Amit Jadhav is the Head coach at Dilip Vengsarkar Academy, CPCC, Navi Mumbai Police Cricket, Ghatkopar Jolly Gymkhana, Cricket India Academy and Indoor Cricket Academy, BKC, Mumbai. He is a certified coach and has successfully completed Level A course Conducted by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). Jadhav has also done a Cricket India Academy course of Australia.
He has been the Head coach at CPCC for two years for U-14 and U-16 boys. Also Jadhav was the coach for a year at Cricket India Academy. He was an integral part of MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) summer camps at U-16 level for five years and U-19 level for a year.
He has also extended his coaching for MCA selection tournaments such as Varroc Cup U-14, Payyade Trophy U-16 and Sportstar U-19. At present, he is coaching at Vengsarkar Academy. He has been a part of the academy for the last eight years. Amit has also trained Mumbai U-19 boys and New Bombay Police cricket team.
“I enjoy coaching young talent. Honing their batting, bowling and fielding skills is a part of my job”, explains Amit Jadhav.
His efforts have paid off brilliantly which is evident from the fact that his team has won the Varroc Cup, Payyade Trophy, as well as CPCC tournament (won by Vengsarkar Cricket Academy). The Police cricket team saw itself going up the ladder and now falls in D division of Times Shield. His students; Sachin Katkar, Aditya Mandre, Jahangir Ansari, Rohit Kambli and Aryan Malik have reached better levels in cricket.
As a player, Amit used to be a right hand middle order batsmen, slow bowler and an electrifying fielder.
He started playing the sport since 1990 when he was just 12 years of age. He represented his school IES Matunga for two years, later he played for D.G.Ruparel College and won the Best Cricketer of the year award in 1994. After his college, he got the opportunity to participate in Times Shield. He played for Sungrace Mafatlal (A division) and then for Akbar Travels (the team moved from C division to A division) for five years. Not only in Mumbai, but also in Goa, Amit Jadhav made his mark by playing Salgaonkar Trophy for three years. When he started working, he played the Bank Shield, representing IDBI Bank. He won Man of the Match and Best Batsman award multiple times in five years from 2000 to 2005.
Amit was active when it came to club level cricket. He was a part of several clubs like New Hind, Apollo CC, Star CC, Victory CC and PJ Hindu Gymkhana. Currently he is playing for John Bright CC. Jadhav has left an impression in Kanga League as well by bagging the highest run getter award twice.
Amit Jadhav has not only been a great player on the field but also a wonderful coach for the young and budding talent of Mumbai. Let’s hope that he continues his valuable service to the sport. Presently coaching with U-19 mumbai team as assistant coach at BKC indoor cricket academy And Conduct Fitness camp in Vengsarkar Academy(mahul) and running successfully.