Neel Shah is an experienced sports management professional, ICF-certified
life coach, educator and author. He has worked for over two decades on
the development and commercialization of sport in North America, Asia and
Europe. In 2018, he established the Global Institute of Sports Business. Here,
he currently serves as the associate dean and the head of counselling.
Prior to setting up the institute with India On Track, Neel was the CEO
of DSK Shivajians FC and the Liverpool FC International Academy-DSK.
Before stepping into professional club management, he served as the business
director for Libero Sports. Preceding his move to India in 2009, Neel spent
seven years with New York-based Major League Soccer serving as director of
fan development. Shah secured his MBA in Sports Management from Seton