Joining the Coaching Register


Coaches Code of Conduct Review
Many thanks to those coaches who have read and commented on the proposed new Coaches Codes of Conduct. We had many responses and the very large majority were happy with the amended codes. Please click here to view a summary of the feedback received. 

The Coaching Register offers many benefits to coaches and to the players who they coach

Benefits for Player
Benefits for Coaches
Coach Insurance Policy Certificate
Coaching Register Fees
Join the Coaching Register
Renew your Coaching Register membership
Coach Zone

Benefits for Players

Members of the Coaching Register are insured and endorsed by BADMINTON England to carry out coaching activities within the parameters of the award they have gained and adhere to the Code of Ethics & Code of Conduct for Coaches. Coaches are entitled to join the register if they have up to a £10,000 yearly turnover. If turnover exceeds this coaches must become a BADMINTON England Licensed Coach in order to be insured.

All coaches who join the Coaching Register are required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check through BADMINTON England. Further details about safeguarding children including DBS checks can be found in the Safeguarding & Protecting Children section.

Benefits for Coaches

  • Civil Liability Insurance up to £10 million whilst coaching in the UK (This policy covers both Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance) 
  • Legal Expenses Insurance Cover 
  • Full Membership of BADMINTON England
  • The Badminton Members e-magazine 4 times a year
  • Membership Card (Photocard plus annual renewal card)
  • Access to discounted qualifications and CPD
  • Discount on tickets to BADMINTON England Events

Coach Insurance Policy Certificate

For a copy of the BADMINTON England Coaches Insurance Policy, please click here. This policy is valid with an up to date Coaching Register Membership Card Part A and B.

For further information on your insurance please click here...

Coaching Register Fees

The prices for 2014-2015 membership will be as follows:

• Full - £40 (from 1st November 2014 – this is an increase of £5 on previous membership fees)  

Join the Coaching Register

Coaching Register membership is online - please click here to join or renew your membership


If you would like to join the Coaching Register please email or call 01908 268400. You will then be sent a username and password so that you can join the Coaching Register using the online system. A passport photo will be required in order to issue you your coaching cards. Once you have been through the online system please either email an electronic head and shoulders photo of yourself to or send a passport photo to Education & Training, BADMINTON England, National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes, MK8 9LA.

If you do not already have a DBS disclosure certificate issued through BADMINTON England within the last two and half years, please email to request an application form.

Once you have been through the online system and the payment has been received as well as a photo, you will then receive your Coaching Register membership card within 10 working days.


If you have previously been a member of the Coaching Register but have let your membership lapse, please contact the coaching team on 01908 268400 or email . You will then be sent a username and password so that you can renew your membership through the online system.

If you have misplaced your 'Card Part A' (photo identification card) or would like a more up to date photo on your card, please email an electronic head and shoulders photo of yourself to and we will send you a new card free of charge.



For more detailed information on the Coaching Register please download the FAQs document at the bottom of the page.

If you have any questions about any of the above please contact the BADMINTON England coaching team on 01908 268400 or