Chongtian Qiu, Male, Born on 16th Jan 1989. (2nd male from right)
*2002 – 2011 Zhejiang Province Badminton Team
*2002 – 2011 Member of Chinese Junior National Team and Chinese National Team
*Won multiple Chinese Provincial Championships
*Competed in Chinese National Championship and Chinese National Team Championship representing Zhejiang Province Team
*Won the bronze medal in Chinese National Team Championships in 2011
*2012 – 2017 Won multiple national and regional championships in the United States
*2011 Professional coach and athlete in Zhejiang Province Badminton Team
*2012 Started coaching career in the US through the U.S. Work Visa for Distinguished Talents
*2014-present: coaching at Boston Badminton Club
*2016 Became permanent resident in the US through the U.S. Work Visa for Distinguished Talents
During Chongtian’s coaching career in Massachusetts, Chongtian has trained his students using the professional badminton training techniques that he learned in China. Chongtian plays a significant role in popularizing badminton in Massachusetts and has helped the East Coast overcome the West Coast’s former dominance in the sport. He led the USA Junior team at the Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships and the Junior World Badminton Championships multiple times. At the Pan Am Junior Championships, he coached players who went on to become Junior Pan American Champions. He has also coached players who went on to become World Junior Champion. Other students of his have been selected for the United States National Team, and attempted to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games. Additionally, Chongtian has also been coaching Huang Yuxiang of the Chinese National Team, and helped him achieve a world ranking of 22.
Almost all of the competitive juniors in Massachusetts have trained under Chongtian, and Chongtian strives to continue to develop Massachusetts badminton.