with lots of experience helping players quickly advance. Jonny coaches both adults and juniors and is always looking for new innovations to help his players improve.

Paul Bathgate



Coach

EBA team member

Paul went to Edinburgh College and Napier University to study BSc Sport Science with sports coaching being his main focus.  

 

Since then he has coached all ages and abilities, from the youngest of players starting the sport to top level juniors and adults. He has also worked and trained with top level university and Lothian players. Since 2015 he has worked with EBA and has become one of our most established coaches, utilising his skills at the majority of our sessions. 

Martin Campbell

Former Scottish National Squad member and Commonwealth Athlete

Peter Sawkins

Edinburgh Univerity 1st Team player

Megan Munro

Lothian County and Edinburgh University 1st Team player

Laurie Chetwood

Edinburgh University Team player

Calum Atterbury 

Lothian County and Edinburgh University 1st Team player

Lewis Raeburn

Edinburgh University Team player

Daniel Johnson

Lanarkshire County Player and EBA team member

Cameron Strachan 

Edinburgh University 1st team player

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