Liu Jiayi 刘加诒
Team Leader (National Men’s & Women’s Team)
Coach Liu joined STTA in March 2014 and is familiar with the national team dynamics.
Coach Liu has vast experience in coaching international players. He had spent some time in the Middle East coaching players in the UAE Table Tennis Club. In 1994, Coach Liu was appointed to coach the English National Table Tennis Youth Team. In 1998, Coach Liu had a new appointment as the head coach of the English National Table Tennis men’s team. During this term, Coach Liu was instrumental in guiding Matthew Syed to winning the men’s singles and men’s doubles gold in the 2000 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships.
At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the English table tennis team won the men’s team silver and bronze in the men’s doubles and mixed doubles. The English men’s team also won the bronze in the men’s team and men’s doubles events at the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships 2013.