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Dave Lindley - Assistant Pathway Coach

Dave Lindley

Dave Lindley, All England 2017

Name: Dave Lindley

Based: National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes

Height: 5’9”

How I got started as a coach: Worked with Nottinghamshire Juniors whilst still competing and enjoyed the positive impact that I could have on young players which helped me to realise that this was what I wanted to do when I had finished competing.

When I retired I took on the head coach role at Nottingham Performance Centre.  During this time I also worked with the national squad and have had roles as GB Development coach and now assistant pathway coach. 

Ambition: Help to develop a system with the right culture to consistently produce top players who understand what it will take to reach their potential and are driven to achieve their goals.

Major achievements: Helped players to achieve numerous European level tournament wins.

How I relax: Family time, mountain biking, snowboarding, surfing, reading, music.

Favourite sport other than badminton: Golf, football and the above.

Things you didn't know: I find really negative people irritating and hard to be around....sort it out!