Team USA Coaching Staff - 2010 Youth Olympic Games & Thomas-Uber Cup Pan Am Zone Qualifiers

Feb. 02, 2010, 1:48 a.m. (ET)

USA Badminton announces the Team USA Coaching Staff for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games and the Thomas-Cup Pan AM Zone Qualifiers which will be held at the Regatas Club, Lima, Peru from February 14-16 and 18-21 respectively.

Head Coach


Cai Zi Min Played for China between 1973-1978. He coached Nigeria and Thailand between 1979-1997. He also coached various USA teams between 1998-2008, as well as the 2003 and 2007 Pan Am Games and the 2008 Olympic Games USA Teams.


Assistant Coaches


Zhou Lei played for China between the mid 80s - mid 90s. She was primarily a doubles specialist. Among her achievements were a gold medal at the 1988 Asian Games, bronze at the 1989 World Championships and gold at the 1993 World Championships. She coached Peru between 1994-2002.



Radu Milevschi played for Rumania from 1995-1997. He has coached in Europe and the USA since 2005. He has also run many camps and courses with USAB High Performance Technical Advisor, Andy Chong. He was also USA Team Assistant Coach at the Pan Am Junior Championships.