Call for National Team Coaches

Badminton Canada Call for Coaches 2017-2020 Quadrennial

This is the call for coaches for both the 2017-2020 quadrennial and individual events through the 2017 calendar season. 

On behalf of Badminton Canada, please see the attached documentation which outlines the call for coaches for both the 2017-2020 quadrennial, as well as coaches for individual events throughout the 2017 calendar season. Due to the number and size of the documents, the English versions are attached and the French versions will follow in a separate email.

There are six separate coach roles/positions that have being defined for selection. These levels outline different opportunities for coaches at different stages in their careers and levels of experience. They are-

1-National Coaches (for the 2017-2020 quadrennial, subject to yearly review)-

a.National Head Coach

b.Junior National Head Coach

c.Para-badminton National Head Coach


2-Event-Specific Coaches (yearly applications for events per calendar year)-

a.Event Lead Coach- Lead (head) coach role at specific international events representing Team Canada at both the Senior and Junior levels for that upcoming season

b.Event Assistant Coach- Assistant coach role at specific international events at both Senior and Junior levels

c.Personal Coaches

NOTE: For the Event-specific coach applications, this call is for the 2017 calendar year. The call for event-specific coaches for the 2018 calendar year will come out in September/October of 2017 (exact date still TBC).

Additional information is in the attached documentation. These include-

-High Performance Plan- Coach Selection Policy

-National Head Coach Role Description

-Junior National Coach Role Description

-Para-badminton National Coach Role Description

-Event Lead Coach Role Description

-Event Assistant Coach Role Description

-National Coaching Positions Application Form (2017-2020) (.pdf and word versions)

-Event-Specific Coach Application Form (2017)

All interested parties should complete the Coach Application Forms and all the necessary supporting information. The application deadline is January 30th, 2017. The priority will be placed on selecting the National Head Coaches and then selecting the event-specific coaches, with all selections being completed as soon as possible. All selected coaches will begin to be engaged immediately with the BCan staff and the High Performance Committee (as necessary) to implement the strategic plan for the 2017 season.


For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. As this is part of a new direction for Badminton Canada, we appreciate your support in helping us obtain the best possible candidates for these roles and widely distributing this information.


Jordan Bridal

High Performance Manager

Badminton Canada

700 Industrial Avenue, Suite 401

Ottawa, ON, K1G 0Y9

Phone: 613-569-2424 ext 102 



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