Summer - Fall 2019 Clinics
The 2-Time State Champion
De Anza College Badminton program presents
Late Summer / Early Fall Sessions
Aug - Nov 2019
Two 5-clinic sessions on Saturdays
Late Summer -- Aug 17, 24, Sept. 7, 14, 21
Early Fall -- Sept 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov. 2
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Grades 6-11)
Venue: De Anza College Gymnasium (PE21)
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino CA.
Program: The Performance Youth Clinics is designed for teenage players (ages 13 & up) who are
seeking to compete in club or high school environments. The De Anza College Badminton
PERFORMANCE sessions will combine the major aspects of our traditional curriculum
with a format the allows for more in-class competition. In-class competitions will
include knock-out and team formats, similar to what participants can expect in club
and high school competitions.
Participants must be able to maintain rallies using a variety of strokes. For new students, the first clinic session will serve as a try-out to qualify the student for this class. New students are subject to a qualifying evaluation at first class meeting.
Lead Coach: Radu Milevschi, De Anza College Team Trainer
Jay Dinh, De Anza College Assistant Coach
Negar Hosseini, De Anza College Assistant Coach
Radu was USA Assistant Head Coach for 2009 Junior Pan Am Games, and was named by the United States Olympic Committee as USA Badminton Developmental Coach of the Year. He has been in training and playing competitive badminton since he was 10 years old. By high school, he was on the Romania National Junior Team. Radu has traveled the world playing competitive badminton, and now enjoys working with and supporting his students of all ages achieve their potential.
Coach Jay reached the State Doubles Championship match in both her seasons at De Anza, winning in 2013 and finishing runner-up in 2014. She was also a co-captain of the 2014 State Championship Team and 2014 Scholar-Athlete Team. She has served as an assistant coach with the college program for two seasons.
Coach Negar was Captain of the 2018 team and finished 3rd place doubles in the 2018 CCCAA State Championships. She was a qualifier for the State Championships in both Singles and Doubles in all her years of competition at De Anza.
PERFORMANCE registration packets available here in June
Mail registration will close August 12th!
After August 12th, please email Coach Mark for registration info.