Our Professional Team

Xiao Ming


Xiao Ming is the founder of M Badminton Academy and oversees the management of the academy's badminton program. Started his coaching journey 8 years ago, Xiao Ming has been taking various important coaching roles such as the head coach of junior badminton program at SAFRA MT FABER and assistant instructor for ActiveSG junior classes.

As a shuttler, XiaoMing had won various titles in local tournaments such as Singapore national game and had participated in Singapore University Games and is the current president of SUTD badminton team. With his strong foundation in the sport, he manages to develop lasting relationships with trainees in the region, assisting them to achieve greater heights in the sport by using a tested & proven training methodology.



As the manager of the academy, Joseph oversees the planning of training schedules, and administrative processes. He hopes to leverage the passion students have for badminton, towards cultivating an enriching and enjoyable environment for them.

Eng Chin An

Operation manager

Chin An is the captain of NUS badminton team and is awarded the university sports scholarship. He has represented Singapore to compete in the world university game as well as ASEAN university game. The former raffles institution athlete had years of experience in the sport which allows him to develop an in-depth understanding in the field, both in theory and practical. Chin An provides meaningful suggestions in every stage of our operation, with a high level framework.

Made Citra

Technical director & Coach

Made Citra was an athlete under Singapore national team from 2004-2019. His effective coaching methodology and friendly character had inspired and won the heart of many Singapore youth players and badminton enthusiasts.

Made had assisted the academy in establishing the technical structure of the training program.

Zainul Hafiz

Senior coach (Malaysia Operation)

Hafiz was in the Penang state team and went on to train at Jaya Raya club in Jakarta. Represented Malaysia for various international series tournaments such as Japan open, Malaysia open, Korea open and more. He had partnered with many Malaysian elite players of the time in doubles, such as Wong Chong Han. Hafiz was also the head coach of Georgetown BC and BM Allstars BC during their contests in the Junior and Senior Purple League. With his professional knowledge, he is able to provide on-point advice for trainees of all level to foster their growth and understanding of the sport.

Sean Lim


Sean is currently a student athlete in NTU, represented the school and won 1st runner-up at the Singapore university game 2019. Apart from the competitive scene, Sean had 3 years of coaching experience before joining the academy.

Timothy Phang


As a player, Timothy joined the national Intermediate squad, representing Singapore for international competitions during his school time.


The current captain of Raffles Institution badminton team had over a decade of experience as a player, clinching major titles such as Asean school games 2nd runner-up, national A division champion as well as the best sports boy of the year title awarded by MOE.

Joel Lim


Joel, the vice-president of SUTD badminton team 2018/2019 is experience with event management & operation. Formerly representing Hwa Chong institution at A division national level competition and had gotten top 8. Joel has enormous passion and experience in the sport, and is one of the main coach for our junior badminton program.



Zenn is a highly experienced and well-regarded coach in Singapore. As a player, Zenn had represented SUTD in the Singapore university games and is the president of the school team. Zenn also won various titles at the national A division championship representing Anderson JC.