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Bellevue Badminton Club was founded in November 2005. A group of very passionate badminton players met together and brought the idea of bringing badminton to our community with the first 24-hour badminton only facility in the state of Washington to reality. The founders wanted to create a passion for life. Their initial goals were to bring badminton awareness to the community, help develop the sport of badminton in the region, and develop a good junior coaching program that has a positive influence on the juniors' lives. This gives the juniors confidence and also builds character and leadership skills; one of the goals of the junior coaching program is also to provide a positive environment for all individuals and families at the badminton club.

Our founders (in alphabetical order by last name):

Chen, Clinton

Desbrisay, Tom

Gulin, Chris

Ito, Shu

Jeschke, David

Kalmer, Joe

Lai, Ying-Fang

Liao, Jack

Lu, Kenny

Stensland, Geoff

Tong, Dr. John

Yu, Kevin