Coaching Profiles

 
 

Pry Gnana

  • Official Team Coach, Badminton Birds, Erindale Junior Badminton Club (2014 - Present)

  • Coaching Badminton Program, John Fraser Secondary School (2018 - Present)

  • Badminton World Federation Coaching Seminar (2018)

  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP level 3) (2014)

  • Regional Umpire Certification. Badminton Ontario (2012)

  • Badminton Instructor, Coaching Symposium (2011, 2013, 2015)

  • Gnana, Pry., Wallis, Roger., & Hayman, Edith. (2011). Badminton: Essentials for Instructors and School Teachers. 3rd (ed.). Toronto: Badminton Essentials Inc.

  • Executive committee member of the Toronto and District Badminton Association (2006 - 2014)

  • President. Toronto District Badminton Association (2011-2013)

  • Development of Badminton Canada Pathways Program for Coaching (2011)

  • Syl Apps Special Achievement Award, Government of Ontario (2010)

  • Badminton International Toronto Event Organizer (2008)

  • Keith Holland Award, Ontario Badminton Association (2008)

  • High Performance Director, Ontario Badminton Association (2007 - 2009)

  • Toronto Exhibition Games Organizer (2007)

  • Team Coach, Ste. Famille Secondary School (2007 - 2011, 2019)

  • Official Team Coach, Mississauga Secondary School (2006 - 2012)

  • Award received from Peter Fonseca, M.P.P. Mississauga East (Ontario Minister of Sports and Tourism) for promoting health and well being (2007 - 2008)

  • Presidents Award Recipient, Ontario Badminton Association (2007)

  • Presidents Award Recipient, Ontario Badminton Association (2006)

  • Director, Ontario Badminton Association (2004)

  • Instructor, Computers Building Lab, McMaster University (1982)

  • 3rd Dan Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do (1981)

  • Coach, Tae Kwon Do (1977 - 1992)

  • B.A. Computer Science. York University (2003)

  • Computer Systems Analyst. Humber College (1987)

  • B.Sc. Mathematics. McMaster University (1983)  

Dr. Anne Dhir

  • Official Team Mental Coach, Badminton Birds, Erindale Junior Badminton Club (2014 - Present)

  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP III) (2014)

  • Award received from the Province of Ontario, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Hon’able Eric Hoskin; presented by Minister of Labour, Honourable Charles Sousa and MPP Bob Delaney for valuable contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of the province (2011)

  • Regional Umpire for Badminton Ontario (2011)

  • Coach National level Basketball, Gymnastics and Badminton Athletes (2010 - Present)

  • Award received from Peter Fonseca, M.P.P. Mississauga East (Ontario Minister of Sports and Tourism) for promoting health and well being (2007 - 2008)

  • PhD, University of Toronto (2008)

  • Ontario Badminton Association’s Presidents Award for enthusiastic and successful development of community badminton in Mississauga (2006 - 2007)

  • Executive committee member of the Toronto and District Badminton Association (2006 - 2014)