Horsham Arun Performance Centre is proud to introduce its coaching team:
Head Coach – Dean George
Dean has been playing badminton for 19 years and started when he was 6 years old. He went on to represent Sussex and England in every junior age group. He was ranked Number 1 in Europe at both Doubles and Mixed during his junior career. He played in the Junior Commonwealth games in Australia where he won a bronze medal. He finished his junior career by winning the Mixed doubles European title at Milton Keynes. A professional career followed reaching a career high ranking of 40 in the World at men’s doubles.
Coach – Will Hilton-Jackson
Will has 7 years coaching experience and has reached a career high National Ranking of 22. He is the current Sussex U15 coach, Level 2 qualified and is CRB Checked.
Will is going to be heading up the Raw section of the Performance Centre with Dean assisting him in these sessions. He will also be assisting Dean for the Wednesday Developing session and the Thursday Emerging session.
Fitness Coach – Jade Lally
Jade is an athlete and has been competing since the age of 14. She is the 5th best British female discus thrower of all time, and has been the British number 1 for the past 2 years.
Jade has a degree in Sport Science and PE in the Community from St Mary’s University College, a diploma in Personal Training and Sports Massage Therapy. She is a Level 4 Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, and is is GP Referral qualified.
Jade works with our players to improve their strength and conditioning, as well as co-ordination.
Assistant Coach – Antony Barnett
Antony is Level 1 qualified.
Assistant Coach – Jordan Adams
Jordan is Level 1 qualified.
Assistant Coach – Cameron Holmes
Cameron is Level 1 qualified.