The Lower Mainland Badminton Association (LMBA) was formed in 1999. Its mandate is to promote the sport of badminton in Vancouver lower mainland including Burnaby, Richmond, Coquitlam, Delta, New Westminster, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Surrey.
Our programs have included tournaments, training camps and volunteer training.
For more information on how to get involved, please contact us through info at lmba.ca
Member at Large
Edward is an avid badminton player. He was member of the Canada Open organizing committee from 2010 to 2012. Edward is the founder of IRDI System, a hydrogen fuel cell company and lingbubadminton, a badminton app company. Edward has served on the LMBA board of director since 2007.
Sharon is a social badminton player. When she is not in her finance world you can catch her on the courts or exploring the great outdoors. She has a background in accounting and has been with LMBA since 2018.
Connor was a former competitive player, he competed at B.C. Junior Provincials and Canadian Nationals. He is now a NCCP certified coach at Badminton Vancouver. He hopes to pass along his enthusiasm and love for the sport back to the community.
Annick was a process control engineer but retired about 2 1⁄2 years ago. She likes the badminton sports now and plays about 4-5 days a week. She finds that playing badminton brings her good physical and mental health. She joined LMBA in year 2018 and is very happy that she can help out on the badminton community in the lower mainland.
Robert is an avid badminton player that has been actively involved with the promotion of badminton throughout his many years of involvement with the sport. He has been instrumental in the conception and operation of international badminton events in USA, England, Germany and Canada. While in the US in 2013, for example, he created the Yonex USA International event and hosted it for 3 years. He has returned to Canada and continues to advance the sport throughout the BC Lower Mainland.
Member at Large
Kristen is a competitive badminton player and currently on the Canadian senior national team. Her very first badminton competition as a junior was a tournament organized by the LMBA, of which she has very fond memories of. She hopes her involvement in the LMBA board of directors will allow her to give back to the badminton community.
Johnny is a social badminton player who usually plays 1-2 days a week. In his normal life, he is an IT Systems Administrator at a mobile games development company. He has been with LMBA since the beginning of 2021.