Episode 18 – Sports Coaching: A Roller Coaster Ride ft. Cyrus Poncha

Today, we are talking with Mr Cyrus Poncha, the head coach of the Indian National Squash team! Mr Poncha currently coaches at the ICL-TNSRA Academy in Chennai. He was awarded the Dronacharya Award from the Government of India in 2005. He was also adjudged Asian Squash Federation Junior Coach of the Year for 2004, 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Mr Poncha coaches some of the best squash players representing India, including Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal!

Sports coaching is one profession whose work is done behind the scenes. You only see their success in the form of players or athletes under them performing well. The ultimate goal is to be a coach in events such as the Olympics, the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games, and more.

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Sachin is a student of Class 10 in Bangalore, India. He spends a lot of time researching college options and loves to share it with his peers.

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