Coaching Association of Canada

Trent Pennell

Hometown: Corner Brook, NL

Sport: Badminton

Current role in sport: Aboriginal Apprentice Coach for 2019 Canada Games

Do you have a mentor: John Gilliam, Badminton NL

Current occupation: Regional Manager Quality Assurance, Lab Medicine/Diagnostic Imaging

Education: Medical Laboratory Technologist

Coaching History: Assistant coach for the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto in 2017. I got involved in the sport in 2017 and wanted to give back to the kids in Newfoundland, as I had the same opportunity as a kid.

Currently Coaching: Ages 14-19

Fun Fact: I play a lot of sports not specific to badminton, such as volleyball and skiing.

What you do with your free time: I have a 6 year old son that takes up the rest of my time.