Jay Jhaveri, partner and co-founder of 5 Sports has graduated from The Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai, India. Jay has been running a 100 year old family business of Diamonds & Jewellery since 1995. He has played leading roles in setting up jewellery manufacturing units and developed businesses in the USA, Middle East, Russia, Nepal and South East Asian Countries besides India. Today, his company JDIAM, is a well established online and offline retail jewellery brand.
Jay, an avid squash player himself has been the convener of the squash department at the National Sports Club of India (NSCI) since the past 5 years. The squash academy which was set up under his guidance and leadership at NSCI includes over 150 children and adults, 5 head coaches, 10 assistant coaches and several fitness, mental and yoga trainers. He has conducted, coordinated and directed over a dozen tournaments which include SRAM (Squash Rackets Association of Maharashtra), SRFI 2, 3 & 4 star (Squash Rackets Federation of India), ASF Silver (Asian Squash Federation), PSA Indian Challenger Circuits $10,000/- & $30,000/- (Professional Squash Association) to name a few.
The importance of sports in Jay’s life is evident from the repertoire of sports that he has pursued and actively competed in at various levels over the years. To name a few, squash, badminton, billiards/ snooker, horse riding, kite-surfing, trekking/ mountain climbing and hobby flying.