Hayley Connor selected as Under 13 National Age Group Badminton Coach
03 July 2012
Surrey Sports Park’s own Head Badminton Coach, and England International Hayley Connor, has been selected as Under 13 National Age Group Badminton Coach.
Hayley is responsible for running all badminton courses and outreach at SSP, alongside coaching teams internationally at Under 13 tournaments abroad such as the 2012 Danish Junior Cup, running fitness camps and training days.
She will be coaching U13 Nationally together with Derbyshire coach James Boxall, developing, supporting, selecting and reviewing English Junior Performance players. Hayley sees the role as a huge honour and a great opportunity to develop and bring Badminton at Surrey to an even higher level;
“As a coach this is the next step in my career and to have this opportunity at a young age is a huge achievement. I am really happy that I get to use my past playing experiences in these junior tournaments to my advantage when working with these junior players, as I know what it takes to be world class. I will learn so much from this role and get to work with some amazing coaches who I can only learn from.”
Hayley’s first job as U13 National Age Group Coach will be coaching at the U13/U15 England camp, which is to be held at Surrey Sports Park from 4-8 August 2012.
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