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Julian Robertson - National Coach

Julian Robertson

Julian Robertson, Rio Olympics

Name: Julian Robertson

Based: National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes

Twitter: I like my privacy!

Height: 5ft 11”

Highest world ranking: 8

How I got started as a coach: Set up my own coaching business just before I retired from competitive badminton.

Ambition: To be one of the best coaches in the world and challenge for medals.

Major highlights: Olympian and European and Commonwealth Games multiple medallist

Competed and coached at five Olympic and Commonwealth Games

To medal as a player and also to watch players you have coached and worked with over many years achieve European/World/Olympic medal success.

How I relax: Spend time with my family and friends

Favourite sport other than badminton: Tennis

Things you didn't know: Will never take 'I can't do' for an answer

I want everyone to achieve something in life that lasts a lifetime

I want to make younger players today understand how hard they have to work if they are to reach the top- do everything you can- NO REGRETS!