Badminton Australia

Performance Pathway Partners

As part of the new Badminton High Performance system for Australia the Performance Pathway Partners (PPP’s) is a an innovative concept that aims to create sustainable high performance programs in clubs, associations, schools, associations and facilities to develop athletes from the foundational level right through to the elite level of the sport.

The PPP’s sees Badminton Australia staff working with selected clubs, schools and associations to support the development of athletes (and their coaches) with potential of competing on the world stage. The program aims to support athletes in their daily training environment with athlete development plans and ongoing professional development for PPP coaches. 

Badminton Australia will provide a range of support, recognition and incentives for those clubs selected including:

  • Recognition as an official BA Performance Pathway Partner
  • Promotion on BA website and social media
  • Development and education opportunities for club coaching personnel
  • Program visits to DTE (Daily Training Environment) from BA staff to assist the club develop and educate athletes and coaches
  • Coach Invitation to selected BA lead state and national camps
  • Banner promoting the club’s involvement in the national programs


For more information on the new High Performance System for Australia please click here.

Pathway Partners in 2022

An-Yu Badminton is based in Perth, and is run by Zheng Yuli previously a decorated international badminton player

Maribyrnong Sports Academy is part of Maribyrnong Seconday College based in Melbourne. The academy supports student-athletes to to maximise their potential athletically and academically

NBC Badminton Academy is focused on developing the next generation of talented badminton players for Australia. NBC has three badminton facilities in Sydney

Nick Kidd Badminton is based in Perth with dual-nation international representative Nicholas Kidd at the helm of the Nick Kidd Badminton Academy

Established in 1847 St Peter’s College in Adelaide has a rich history of sport success and a long term commitment to badminton.

Sunnybank Hills Badminton Club is located in Queensland and is a not for profit club operating on the south side of Brisbane

Meriden is a non-selective, independent school for girls. Through Meriden’s Olympus Program, the school is supporting girls competing at the highest level in badminton and a range of sports. Our current Australian Junior Falcons have access to academic support alongside their training needs.  

Pro Badminton Academy is a Melbourne based academy headed up by former Malaysian World No.2 and ex-Commonwealth Games Gold medalist Ong Beng Teong. Running for over 20 years, PBA aims to develop juniors and adults to take their game to the next level, with particular emphasis on competing at elite level.