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SAI Invites Olympians, Para-Olympians For Coaching Roles

Last month, SAI appointed 11 Olympians and three Para Olympians as coaches and assistant coaches.© Twitter

In a transfer that guarantees to empower each elite sportspersons and younger athletes, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday invited Olympians and Para-Olympians for filling the place of assistant coach (degree 6) and coach (degree 10). Coaches appointed are allowed to proceed their sports activities coaching so long as they’re lively sportsperson and keep desired efficiency on the worldwide degree. Once appointed, the coaches will take up the diploma in sports activities teaching performed by the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala if they’ve already not taken up the course beforehand.


“Olympians/Para-Olympians are given the opportunity to work in SAI as coach. ln fact, the medal winners in Olympics and Para Olympics have (been) directly recruited in Group ”A” position in SAI to show the gratitude for their service to the country,” SAI mentioned in an official assertion.

The timeframe to use for the put up is from January 5 (5:00 pm) to January 26 (5:00 pm).

Last month, SAI appointed 11 Olympians and three Para Olympians as coaches and assistant coaches.

The appointments have been made with an effort to make sure that skilled and elite sportspersons can proceed to contribute to the progress of the game within the nation throughout their tenure as lively sportspersons and even after they retire.


This will even safe the sportspersons financially whereas permitting them to proceed with their common coaching and participation in competitions.

Mariyappen T, who received a gold within the excessive bounce in Para Olympics 2016, was supplied a Group A put up as a coach whereas 11 Olympians and the remaining two Para Olympians, have been supplied Group B put up as assistant coaches.

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