• Dr. Nayana Nimkar
  • Dr. Abhijit Deshpande
  • Dr. Amritashish Bagchi
  • Visiting Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Nayana Nimkar

  • PhD MS in Sports (5 Credits) (USA)
  • Director

Dr Nayana Nimkar holds a Doctorate in Physical Education from Mumbai University, Maharashtra and is a recognized Ph.D. Guide with Savitribai Phule University of Pune, Maharashtra. She holds three master's degrees from Pune University, She also completed 5 credits in MS in Sports from Springfield University Massachusetts, in USA.

Her academic and administrative experience of 38 yrs started with Chandrasekhar Agashe College in Pune, which she headed for 20 years. She also held prestigious positions as Director, Board of College and University Development for Pune University, and as founder HOD of the Department of physical education in the same University, where she was awarded the Best Principal's award. She has represented the state in several games in her time.

She has worked on several National committees, like the Steering committee for sports in the 12th Planning Commission, Government of India, and for NAAC and NCTE. She has represented India on professional bodies like ACESS (Asian Council for exercise and Sports Science) and NAPESS ( National Association for Physical Education and Sport Sciences) .She has been a keynote speaker in several conferences and has several publications to her credit.

Dr. Abhijit Deshpande

  • PhD (Management)
  • Associate Professor

Dr Abhijit Deshpande has a total combined industry and academic experience of 20 years. His academic experience includes a five-year stint in Bahrain, where he won the Best Teacher Award.

Currently he holds the managerial position of Director, Board of University Development and the academic position of Associate Professor at the Symbiosis International University. At Symbiosis International University he has twice held the position of Officiating Registrar.

His academic credentials include a PhD in Management from the Symbiosis International University two masters degrees , a marketing diploma from UK and a certificate in instructional techniques from Bahrain Training Institute. He has worked on a number of important committees, including the NAAC subcommittee of the SIU. Dr Abhijit Deshpande has published research papers in reputed journals and made presentations, including one at the FICCI conference in New Delhi

He was a cricketer of repute, representing Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy and captaining championship-winning Maharashtra and West Zone teams in the U-19 competitions.

Dr. Amritashish Bagchi

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD, M.P.Ed, B.P.Ed, NET/JRF/SRF

Dr. Amritashish Bagchi completed his PhD, Post – Graduation and Graduation in physical education from Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior. He has qualified UGC - NET/JRF examination conducted in the year 2013 and awarded SRF (Senior Research Fellowship) in the year 2015. His area of specialization is sports biomechanics (theory) and Cricket (Sport). In cricket he has represented LNIPE, Gwalior in Interuniversity tournament for three years. In research he has published 16 research papers in various national and international journals.

His area of interest is in Basic Statistics, Research methodology, Sports Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology.

Visiting Faculty List

Sr No. Name
1 Mr.Ashish Karnavat
2 Dominic S. D'souza
3 CA Namrata Dakshindas
4 Siddharth Hivarekar
5 Capt. Ameya Kocharekar
6 Sucheta Kadethankar
7 Parag Mahajan
8 Vedant Patwardhan
9 Ms Sangita Soman
10 Mr Nanadan Bal
11 Mr. Neel Shah
12 Mr S Kulkarni
13 Dr S Gurpur
14 Mr Prathamesh Joshi
15 Dr Virendra Sherlekar
16 Mr Gaurav Sundararaman
17 Mr Shrirang Khaparde
18 Mr Prasad Sapte
19 Mr Chakor Gandhi
20 Col Sunil Brijkrishan
21 Mr. Vivek Divekar
22 Mr Ashish Deshpande
23 Ms Sucheta Kadethankar

Siddharth Deshmukh

  • Adjunct Faculty

Siddharth (Sid) Deshmukh completed his Master of Computer Management from Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research before completing PGD in Human Resource from the prestigious Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune.

In addition, he holds a Post-Graduation Degree in Sports Management from COEM (Pune) and a Corporate Strategy Diploma Certification which he completed from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Sports have been an integral part of Siddharth’s life and other than being a competitive athlete, he aspires to be a game changer when it comes to ever growing sports management industry.

He is also a business leader with 15 plus years of progressive experience in leveraging IT product engineering field. Apart from focusing on Technology - Digital Business, Internet Business, Entertainment & Media, e-Commerce & Retail Industry verticals, Siddharth assists Education, Sports & Entertainment industry towards making an impact.

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