Private lessons are available by contacting our Club Pro, Sajjad Malik, directly. Private lesson fees are set by the Club Pro and are paid to him directly.
Saj Malik is a nationally renowned badminton coach. He has coached for over 30 years and has developed some of Canada’s top badminton talent who have represented Canada internationally. Outside of coaching, Saj has been one of Canada’s top players for decades and has won over 15 national titles.
Saj’s coaching technique is unique to each student and focuses on bringing the best out of a player based on their individuality.
10 Time Ontario “A” Champion
15 Time Ontario Masters Champion
10 Time WOBA Champion
15 Time Canadian National Masters Champion
20 Time Ontario Masters Champion
World Masters Championship Silver Medal XD
Western Ontario Badminton Association Coach for Ontario Winter Games: Coached for 2 seasons – 2 Gold medals.
Team Ontario Coach for Canada Winter Games: Bronze medal.
National Team Members and Elite Students
Mike Beres – No. 19 World Ranking XD, Canada’s National Team. Represented Canada at the Olympic Games.
Val Loker – No. 19 World Ranking XD, Canada’s National Team. Represented Canada at the Olympic Games. Val now has her own badminton academy and is the head coach at the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton.
Lance Hunter – No. 2 in Canada MD.
Kyle Hunter – No. 2 in Canada MD. Member of Canada’s National Team. Represented Canada at the Olympic Games.
Beth Richardson – Head badminton pro at Glenco Club in Calgary.
Laura McKerrall, Erin Parkes, Cara Parkes, Irtaza Malik, Liam Parkes, and Greg Herman were some of Saj’s other notable students.