EXPERIENCE MIDWEST CRICKET ACADEMY
Motivation + Dedication = Success
"Cricket is the microcosm of life"
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.
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. Having played at the State level in India (Ranji Trophy), he is perfectly suited for his role.
TILESHWAR JAIKUMAR NATRAJAN (TJ)
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.
Alok is a great coach. Kids really admire and respect him. Having played for Punjab he brings exceptional batting and spin bowling skills which benefit our kids quite a lot.
Calm and composed batsman, prolific spinner, very disciplined and conscientious. These are just few of the qualities that describe Vikrant. Also a natural leader. Mentors younger kids and takes the initiative to work with the city, schools, county in Mason to spread our message. That's why he is our youth representative.
Himanshu manages all our finance accounting and member related accounting. Very meticulous and detail oriented, we feel very comfortable because he takes care of a lot of things behind the scenes.
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.
Hara Nallan joined Midwest Cricket Academy with the vision and drive to create awareness and integrate our organization within the broader community which includes city, townships, corporate, etc.
Marketing and events
Manisha does a great job in spreading awareness about our organization and its mission. She also is responsible for building a community around our kids and parents.
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.
He plays for Cincinnati cricket club and he’s been a youth coach in India.
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard
WE ALSO HAVE A LOT OF FUN!
Social events, picnics, annual banquet, community services, etc.
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 grounds based on age and their level of familiarity with the game. Get in touch with us for more details.
PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
Our kids participate in multiple national youth cricket tournaments all throughout the year.
Committed to the Cause
Founder - Cincinnati Cricket Club
Co-Founder - Midwest Cricket Academy
Portfolio Manager - Fiera Capital
Owner - Cricmax.com and Cricketstoreonline.com
Buckeye Youth Cricket Association