Managing Director of MB Sports Trading, Mr. Melvyn Tan, is a badminton enthusiast who plays, coaches and officiates badminton matches. He is committed in improving the quality of play and setting the standard in Badminton.
Melvyn completed the Singapore Sports Council certified NCAP Theory Level 1, 2 & 3, then graduated with a diploma in Sports & Exercise Sciences. Melvyn started coaching in 2000 and offers training programs for players of various age groups and level. He then became a member of the National Registry of Coaches and was a nominee for the Coach Recognition Awards in year 2007.
As an all-rounder, Melvyn studied the technical aspects of Badminton. He holds Singapore Badminton Association(SBA) certified Technical level 1 & 2 and is a SBA qualified Umpire. Melvyn was a Line Judge Controller at the Singapore Open for 2005-2007 and contributed to the training of Umpires by revamping the SBA Umpire Course.
With the experience he has as a player, coach and technical official, Melvyn visited factories in China to research the manufacturing process of the various components of the Badminton racket, shuttlecock, grip, string, etc. Eventually, the MB house brand was born.