Coach

Lonnie Antal

Lonnie Antal is an NCCP level 1 coach and currently coaches our Junior Rec program on Mondays and Thursdays.

Billy Gilliland is a committed professional who has dedicated himself to the sport of badminton.  His long list of accomplishments include:

  • Canadian National Team and Olympic Coach 1987 - 1999
  • World's #1 Ranked Mixed Doubles Player 1985 - 1987
  • Commonwealth Gold Medalist 1986
  • All England Champion 1985
  • Winner of 44 International Open Championships

Denis Chernoff is a Certified Badminton Technical and

Theory Coach. His accomplishments include:

  • 14 years coaching experience
  • NCCP Level 3 certification

Billy Gilliland

 We are very excited to welcome Lionel Chong as Edison Badminton Centre's new Head Coach. Lionel is a former Canadian collegiate champion who has been coaching in Edmonton for the past 15 years. His accomplishments include:

  • Three-time Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) "All Canadian" award winner
  • Gold medalist for men's doubles National Championship
  • Three-time "MVP" for College Nationals badminton team
  • Three-time "ALL STAR" award winner for Alberta Colleges Athletic Championships (ACAC)
  • MVP and Silver medalist in men's doubles for U18 Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) games

Associate Coach

Fiona McKee

Lionel Chong

Head Coach


Fiona McKee is an NCCP level 2 coach (progressing through level 3) with Shuttletime certification. Her previous experience includes coaching the 2015 Alberta Western Games, and her accomplishments include:

  • 2010 Pan-American mixed doubles champion
  • 2008 Pan-American ladies doubles champion
  • 2010 Senior National champion mixed coubles
  • 2008 Senior National champion ladies doubles
  • National champion U19 mixed doubles
  • National champion U23 mixed doubles

Associate Coach

Coach, Club Founder

(403) 306-0001  |  info@edisonbadminton.ca 

Denis Chernoff