Kamalakar Sonavale wears a cricketing hat with multiple colourful feathers. Not only is he a certified coach, but also the owner of Fitness Academies in Mumbai. The 48-year old has completed level O cricket coaching from PDCA, Pune and also level O from MCA. Sonavale has been certified as a Sports Fitness Trainer by IFSA, Mumbai.
He has an ocean full of experience when it comes to cricket coaching as he has been an active coach at Vikhrolians Sports Club, Jolly Gymkhana, Millennium Sports Management Pvt. Ltd., VPM School, Mulund and Sulakshan Kulkarni Cricket Academy. Apart from this, Kamalakar conducts off season camps from June to September, which aims at muscle/bone strengthening, stamina building, as well as providing diet/nutrition plan to the players. This off season camp commences on 21st June at Sambhaji Maidan, Mumbai and will be for a three month duration, ending on 30th September.
Kamalakar Sonavale has given many good players to Mumbai, like Soham Athavale (Mumbai U-14 probable), Siddharth Waghmare (Mumbai U-23 probable) and more than 60 players have made their way to the coveted MCA’s Summer Camp.
Sonavale’s contributions have been solid and of great substance. Let us hope that he continues with his great work and produce many talented players who someday will represent India.