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National Junior Squad

Written by  Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:02

The National Junior Squad aims to identify and develop the top junior players from across the country with the aim of progressing players to meet the “Winning Edge” targets as outlined in the Badminton Australia High Performance Plan. You can make a difference to the growth of our sport and the journey of our most gifted young players by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Australian Sports Foundation, no amount is too small. Follow the link below for further information.


Nomination and Selection Criteria

Athlete Pathway
National Junior Squad Guidelines
2018 NJS Application Form
U19 Elite Development Squad Specific Selection Criteria
U17 Youth Development Squad Specific Specific Selection Criteria
U15 Future Development Squad Specific Selection Criteria
2018 Junior High Performance Calendar



2018 National Junior Squads


U15 Future Development Squad

Ricky Tang (NSW)
Otto Zhao (VIC)
Asher Ooi (NSW)
Don Bui (SA)
Austin Chen (NSW)
Jack Yu (QLD)


Priska Kustiadi (NSW)
Sydney Go (VIC)
Carina Sam (NSW)
Gloria Li (VIC)
Dania Nugroho (SA)
Yee-Yuan Lim (VIC)
Catrina Tan (SA)


U17 Youth Development Squad

Theodore Kang (WA)
Gavin Ong (SA)
Rayne Wang (VIC)
Ryan Venpin (VIC)
Rio Agustino (NSW)
Ethan Chen (NSW)
Hong Yuan Wong (WA)


Bernice Teoh (WA)
Majan Almazan (NSW)
Amelia Lowe (NSW)
Kelly Xu (NSW)
Elysia Viravong (NT)
Kaitlyn Ea (VIC)
Angela Yu (QLD)


U19 Elite Development Squad

Peter Yan (VIC)
Kai Chen Teoh (WA)
Jonathon Wong (SA)
Marcus Kong (VIC)
Dimitri Han (VIC)


Maggie Chan (NSW)
Zecily Fung (NSW)
Maya Grills (VIC)
Nalini Kuhanandha (VIC)
Jodee Vega (NSW)



2018 National Junior Coaches

U15 - Lenny Permana

U17 - Brianada Koentjoro

U19 - Stuart Rowlands


2018 Junior High Performance Calendar



2018 National Junior Selectors

Badminton Australia appoints an U19 Coach and two other selectors in December for the following 12 months. The National Junior Selectors for 2018 are:


The key role of the National Junior Selectors is to recommend to the Board for ratification:


National Junior Selectors also carry out a number of other duties and obligations. These are to:



2018 Junior High Performance Committee

The Junior High Performance Committee (JHPC) is responsible for the development of Badminton Australia’s national junior program, its directions and policies. The work of the JHPC is coordinated by the Junior Development Manager in consultation with the Board Member responsible for Junior Development. The Junior High Performance Committee consists of the following people in 2018:


The Junior High Performance Committee's objectives are to:


The Junior High Performance Committee's duties are to:


Applications to be a National Junior Selector or a Junior High Performance Committee Member must be made to Badminton Australia on the appropriate nomination form by 30 September each year. Please contact the Badminton Australia (03) 9397 4722.



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