Junior Program

Our Junior Program has four junior groups, classification is based on their age and skill level. Their practicing times are mostly different.

In general, acceptance is based on first-come-first-serve basis. Players in the elite programs are determined by tryouts and coach selection.

Elite Advanced

Elite Intermediate

Elite Beginner

High School

Recreation

1. Provincial Elites(PE) Intermediate and PE Advanced

Membership in the Provincial Elites junior section of Badminton-Pierrefonds is open to all from 8 to 18 years of age, and who meet the skill requirements.  Elite Intermediate practice 3 times a week. Elite Advanced practice 4 times a week.

  • Wednesday & Friday 6:00 PM – 8:00PM, Saturday 1:00 PM – 3: 00 PM Regular training
  • Monday 6:00PM – 8:00PM Extra training for Elite Advanced
  • They have to compete in at least 2 provincial tournaments or national tournaments.
  • They have to attend 80 sessions of practices.
  • Fee for Elite Intermediate is $650, Elite Advanced is $800
  • Limit: 22

2. Elite Beginner

Membership in the Elite beginner is open to all under 12 with or without basic training before.

  • Wednesday & Friday 6:00 PM – 8:00PM, Saturday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Regular training
  • They have to compete in at least 2 provincial tournaments.
  • They have to attend 80 sessions of practices.
  • Fee for Elite Beginner is $550.00.
  • Limit: 22

3. High School (HS)

Membership in the High School Junior section of Badminton-Pierrefonds is open to all from 12 to 18 years of age, with or without previous training.

  • Friday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Regular training
  • Fee for High School Juniors is $400.00.
  • Limit: 24

  4. Recreational Juniors (RJ)

  • Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Play games under supervision
  • Fee for Recreational Juniors is $130.00.
  • Limit:  24

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Coach Assignments:

Club Head coach and Provincial Elite Head Coach:  Allen Zhai

Allen Zhai was rated as a First Class Athlete in China. He participated in various world – class tournaments; He reached the finals in various championships in both China and Quebec, winning prestigious trophies.

2014-2015, Allen became the head coach of the Badminton club of Pierrefonds.

Feb 12- 14, 2016, Allen was named coach by excellence at the provincial Black Knight / Ashaway tournament.

In 2015-2016, Allen coached Andrew Choi who won the gold medal in doubles and Eliana-Ruobing Zhang who won the bronze medal in singles at the Canadian championship in Toronto on March 11- 13.

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Other Coaches:

Richard Yiu – Main coach for Elite Intermediate

Level 1 certified coach; Head coach Dawson college badminton for 2 years; Junior provincial coach 3 years

Kai Ma – Main coach for Elite Beginner

Level 1 certified coach; Badminton club of Pierrefonds PeeWee Elite Provincial head coach since 2014

Heng Qin  – Main coach for High School juniors

Badminton club of Pierrefonds High school coach since 2016.

Brandon Ma – Assistant coach for Elite Intermediate

Yun Tong – Assistant coach

William – Assistant coach

Note: No adults allowed to practice on Saturdays.