Hannah Laing - Lead Coach
Qualification: UKCC Level 1+
Hannah is the newest member of our coaching team having joined A.B.A in 2020. As a junior player Hannah was a member of the national squad from U13 age group upwards and was ranked no.1 and national champion in ladies doubles at U15, U17 & U19. She also represented Scotland at the UK School Games in 2010, winning a silver medal in the ladies doubles and the team event as well as competed in the U18 European Championships in Finland in 2011.
After juniors Hannah moved into coaching by gaining her coaching badges and started coaching with Performance athletes in school squad (PAiS). She also studied HND Coaching and Developing Sport at Edinburgh college before gaining Bsc Hons Sport and Exercise Science at Edinburgh Napier University. Over the years she was also Head coach at Haddington junior badminton club as well as working for East Renfrewshire Council. Hannah is a great addition to the team and is leading the Big Hitter programme and well as supporting the Tuesday night Smashers sessions