Nitin D’souza as founder of Star Athletes United have been associated as a coach with Athletics and Marathon Fitness Training Under his able guidance and enriched experience, he as a principal coach organized many marathons including those under banner of star athletes united Looking at the increasing awareness to stay fit and challenges faced by distance and time, many participants approached him to take exclusive training for marathons. These events and requests from fitness conscious athletes became game changers and sowed seeds of Lightning Feet.

An ardent athlete himself and Founder of Star Athletes United, Mr. Nitin Dsouza has been involved with Sports and Athletics since last 22 years. His strong appetite to spread awareness about health and fitness amongst young and old equally, propelled to grow neonate Star Athletes United to strength where 116 Athletes and 30 Marathon Runners currently who are being trained professionally within a short span since inception.

Personal Athletic Achievements

"Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievements."
  • 2018 - Juhu Half Marathon
  • 2017 - Customs Half Marathon
  • 2017 - IDBI Mumbai Half Marathon
  • 2016-2017 – Finisher in 21 KMS. Mumbai Marathon
  • 2016 - Juhu 10 Kms Run
  • 2016-2017 - Satara Hill Half Marathon Customs
  • 2015 – Finisher in 21 KMS. Mumbai Marathon
  • 2015-2016 - JNM 10 KMS. Qualifier
  • 2015 - Mirchi Monsoon Half Marathon
  • 2014 – Finisher in 21 KMS. Mumbai Marathon
  • 2013-2016 – Finisher in Mayors Marathon held in Mumbai
  • 2009-2010 - Represented India in 1st International Veterans Athletic Championship, India-2010 (Event 200 meters and 400 meters in Age 35+ Category)
  • 1993-1994 - Winner of Bronze Medal in 400 meters and 200 meters in event held by The Bombay Suburban District Track & Field Champions
  • 1993-1994 - Winner of Bronze Medal in 4 x 400 meters relay in Maharashtra State level Open Athletic Meet 1994.

Coaching Credentials

"Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their growth."


Holder of Diploma Certificate for Maharashtra Technical Official Examination conducted by Maharashtra Amateur Athletic Association.


Completed Certificate Course for Special Coached undertaken by National Institute for Mentally Handicapped and Special Olympics India.


Holds qualification with Athletics as a subject for completion of Certificate Course in Sports Coaching conducted by Sports Authority of India, PATIALA.

Positions Held

"Coaching is the universal language of change and learning."
  • Technical Official for Mumbai Suburbs and Maharashtra State since last 22 Years.
  • Technical Official for 3rd Leg of Asian Grand Prix 2007 since June 27, 2007.
  • Technical Official for National Championship for combined event organized by Athletic Federation of India from June 28, 2007 to June 30, 2007.
  • Technical Official for Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon from till 2013.
  • Marathon Coach with Run India Run – 2011 till 2013.
  • Represented Team Mumbai Suburbs as a Coach/Manager.
  • Maharashtra State Athletic Championship at Aurangabad- 2005.
  • Maharashtra State Sub - Junior Athletic Championship at Kolhapur - 2002.
  • Maharashtra State Senior & Junior Athletic Championship at Pune - 2001.
  • Junior State Athletic meet At Mumbai - 2001.

Sports For a Cause

"It's hard to defeat a person who never give up."

  • Honorary Coach for under privilege Children at Sangamner - Nasik 2000.
  • Honorary Coach during Summer Vacations at SNDT and Wellington Gymkhana.
  • Conducted Athletic Center by the name of Dayanit Athletes for participation in Inter District an Inter State Level tournaments.