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. As we have limited availability for members, priority will be given to residents of Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Players in the Elite Advanced Program are determined by tryouts and coach selection.

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 6:30 PM – 8:30PM, Saturday 11:00 AM – 2: 00 PM Regular training
  • Monday 6:30PM – 8:30PM Extra training for Elite Advanced
  • They have to attend 80 sessions of practices.
  • Fee for Elite Intermediate is $650, Elite Advanced is $1000
  • Limit: Elite Intermediate 20, Elite Advanced 24

2. Elite Beginner

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

  • Monday & Friday 6:30 PM – 8:30PM, Saturday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Regular training
  • They have to attend 80 sessions of practices.
  • Fee for Elite Beginner is $550
  • Limit: 20

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.

  • Monday & Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Regular training
  • Fee for High School Juniors is $400
  • Limit: 12


4. Recreational Juniors (RJ)

  • Monday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Play games under supervision
  • Fee for Recreational Juniors is $130
  • Limit:  10


Coach Assignments:

Allen Zhai – Club Head coach and Provincial Elite Head Coach

    • 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.


Other Coaches:

Richard Yiu – Elite Advance main coach

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

Yi Jia – Elite Advance assistance coach

Vouy Linh Truong – Elite Intermediate main coach

Ma Liang – Elite Intermediate main coach

Ken Duong – High School main coach

Phil Zhao – Elite Beginner main coach

Peng XiaoMiao – Elite Beginner assistant coach

Note: No adult is allowed to practice on Saturdays.