- Badminton -
Ben is a 14 year old athlete who plays badminton for the Red Deer Youth Badminton Club (RDYBC).  This is Ben’s second year playing highly competitive badminton at the Provincial level.  Ben has had as high as a ¾ ranking with  Yonex and Alberta Badminton.  He plays against top ranked players on a regular basis and always performs very well.
Ben has won City Championships and CWAJHAAS for 3 years in boy’s singles and is looking forward to competing for his school, St Francis of Assisi again this year.
Ben has played on the top level baseball teams in Red Deer for 9 years and top level hockey for 8 years.
This is Ben’s second session with ASDC.  He appreciates the benefits it provides for him to improve his overall performance in all sports.
Ben also enjoys the coaching aspect of sport.  He has coached for 2 summers at RDC summer badminton camps and is part of the coaching team for our RDYBC, working with kids aged 9-15.
Ben is looking forward to competing in Open tournaments where he will have the opportunity to play against older players with National ranking.