Great Sports Infra is South Asia’s leading provider of turnkey solutions for sports infrastructure. Since 2004, we are the pioneers in introducing next-generation products for Sports in the region. Our fully built range of products are for all sects, from amateurs to international standards. And along with providing the best products globally, we also ensure a perfect installation with our team of highly skilled and knowledgeable technicians and engineers, using the best equipment.
We started by introducing next-generation long-pile artificial grass for sports and landscaping to India, and have come a long way since then.
- FieldTurf – World leader in Artificial Turf for Landscaping & Sports.
- SnapSports – World’s most preferred Modular Sports Surface.
- Porplastic – World-Class Synthetic Running Tracks.
- Tarkett Sports (OmniSports and Clutch Court) – A leader in indoor sports flooring with a range of Vinyl & Wooden sports surfaces.
- Tennis Incorporated – World-Class Synthetic Acrylic surfaces.
- Terraplas – World’s No.1 Turf Protection Tiles.
- SubAir Systems – Next-Generation Turf Conditioning Technology.
- Alcor – A leader in Modular Galleries
- Duol – Global leader in Air Structured Domes
- Installed in over 6,000 sports & Landscaping sites in 7 countries.
- Over 10,000,000 (100 Lakh) ft. of Artificial Grass & Sports surfaces installed.
- Over 13 years of large project experience on a turnkey basis.
- Excellent client and architect testimonials of our installations.
Major breakthroughs happened with us installing South Asia’s first FIFA-standard football field at Chowgule College, Goa in Dec 2005. To date, we have installed over 20 FIFA standard soccer fields and 17 IAAF standard synthetic athletic tracks in South Asia.
Since 2004, we have executed some of the prestigious projects like the world’s largest artificial turf rooftop for Vibrant Gujarat (Mahatma Mandir), 4 projects for 35th National Games of India, Kerala, India’s first ever artificial turf 9 hole golf course for Parkcity Sporting Ventures (Hamoni Golf Camp), India’s largest indoor sports flooring for Govt. of Gujarat (SAMA), World Military Games, 35 Futsal courts for the Govt. of Maldives, 2 IAAF standard synthetic athletic tracks for the Govt. of Mauritius etc…
We have worked with some major architects, central & state governments, Defence, educational institutes, corporates etc, who are all very satisfied clients. We have also received industry recognition including CII “Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2012”, “Awarded ‘Top 100 SME Companies in India’ out of 49,023 nominations, by India SME Forum”, “Skoch Achiever Award 2015”, “Star Entrepreneur” by Indira Innovation Foundation, Finalist of the TATA-NEN Hottest Startups, Finalist of the ET – Power of Ideas, featured in CNBC’s Young Turks, as also wide coverage in the Press and TV. Great Sports Infra has also been featured in a report “25 Best Sports Start-ups” in India report published by FICCI in October 2013.
Our mission is to provide our customers with world-class sports infrastructure, combining sound advice, best international products, flawless project execution, well-equipped and well-trained team of professionals and transparent dealings.
For over 10 years, Great Sports Infra has endeavoured to create excellent value for its customers through world-class products and impeccable service delivery.
The core of our business philosophy is to introduce innovative products to Indian markets, that have the potential to change the dynamics of the industry, that are sustainable and financially viable. We are seen as a knowledgeable solution provider for sports infrastructure in the country, looked up to for providing ground-breaking products combined with flawless execution.
Our work has received recognition in many ways.
Great Sports Infra MD, Anil Kumar was awarded the prestigious Confederation of Indian Industry (CII – Southern Region) “Emerging Entrepreneur” Award for 2012. Out of the record 400 nominations, criteria such as performance and growth, greatest achievement, innovation, sustainability of the business model, competitive standing and strength of the management team were looked into to arrive at the winners.
We have also been awarded the prestigious “India top 100 SME” “India’s Best SMEs – Skoch Achiever Award 2015”, ‘Star Entrepreneur’ by Indira Innovation Foundation, Finalist of the TATA-NEN Hottest Startups, Finalist of the ET – Power of Ideas, featured in CNBC’s Young Turks, as also wide coverage in the Press and TV. Great Sports Infra has also been featured in “25 Best Sports Start-ups” in India report published by FICCI in October 2013.
Award presented by
Mr. Jayant Sinha,
Union Minister of State for Finance (2015)
Award presented by
Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (2012).
Doing good while doing well: We take pride in doing our bit of social responsibility. For a country that often loses great talent due to lack of support, Great Sports Infra has supported many budding sportspersons including …
Swapna Barman (Heptathlete)
Swapna Barman is a fighter; a heptathlete with immense potential. This highly talented 18 year old girl from North Bengal defied all odds to finish 5th at the Asian Games in Incheon in 2014. Swapna was born with a special condition of having 6 toes on each foot. Owing to the abnormal width of her feet, she competes in spite of severe pain and discomfort. Swapna currently trains at the SAI Centre in Kolkata and aspires to win the Gold medal at the Asian Games in 2018.
Rani Rampal (Hockey)
At the age of 15, Rani Rampal was the youngest player in the Indian National team which participated in the 2010 World Cup. She was adjudged “The Top Goal Scorer” and the “Young Player of the Tournament” at Champion’s Challenge, Russia. Rani Rampal has also been included in the FIH Women’s All Star Team of 2010. She was conferred the “Best Young Player of the Tournament” award at the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2010, recognizing her stellar performance as the top field goal scorer in the tournament. She was also adjudged the “Player of the Tournament” at the 2013 Junior World Cup which India finished with a bronze medal. She has been named for FICCI “Comeback of the Year Award, 2014”.
Anuradha Vaidyanathan (Triathlete)
Anuradha Vaidyanathan, also known as Anu Vaidyanathan, is an Indian triathlete. In 2009 she became the first and only Asian woman to complete the Ultraman Canada event. Vaidyanathan is the first Indian to train for long-course triathlons in India and qualified for the Half Ironman 70.3 Clearwater World Championship in 2008.
She has also served as a member of faculty at Indian Institute of Technology Ropar in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
We have supported Shashi Singhatia – Haryana State Gold medalist and upcoming Archer.
We also supported Anurag Kuruvada (U-7 State Chess Champion) and also contributed to GreenPeace India, Handball Team, Deaf EnAbled Foundation and many other charitable trusts.
Mr . Anil Kumar is a first-generation entrepreneur with an Engineering and MBA degree followed by an Executive Development Program from Kellogg. He worked in the Business Development function at Wipro Infotech and Ramco Systems – both in India and USA. He gained significant experience there in Business Management as a P&L Head.
He is a regular speaker in various forums like FICCI, CII, TiE on sports and entrepreneurship, etc. He is a Life Member of TiE, Hyderabad and also mentors startups through “MentorEdge” of the CIIE (IIM-A).
Anil has been a National-level sportsman, having won a Bronze medal in Junior Nationals in Athletics and later represented the State and captained the University in Handball.
B.E. (JNTU), PG in Project Management (DeVry University, USA), Certified Project Management professional by PMI. His 25 years of experience includes a CEO tenure in an international IT firm, preceded by stints in various industries and across functions spanning IT, Operations, General Management and Business Development in India and USA.
B.E. (Osmania), PG Dip in MIS & CA; PG Dip., in Project Management (George Washington University, USA); Certified Project Management professional by PMI. Over 20 years of work experience across companies such as Telco Systems, Citibank, Motorola, Microsoft and Wipro in India and USA. Represented the State for many years in sports; Captain of the State and University.
Lt. Col. John K John
Director – Operations
Graduated from National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune. Logistics Management from XLRI, Financial Management from National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Simla. Headed India Operations for a MNC BPO for 5 years, Over 27 years of leadership experience in varied terrains and roles. Played Basketball Nationals, Awarded Prestigious Academy Blues in NDA and IMA in Basketball, Athletics and Cross Country.
Director – Sales
B.Com (Bangalore University) with over 26 years of sales experience in varied industries in companies like Blow Plast Ltd; McDowell & Co Ltd; Parle Agro Pvt Ltd; RC Cola, across India and the SAARC region.
Head – Admin & Finance
B.Com (Karnataka University) with over 31 years of experience in Accounting, Finance and Auditing at various companies across India.
General Manager – Sales
B.E.(Mech) from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. MBA (Sales & Marketing) from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Over 22 years of experience in managing pan India and Middle East Markets in Sales & Marketing, Retail Distribution, Channel Management, Key Account Management at various organizations like Microsoft, HP, TVS Electronics, Onida etc. Expertise in increasing revenues, establishing distribution networks.
Major Sandeep Singh
General Manager – Operations
BA from JNU, New Delhi. PG Diploma in Business Administration, HR & Industrial Relations from Symbiosis. Over 13 years of managerial experience in Operations, HR/Administration and General Management at The Indian Army, Trikona Technologies, and Gold stone Technologies etc. Expertise in Personnel Management, Training & Development and Employee relations.