EXPERIENCE MIDWEST CRICKET ACADEMY

Motivation + Dedication = Success

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"Cricket is the microcosm of life"

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MIDWEST CRICKET ACADEMY AT A GLANCE

A Bit of Background

Here at Midwest Cricket Academy, our mission is to become the best youth cricket training facility in the Midwest.  Our focus will be to drive the physical, emotional and social growth of our kids via cricket.

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KEY PEOPLE

Passionate about the Cause

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Midwest Cricket Academy. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

JAIKUMAR (JAI) NATRAJAN

Co-Founder and Lead Coach

Experienced, trustworthy, capable. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Jai is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to work with every single day.  Jai is an ex-Ranji trophy player for Tamil Nadu and is passionate about developing youth cricket.

American Cricket Federation Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach

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TILESHWAR JAIKUMAR NATRAJAN (TJ)

Coach

With us since our founding, TJ is one of our valuable team members. He brings years of experience training at Middlesex Cricket Academy in London, England but most importantly all the kids love him and he is such a great role model for them.  This important skill set will be the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

Cricket Australia trained coach and an ECB trained Umpire. Member of the ECB Association of Cricket Officials.

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ALOK SHARMA

Coach

Alok is our specialist batting and spin bowling coach.  He is an extremely talented ex-Ranji Trophy player for Punjab. He is a favorite of all the kids and enjoys teaching and loves sharing his wealth of knowledge.

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MAYUR SULE

Coach

Mayur is our specialist fast bowling coach. Having trained at the MRF Pace Foundation under greats like Kapil Dev and Dennis Lillee, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team.

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HIMANSHU SHAH

Finance

Himanshu manages all our finance and member-related accounting.  Very meticulous and detail-oriented, he takes care of a lot of things behind the scenes to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

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BHAVIK KOTHARI

Co-Founder

Bhavik Kothari founded the Midwest Cricket Academy with the vision to create outstanding opportunities for kids to learn and play cricket in the Midwest area and also compete at the highest level.  More on a personal level, Bhavik enjoys watching his kids learn the sport he is most passionate about.

American Cricket Federation Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach

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SURESH MANAVALARAJ

Assistant Coach

Suresh is the Dickie bird (umpire) of MCA.  He is a wonderful coach and one of our most active volunteers. He is passionate about the sport and is very generous with his services and knowledge. 

American Cricket Federation Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach

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ACTIVITIES
 

VINAY RAMOJU

Member relations and logistics

Vinay manages relationships with our parent members including on boarding, on go on communication and periodic feedback.  He also takes care of organizing cricketing events including planning for tournaments, etc.

American Cricket Federation Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach

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BHANU VENKATAPURAM

Digital and Coach

Bhanu is one of our youth coaches and an invaluable member of the team. He works with our youngest members and is critical in cultivating interest in sport and skill development. In addition, he also manages our digital presence.

American Cricket Federation Level 2 Accredited Cricket Coach

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Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard

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WE ALSO HAVE A LOT OF FUN!

Social events, picnics, annual banquet, community services, etc.

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PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

Our kids participate in multiple national youth cricket tournaments all throughout the year.

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PRACTICE SESSIONS

We do regular practice sessions in indoor facilities and outdoor grounds (weather permitting).  Our age group ranges from 7-15 years and we place them into small groups based on age and their level of familiarity with the game.  Get in touch with us for more details.

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STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Committed to the Cause

 
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SHREY PATEL

Owner - Cricmax.com and Cricketstoreonline.com

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VAIBHAV PATEL

Buckeye Youth Cricket Association
Entrepreneur

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