Kamlesh Sodha

Head of Performance Support Strength and Conditioning Lead

Kam leads the Performance Support provision to our players in the areas of strength and conditioning, psychology, performance analysis, medical including physiotherapy, and nutrition. His role is to align this support from the expertise in these disciplines to the coaching philosophy and plan. He works closely with Mark and Morgan in planning for players daily, weekly, and annually to ensure players have what they need to thrive. Kam also leads the physical development of the players. He works alongside Adam and Chloe to provide individualised physical programmes in context of their growth and maturation. He also spends time on court delivering movement and physical sessions at base but also on the road during periods of travel for trips and tournaments. Kam joined the Academy in October 2020 and has been part of the journey of all Academy players since inception.  

Kam is an accredited strength and conditioning coach (UKSCA) who joined LUNTA from Loughborough Sport, where he delivered to multiple sports. Previously, Kam worked at Scarlets Rugby and the Welsh Rugby Union with the senior men’s squad in the preparation for their Six Nations and the 2015 Rugby World Cup.