Dr. Ganesh Dutt Chugh


  • PhD Sports Psychology
  • MA's in Sociology, Psychology and Defence Studies
  • Diploma of Cricket Coaching
  • Gujarat State Panel Umpire


  • Employee of sports Authority of India (Govt. of India), Working as a cricket coach since December 1986.
  • From June 1988 to July 1993, I was attached to the Academic Wing of National Institute of Sports, The only one Centre in the country where cricket coaches are being taught and trained.
  • Teaching Sports Authority of India’s the six weeks certificate course in cricket coaching since 1988.

Current Projects

  • Attached with Indian women Netball team as a psychologist preparing for Asian and common wealth Games-2010.
  • Recourse person for Gujarat University Ahmadabad, Sardar Patel University Vidyanagar, and Lakshmibai National Physical education University Gwalior.


"I remember those days when I was your trainee and remember your dedication and enthusiasm. Technically you were very sound but never allowed the technique to be the only dominant factor. I remember our discussion on the game and of course about supporting area and even today I appreciate the tolerance you displayed every time. In my opinion you are one of the few excellent coaches in India."
Dr. Vivek Raje. Head of Department Bhonsale Military College, Nasik.

"Dr Ganesh Dutt Chugh was my first professional coach in the year 1987, at that time I was reading in class 7, and today after 22 years I am proud to say that whatever I played it was due to systematic training at that tender age." 

Zakaria Zuffri, who played 76 first class matches.

"I still remember your innovated methods of training and drills; you made use of all the resources available to get best out of us as a player. You are the only cricket coach whom I admired the most. You are one of the best coaches I have come across."

Rajinder Singh Pune, who played 49 first class matches.

"After under going the course under you I have come to know that cricket coaching is a science. You are the ocean of the knowledge. I have been religiously following the indirect methods of training and training drills taught by you. You are excellent coach and gem of person."

Yoginder Puri, BCCI Coach and first class cricketer.

"It is your planning and training which has enabled me to make a successful come back to first class cricket. You are wonderful person and cricket coach who can get best of out of any player."

Salil Yadav