Shabnam Singh (Managing Director)
Shabnam Singh is a philanthropist and mother of the famous Indian cricketer, Yuvraj Singh. She is an epitome of strength and determination. Having seen the struggle and pain so closely when her son Yuvraj was battling with cancer, Singh has come out stronger and tougher. She is involved with various charity initiatives and has dedicated her life to help the people struggling with cancer. She is the pillar which has kept Yuvraj so elevated and yet so humble at the same time. A volleyball player, Singh likes to explore new places and follow her spiritual inclinations.
Sandeep Sharma (Hony. Vice President)
Played for Himachal Pradesh and Punjab from 1994-2007, Sandeep Sharma is one of the most respected cricketers on the domestic circuit. Often referred to as “The Legend of Himachal”, Sandeep Sharma has successfully captained and eternized his name for once to be a middling Himachal team and made it won the “Ranji Trophy” for the first time ever. Sandeep Sharma was also the most feared bowler of his time whose profoundness was polished by former Australian cricketer who is also known as the "Outstanding fast bowler of his generation" Dennis Lillee, under the MRF Pace foundation, Chennai. Sandeep’s professional career also includes an India camp at Chennai when Sachin Tendulkar was the captain of Indian Cricket Team. He was a highly successful all-rounder who played for India A on a number of occasions including one against South Africa in 1997. Sandeep Sharma is a childhood friend of Yuvraj Singh and has played many years along with him from Punjab team for which Yuvraj Singh has a special respect for him. Sandeep still continues to excel for the ONGC cricket team and his cricketing and coaching acumen is second to none.
How are we different?
YSCE provides the best fleet of coaches handpicked personally by Yuvraj Singh. Our coaching panel involves years of cricket experience behind them and students value their real match knowledge as some of them still play for their associations.
YSCE offers state of the art facilities and equipments for a great learning experience. We provide facilities like Indoor Stadium, Astro Turf and Playing Grounds for different age groups such as U-14, U-16 and U-19.
YSCE uses the best international level equipment for training our students such as Bowling Machines, Skyer Bats for catches, Krazy Katch for boosting reflex action and Katchets for teasing low catches, we also have many other international equipment that are used for training students.
We leave no stone unturned in preparing a potential cricketer. We try to cover every cricketing skill as well as physical and mental development which will help the children to conquer any challenge in life. YSCE also has a robust assessment system through which parents get quarterly video analysis and performance reports of their ward. Our aim is not only to build a competitive sportsman but also an able and successful human being and a leader.
YSCE organizes camps frequently, so that our students get the best experience of cricket and exposure at the same level. Our collaborations with local associations and former Indian players helps us to take our camps to the next level.
YSCE also organizes International Tours for it’s students so that they also get international exposure and interact with fellow players. We organize international tours post camps for different age groups where we compete against competitive teams and clubs of the country.
YSCE is currently operational at six centres with four in the Delhi NCR Region – Pathways(Noida), Jaypee Atlantis - The Club(Greater Noida), Pathways Baliawas(Gurgaon) and Pathways Aravali(Gurgaon). The other two centres are KC Sports Club(Jammu) & YSCE Bilaspur (in association with HPCA). We are very soon coming up with a world class centre with ITM University in Gwalior and two centres of Excellence with M M University at Ambala and Mullana. The training program being offered at all centres has been tailor made by Yuvraj and his team of coaches to ensure maximum development of each participant.
The program involves 12 hours of hands-on contact time per week for participants above the age of 8 years, and 6 hours contact time for those below the age of 8 years. Each participant can expect the following:
-Hands on coaching at indoor and outdoor nets
-Match practice on turf and cement pitches
-Video analysis to correct, improve different parts of their game
-Fitness drills and training using other sports such as swimming, squash etc
-Mental conditioning tips
– Tips on health and nutrition – how to ensure maximum output without damaging one’s body
– Continuous appraisal system that will monitor the progress of the participant and ensure he is headed on the right track
Once participants are of a certain standard, they will have the opportunity to travel to other cricketing centres and participate in competitive tournaments.