Our Professional Team

Xiao Ming

Founder

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

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

Joseph

Co-founder

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.

Jia Xin

Operation manager

Jia Xin is an NUS student athlete who represented his hall and faculty (FASS) in various competitions with more than 10 years of playing experience. He had also won various tournaments on the national level representing Hwa Chong Institution back in his JC time. 

The Econ & Statistic double major undergraduate is experienced in maintaining structure and carefully managing sports organizations thanks to his attention to detail which makes a difference.

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.

Timothy Phang

Coach

As a player, Timothy joined the national Intermediate squad, representing Singapore for international competitions during his secondary school time, however, he decided to take a break and focus on academics.

 

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 awarded by MOE.

Joel Lim

Coach

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.

Sean

Coach

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.

Zenn

Coach

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.

Peng Joon

Coach

Peng Joon has being in the sport for over 10 years, Currently studying at NUS, majoring in quantitative finance, is also a student athlete representing Raffles hall for many major tournaments. He's a well rounded individual that is capable to carry out high quality training programs while inculcating moral values to the trainees.