Coaches Excellence Program

A learning and empowerment program for Badminton and Shooting coaches.

About the Program

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is glad to announce commencement of Coaches Excellence Program(CEP) in Badminton and Shooting with support of its knowledge and execution partners Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy and Gun For Glory Shooting Academy. We are bringing together top coaches and experts from Sports Science, Technology and Soft Skills Training to empower the next-generation of high performance Indian coaches.


To empower high performance Indian coaches by enabling continuous learning and developing a support system.


Accelerate development of Indian coaches who can train athletes to become Olympic champions.

This is an exclusive learning and training program for coaches in Badminton and Shooting. The coaches will be selected through a rigorous process. Once selected, all coaches will be provided empowerment tools (education, best global practices, access to sports science and technology) to ensure that they are at par with best global coaches in terms of training requirements. As our commitment to support the coaching ecosystem this program is free of cost for the selected coaches.

Last date for submission of application is 25th August 2017

Program Components

This is an individual and group program over one year incorporating 6 residential workshops. It includes intensive learning, internship and mentoring process in a high-performance academy with world class support in sports science and technology. The program will enable coaches to not only have an enhanced impact in the short term, but also to become the elite coaches of the future.


Hours of Learning in Workshops


Weeks of Internship


Year Part Time

  • Current and former national coaches including Dronacharya Awardees
  • Top foreign coaches
  • Olympic medallists and top (retired) athletes
  • Sports science and medical experts who have worked with Olympic medalists
  • Trainers in soft skill, leadership and communication skills

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Who Can Apply

Young coaches working with beginners and/or intermediate athletes with long term high performance potential

Ex-Olympians/International athletes who have recently started coaching in high performance

Coaches who have produced national level athletes and want to improve the performance

  • Travel for at least 10 weeks annually
  • Engage themselves full time to the coaching role
  • Working within OGQ code of ethics

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Last date for submission of application is 25th August 2017

Application Process

As our commitment to support the coaching ecosystem this program is free of cost for the selected coaches

You can apply to the CEP online here

It will take you approx. 30 mins in one go to complete the application process.


You can type your answers in the word doc and email us the form.

Email us at:


You can print the form and write your answers with pen. You can email us the scanned copy or send it to us by post.

Send by post to:
Olympic Gold Quest, 808, 8th Floor,
Tulsiani Chambers, 212 Backbay Reclamation, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021

You may attach your profile / resume along with the application form.
The form should reach us on or before 25th August 2017

Selection Process

Submit Application Form


Psychometric Profiling


Final List of Selected Candidates
Coaches Excellence Program Registration Opens
5th August 2017
Coaches Excellence Program Registration Closes
25th August 2017
Telephonic Interviews for Shortlisted Candidates
First Week of September 2017
Final List of Selected Candidates
15th September 2017
Program Starts
Last week of September 2017

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Please click below to download Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ) document about the Coaches Excellence Program (CEP)

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Or call on +91-9999628378