The Coaching Team

Junior Director: Lyndsay Thomson

Lyndsay has been with KBC for over 10 years, and has over 5 years expereience as Junior Director.

Assistant Coach: David Crawford

David has played badminton for over 10 years, and has played in numerous national tournaments. He has been coaching at KBC since 2010.  When he is not on the courts he is out skiing, as he used to competitively ski on the Canadian Nation Freestyle Team. David brings lots of experience and knowledge to the coaching team and is excited to work with the juniors for another year!

Assistant Coach: Cory Kunz

Cory has been playing badminton since grade 11. He has a great passion for the game, and plays competitively at least twice a week. His energetic outlook and love for the game are perfect assets in a young coach, and we look forward to Cory helping our coaching team for years to come.

Assistant Coach: Sarah McClelland

Sarah is a form Canadian National Team member that has competed in numerous world championships. She has a bronze medal in women's singles at the Pan American Games in 2007, and ranked in the top 25 women's double in the BWF international circuit.  Sarah holds NCCP Level 2 coaching and has been a Badminton coach for over 16 years.  We are extremely excited to have Sarah's skills and training join our coaching team.

Assistant Coach: Bev Suits

Bev is a long time lover of badminton, and has Level II coaching certificate.  She has played competitively all over the world (ask her about her gold medal in Peru).  She has coached players from age 4 to 74, recreational to advanced.  We are extremely excited to have her experience and energy in our coaching team.




Head Coach

KELOWNA BADMINTON CLUB is looking for a PART TIME HEAD COACH to lead all junior programs. This position is currently providing 12 hours of coaching per week (not including any private clinics, camps, or lessons). NCCP level 1 and 2 are recommended but not required. 

To apply, or for more information, contact the KBC Junior Director at