Junior Performance Centre

Northumberland Performance Centre provides a platform to raise standards for all junior players and increase competitive opportunities.

Being part of the PC offers great opportunities for junior players to progress their skills and fitness with the development, tactical and technical help from Badminton England Registered Coaches in a friendly and fun atmosphere which is also competitive and challenging. This environment operates at local level for badminton in clubs and schools by establishing an infrastructure in order to nurture talent, including the identification of players, coaches, volunteers and officials.

Performance Centre Purpose:

  • To implement a player pathway to support player development
  • To identify raw talent
  • To involve coaches who set the highest standards of professionalism and are committed to all aspects of the coaching process
  • To support players as they move along the player pathway
  • To provide a Player Profile for Development/Emerging Squad Players

Performance Centre Aims:

  • Create a player-centred environment where their needs come first
  • Create a focal point that links schools and other clubs in the local community
  • Implement and develop the talent identification system
  • Create a quality based environment that develops players, coaches, officials and volunteers
  • Grow a team of coaches who set the highest possible standards of professionalism

Meet The Coaches

Martin Fagan

Head Coach

Karen Davison

Assistant Head Coach

Ellie Roberts


Location & Training Times

All training sessions take place at Tyneside Badminton Centre, Bowness Road, Slatyford, NE5 2TA.

Futures Squad



Raw Talent Squad



Development Squad

Monday & Wednesday


Emerging Squad 

Monday & Wednesday