Toby Ng

Name: Tobias (Toby) Ng

Date of birth: Oct 8, 1985

Hometown: Vancouver

Height: 5’11.5”

Occupation: Athlete, Coach (Badminton, Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition), Student

Club: ClearOne Badminton Center (Richmond, BC)

Coaches: Darryl Yung, Ronne Runtulalo, Sandiarto, Kim Dong Moon (2008-2012)

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TobyNgBadminton

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/towbsss

Twitter: https://twitter.com/towbsss

Personal Website: http://towbsss.mli.st

 

Life Goals:

Enjoying life as a process, not as an outcome

 

Short Term Badminton Goals:

Win the 2017 Nationals with my new partners

Win an International title with my new partners

Top 30 World Ranking by April 30, 2017

Qualify for the 2017 World Championships (Glasgow)

Complete my Master Degree (HPCTL) at UBC

Visit Japan… I’ve never been there.

 

Long Term Badminton Goals:

Qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games (Gold Coast)

Visit Japan… I would like to visit within the next 4 years

Coach at a National/International Level

Coach a player to a qualify for a future Olympic Games

Develop Badminton Analytics

Create a pathway for badminton players in Canada to become professional players

 

Biggest Moments in Badminton Career:

Never winning a Junior National title (including U-23)

Qualifying for the 2008 Thomas Cup Finals in Indonesia

Training with the legendary Kim Dong Moon

Getting stuck in a Europe due to a freak snow storm (2010)

The entire 2012 Olympic experience!

Winning an international title with each of the other London 2012 Olympians in 2013

Witnessing the rise of Michelle Li

Getting to play in Toronto at the 2015 Pan Am Games

The entire 2016 Olympic Qualifications experience!

The ongoing learning and life skills I’ve acquired through my sport

… and it’s not over yet!

 

Hobbies:

Social Media, Reading, Learning, Writing, Studying, Debating

 

Pet Peeves:

When I let something bother me more than it should (like a pet peeve)… how ironic?

 

Sponsors & Affiliations: Yonex, ClearOne Badminton, CANFund, AthletesCAN, Canadian Sport Institute, LingBu, USANA Health Sciences

Certified By: NSCA, Functional Movement Systems, Precision Nutrition, National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)

 

Badminton Career Highlights:

2016

Brazil Open (GP) – XD Finalist / MD Semifinalist

Canada Open (GP) – MD Finalist

Brazil International (IC) – XD Winner

Canadian Nationals – XD Winner / MD Finalist

Premier Badminton League (India) – Chennai Smashers

 

2015

World Championships – Indonesia – XD R32

Pan Am Games – Toronto – XD Silver Medalist

Sudirman Cup – China – Team Member

Canadian Nationals – XD Winner

 

2014

USA International (IC) – XD Winner

Pan American Championships - Canada (GP) – Team & XD Winner

World Championships - Denmark (BWF) - XD R64

Commonwealth Games - Scotland – Team Member

 

2013

USA International (IC) – XD Winner

Pan Am Championships – Dominican Republic (GP) – Team & XD Winner

Canadian International (IC) – XD Finalist

Sudirman Cup – Malaysia – Team Member

Peru International (IC) - XD Winner

Canadian Nationals - XD Winner

 

2012

Pan Am Championships - Team Event Winner

London Olympic Games - Canadian Team Member (XD)

Peru International (IC) - XD Winner

Canadian Nationals - MD Finalist & XD Winner

 

2011

Canadian International (IC) - XD Winner

Puerto Rico International (IC) - XD Winner

Pan Am Games – Mexico (GP) - XD Gold Medalist

Guatemala International (IC) - XD Winner

World Championships - London (BWF) - XD R64

Maldives International (IC) - XD Winner

Morocco International (IC) - XD Finalist

Peru International (IC) - XD Winner

Canadian Nationals - MD Finalist & XD Winner

 

2010

World Ranking: 16

Puerto Rico International (IC) - MD Winner / XD Semifinalist

Santo Domingo International (IS) - XD Winner

Pan Am Championships - Brazil (GP) - XD & Team Winner

Commonwealth Games - India - Team Member

Guatemala International (IC) - XD Winner

World Championships - France (BWF) - XD R64

Canadian International (IC) - XD Winner

Peru International (IC) - XD Winner

Canadian Nationals - MD Finalist

 

2009

Pan Am Championships – Mexico (GP) – XD & Team Winner

World Championships - India (BWF) - MD R32

Canadian Nationals – MD Winner / XD Finalist