Joan Butts is the Australian Bridge Federation's National Teaching Coordinator. In this role she trains teachers and bridge players all over Australia.

Joan began playing bridge when she was 25 and has represented Australian in world championships. Her passion is bridge education. She has taught thousands of people how to play, at the bridge club she has owned for 25 years and all over the world.  

She has written four books, and plans to write more. She is also busy developing lessons and resources, both online and in person, to help more people discover bridge and improve their skills.