Vinod is an ICC Academy Certified Level 2 Elite coach and dedicated student of the game of cricket himself and is an active cricketer in houston cricket tournaments.
He is a product of the coaching academy run by coach Ramakant Achrekar at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai 1992. He has experience in coaching Sports Team, adults and kids.
Since he was a kid he was an active athlete and sportsman, He won several accolades in the inter-school competitions which involved Athletics and Cricket. He was the fastest athelete during the All Kerala ISC meet held in 1993. He believes firmly that the skill of a sportsman and an athlete can be enhanced dramatically if one is under a proper guidance and coaching. He himself is a big advocate of fitness.
He has played and led various teams during his own cricketing career and he knows the importance of playing the game in the right spirit, leadership qualitites, team builing qualitites which will help kids at an early age to develop an all-around sportsmanship, leadership and team player skills along with improving their game.
Some of his coaching related experience/recognitions:
~ICC Certified Level 2 Coach from Dubai - 2017
~10+ years of coaching experience in Houston
~Founder & Tournament Director of HYPL (Houston Youth Premier League) - 2021
~Founder & Tournament Director of HFS (Houston Friendship Series) - 2019
~Founder & Tournament Director of CAT (Cricket Alliance of Texas) - 2017
~Cricket Coach at British International School - 2018, Houston
~Cricket Coach at LIPP School - 2019, Houston
~ICC Combines Coach 2018, Houston
~Started coaching with Youth Cricket in 2011 at India House Grounds.
~Coached Houston local Youth Club Teams - 2014-2018
~Captain and owner of Houston Super Kings Team in Houston Cricket League