Operated by the Ching family, who share a love of competitive badminton, we started Sunset Badminton to offer racket stringing, training, shuttles & rackets for west-valley badminton players! We’re passionate about competitive badminton and can’t wait to share that passion with you!
The Ching family has a passion for badminton and helping to grow and promote the sport here in the West Valley. Together since sophomore year in high school, Brandon and Julie Ching moved to Phoenix from San Diego in 2008. They have two children: Katelyn and Tyler.
Coach Ching has been playing badminton since the late 90's where he played competitively in high school and college in San Diego, CA. Coach Ching's experience includes placing in CIF Men's Doubles, medaling in the 2000 Collegiate Nationals, competing in a variety of regional tournaments, participating in a Jr Olympic training program, and coaching multiple high school teams.
Coach Ching is also the only listed ERSA Certified Badminton Master Professional Stringer in the US.
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Katelyn is a student at Libery High School where she plays on the Lion's Badminton Team! She trains every week in the hope of getting that #1 Varsity spot. Katelyn has also learned to string rackets and is responsible for in-person sales and outreach and is also a Jr Assistant Coach in our JV class.
Looking for a partner to play with? Are you a beginner with some questions? Want to ask us a question about equipment? Looking to just make new badminton friends in your part of town?
We operate Arizona’s only “Badminton in Arizona” public Discord server where all badminton players can gather and converse. Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Channel topics include #beginners, #high-school-players, #equipment (find or sell used equipment!), #partner-search, and #training (drills and tips). This is also the fastest and easiest way to reach out to us with sales, training, and equipment questions.