Kalyani Bharat FC sign fitness and conditioning coach Lindsay Davis


Lindsay Davis - Bharat FC
Lindsay Davis(Left) with Kalyani Bharat FC
Head Coach Stuart Watkiss
Bharat FC have signed renowned fitness and conditioning coach, Lindsay Davis. The 47 year old, comes with a wealth of experience in areas like nutrition, sports therapy, rehabilitation programs, conditioning, massage, agility and endurance building among many others. The Englishman joins Head Coach Stuart Watkiss and assistant coach Stanly Rozario as part of the technical team.

Davis’ last assignment was with Central FC, a Pro-League club from Trinidad and Tobago. Prior to that, he has worked with the Glenn Hoddle Academy in Jerez Spain, Oxford United Football Club and also served secondments at Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Lokomotiv Moscow FC.

Managing Director of Bharat FC, Amit Kalyani, said that Davis’ immense knowledge in conditioning, sports science and allied fields were the chief reasons behind his appointment.

“Lindsay comes to us highly recommended. He has a proven record of having improved the fitness of athletes that he has worked with. He is an important asset to us at Bharat FC as we aim to make our squad the fittest in the I-League,” he said.

Davis said that the professionalism and high standards of excellence at Bharat FC were the clinching factors behind his move to Pune. “I am passionate about fitness and this assignment allows me to work with a very talented bunch of footballers in a new vibrant setting. Indian football has great potential and my aim at Bharat FC is to build a squad which is physically and mentally robust,” he said.

Head coach of Bharat FC, Stuart Watkiss, said that Davis would play a very important role at the club as they get ready to embark on a gruelling I-League season. “Over the next six months, the players are going to be playing a lot of football. It is essential that we condition and train their bodies to absorb the workload.

“Lindsay has great experience working in diverse cultures and his input will be very crucial to the club as we look to have our squad in prime physical shape over the course of the season,” said Watkiss.
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