Panita

Phongasavithas

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Panita started playing at the age of 11 after being introduced to badminton by attending the 1996 US Open Championship in Orange County along with her parents. In 1997, she attended her first US Junior National and won her first medal. Since then she has continued to train and dedicated her time to this sport she had fell in love with. 


Panita have been coached by many worlds’ top players both in singles and in doubles throughout her career. Through that, she has used the many techniques and styles received by many coaches and her experience in coaching. She has coached both kids and adult at different levels to improve in different areas, but most importantly to enjoy this sport.

Career Highlights

Coaching Career

2012 

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
3rd U.S. Team Trials

2011

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
3rd Pan Am Games Trials

Semi-Final, US Adult National

2010

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
Semi-Final, US Adult National

2009

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
Semi-Final, US Adult National
3rd, U.S. Team Trials 

2008

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
Champion, Pan American Uber Cup Team Regional 
Semifinalist, US Adult National

2007

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
Semifinalist, US Adult National

2006

Women's Doubles, Vimla Phongasavithas
Quarterfinalist, US Adult National

2003

Women's Doubles, Lili Zhou
Semifinalist, US Adult Nationa

Junior
2006: US Jr. National- Girl’s Doubles U22 - Champion
2006: US Jr. National- Girl’s Singles U22 - Runner-Up
2005: US Jr. National- Girl’s Doubles U22 - Champion
2004: US Jr. National- Girl’s Doubles U22 - Champion
2004: US Jr. National- Girl’s Singles U22 - Champion
2003: US Jr. National- Girl’s Doubles U22 - Champion
2003: US Jr. National- Girl’s Doubles U19 - Champion
2003: Manhattan Beach Jr. International - Girl’s Doubles U19 - Champion
1997: US Jr. National- Women's Doubles U13 - Runner-Up
1996: Started Playing Badminton
1997-98, 2003-06: USA Jr. National Team Member

2019-present: Head coach at Capital Badminton Academy

2011-2013: SGVBC Coach


2004-2010: USBDF Training Program

2007: Pan Am Jr. Team Manager/Coach

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