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Founded in 2013 by the twin duo of Akshay Maliwal and Aditi Maliwal, AddedSport is a sports management firm that provides an array of services for athletes in Asia at various levels in their athletic journey.
Our founder, Akshay Maliwal, played collegiate golf at UC Berkeley, while Aditi Maliwal, played collegiate squash at Stanford University. We have quickly built a team of ex-collegiate, professional and competitive athletes to mentor and consult individual athletes in Asia.
AddedSport is headquartered in Singapore, with regional offices in Manila, Mumbai, New Delhi, Jakarta and Hong Kong. We are growing rapidly and expanding our franchise across the across Asia, looking to inspire and support many more athletes. Our primary sports are golf, tennis, squash, soccer, swimming and track&field.
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Akshay Maliwal spent 3 years in the junior and amateur golf circuits in Asia, and was a top 25 ranked amateur in Asia before receiving a letter to play collegiate golf at UC Berkeley (rank No. 1). After graduating from Berkeley, he spent 7 months in investment banking at a bulge bracket firm. He left this lucrative career to focus on his passion of working in sports and education. Born and raised in Asia, and feeling a strong affinity to Asian athletes, he started AddedSport, to assist junior athletes in their career decisions. The core focus is to help each athlete reach his or her full potential and/ or to find a college that best fits their needs.
Aditi Maliwal was a recruited squash player at Stanford University. Along with Akshay, she founded AddedSport to help talented young athletes in Asia with their athletic aspirations. She believes that athletes in Asia deserve the same opportunity she had, and is a mentor for many of them through their careers. Having played squash at national level in Asia and then being recruited by Stanford, Aditi has a lot of experience with this process. She graduated from Stanford University in 2012, with a degree in Psychology and Economics. She lives and works in San Francisco and is an Advisor to AddedSport’s international operations.
Jo Ee was a member of the Singapore National Golf team, and a top-ranked Singapore junior golfer, when she was recruited as a scholarship athlete to play college golf for the UC Berkeley Cal Women’s Golf team. She earned a degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business and was a WGCA All-American Scholar at Berkeley. Jo Ee finished top 10 in multiple international tournaments, won over 10 tournaments in Singapore and competed in 2 World Amateur Team Championships. She currently resides in Singapore and heads AddedSport’s mentoring and development endeavours in South-East Asia.
A top-ranked Junior and Amateur golfer, Kanika Minocha was a member of the Division I golf team at San Jose State University. She went on to receive a MA and M.Ed in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University. Kanika has extensive experience in providing guidance to students and helping them make appropriate career and life decisions. At AddedSport, Kanika is excited to bridge her two passions (sports and counseling) to help young athletes in India reach the pinnacle of their capabilities. She strives to empower athletes with knowledge and awareness and assist them in developing into all-rounded individuals.
Jessica was a part of the Indonesian National Team when she signed to play Division 1 golf in the United States. Jessica received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, where she was the team-captain of the Womens’ Golf Team and a nominee for “Athlete of the Year Award” in her Senior year. She led the Richmond Spiders to their first Conference title in the Women’s Golf program’s history of 14 years, taking them to NCAA Regional. She continued to play professional golf, after she graduated, travelling to Philippines and Taiwan. Jessica wants to help young athletes reach their maximum potential as an athlete and as a person.
A multi-sport athlete, Nina captained the girls’ cross country team, swim team and golf teams prior to attending Seton Hill University on a Golf scholarship. She then completed her postgraduate studies in Business at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Nina has a passion for literary art, having won several essay-writing scholarships. Additionally, Nina worked in the University admissions department reviewing applications and working with international applicants. At AddedSport, Nina is keen to help student-athletes discover advancement opportunities both on and off the field.
Abhinav attended University of Charleston as a recruited NCAA DII soccer player. He played on the Varsity team that made it to the NCAA Final Four on three consecutive occasions. He was awarded the Elite 90 Award at the NCAA Championship in 2016. He graduated summa cum laude with a double major in Sports Administration and Business Administration. His hobbies include playing soccer, golf, long distance running, and adventure sports. Abhinav has a passion for mentoring young athletes and showing them opportunities they never thought existed.
Sanya was a highly ranked National Level Tennis player and a part of the St Stephen’s College tennis team representing her College and University at several tournaments. She is dedicated to helping young athletes raise their potential - not only making them top athletes but also highly successful individuals.
With over 15 years of professional tennis experience and a Master’s Degree in Sports Management from Griffith University, Treta joined AddedSport with the vision of being able to help young athletes in Asia pursue their dreams. Treta was a top-ranked Indian Junior Tennis player and a Women’s Doubles player with multiple National and International wins.
Bayu has been a part of the Indonesian Water Polo Team which participated and won several international events, including the 2017 SEA Games and the 2016 Asian Beach. Bayu graduated with an International Business degree from Lindenwood University, Missouri, helping the Varsity Team win their first Collegiate Water Polo Association Men’s Division I Club Championship title. Bayu wants to empower junior athletes to pursue their athletic and academic careers simultaneously, and also to encourage them to NEVER stop dreaming and believing in themselves.
Ashilla is a baseball and softball athlete has been a part of the Indonesian National Teams in the Junior World Baseball Championships. She also participated in the SEA Games and Asian Games for softball while graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Universitas Indonesia. “Through AddedSport, I would like to help athletes grow in the sports they love while pursuing their academics since I have learned first-hand that keeping up with sport has made my life far better than I ever imagined,” she says
Justin was a member of the Philippine Junior Baseball National team and eventually the Senior team that represented the country in various international tournaments. He then went on to play college baseball in the US and graduated from San Francisco State University in 2012. In his free time, he likes being active and spending time with family and friends. At Addedsport, Justin is looking forward to making an impact by helping student-athletes achieve their goals and give them the tools to reach their full potential.
Meagan was a member of the Singapore National Swim Team and represented Singapore in various international competitions, including the SEA Games and Asian Youth Games. She obtained a scholarship to swim at Purdue University and graduated with a degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2017. At Purdue, she was captain of the swim team her senior year and was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar as an upperclassman. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, catching up on her favorite TV series, and planning for her next vacation. At AddedSport, Meagan is excited to help student-athletes explore opportunities and advance in and out of their sport.
Ananya completed her graduation in Economics from Ashoka University. She also has a minor in Entrepreneurship and Performing Arts. Ananya has led several career development sessions for school kids. Through her in-depth understanding of the needs of school students and her keenness in sports, she wishes to help young athletes find the right path for themselves. In her spare time, Ananya likes to read, write and dance.
Viraj Malani has represented her state at National aquatics events and several District and State level aquatic events. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ashoka University, India. She was also part of the collegiate aquatics team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, birdwatching, and catching up on her favorite TV series. At AddedSport, she is excited to help Asian student-athletes explore opportunities and pursue their dreams.
Advit graduated from Ashoka University with an Economics degree. Sports has played a vital part in his life. He’s played a variety of sports including cricket, squash, soccer, and tennis. Apart from his academics and sports, he loves hanging out with family and friends, travelling, and is a big foodie. At AddedSport, Advit hopes to help like-minded sports enthusiasts take forward their endeavour to play sports at a top level and also use this talent to open up opportunities in both the sporting and the academic world.
Rajiv Maliwal is the Founder and Managing Partner of Sabre Partners. Prior to founding Sabre Partners in 2002, Rajiv was at Standard Chartered PLC as Global Head of Private Equity. He raised a $300m fund, built a global team and invested internationally with a focus on financial services and technology. Rajiv sits on the board of several companies in India and globally. He is a member of the Board of Governors of IIM, Bangalore and was a member of Stanford Parents Advisory Board for 4 years. He is a frequent speaker at a number of educational institutions and forums internationally on entrepreneurship and financial services industry amongst other areas and regularly mentors start-ups. He is also closely associated with two not-for-profit healthcare initiatives in India in the fields of mental health and eye-care. Rajiv graduated with an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 1985 and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani. He was awarded the IIM Bangalore, Distinguished Alumni Award in 2012.
Two-time National Coach of Year, Steve Desimone spent 37 seasons as the head coach of the Cal men’s golf team from 1979-2016, leading the Golden Bears to sustained success for nearly four decades including the program's lone national title in 2004. Desimone’s journey to a national championship and the elite status the program enjoys today started in the fall of 1979 when he came aboard as head coach at Cal to take over a program which had lost its varsity status following the previous season. Desimone was intent on not only returning the program to varsity status but taking it to a higher level. Although the greatest single accomplishment in the program’s history came in 2004, the best extended period of play was certainly throughout the golden era of the program from 2009-14 when Cal made a school-record five straight trips to the NCAA Championships. Desimone and his players have also had success at high-level national and international events in the world of amateur golf. Desimone had the honor of being the head coach of the American team at the 2014 Arnold Palmer Cup at Walton Heath Golf Club near South of London. In 2017, Desimone was inducted into the Cal Athletic Hall of Fame Addedsport is honored to have "Coach D" as our Advisor More info: https://calbears.com/hof.aspx?hof=304
Prior to her college tennis career at Fresno State University in California with a 100% athletic scholarship, Aishwarya was a top ranked U-18 junior tennis player from India. She travelled and played extensively across Asia-Pacific winning multiple ITF tournaments.
She completed an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Advertising from Fresno State.
As a part of Addedsport, Aishwarya wants to bring the same joy of her US college-tennis experience to many more Asian athletes