Sajad Hussain Malik , a former International player and former National Men’s Volleyball coach from Jammu and Kashmir. He is in this field since 2005 and he previously coached Calicut Heroes in 2018 and Ahmedabad Defenders in 2020.
Sajad is the eldest son of Zareena Begum and Abdul Rehman. He passed 10th class from Government High School,Parihinder, class 12th from Government Higher Secondary School, Ramban and Graduation from GGM Science College, Jammu in 1996. On the basis of sports background and physical fitness, Sajad was selected as Sub Inspector in Jammu and Kashmir Police in 1998. Sajad said that he started his career as a Volleyball player at local level from 10th standard. He played at college and state levels, and also represented the Country at international level. “My father inspired me to choose Volleyball as my career. He arranged training for me on his own and provided coaching at different levels, result, I achieved many goals in my career,” said Sajjad. He also recalled the contribution of his Volleyball Coach Rattan Chand, Volleyball Association of J&K and Police Department in his success. Sajad, a resident of Neel, Banihal area of Ramban district, coached Calicut Heroes in 2018 and Ahmedabad Defenders in 2022. Under his Coaching, Ahmedabad Defenders ended as runner-up in Pro Volleyball League India. He previously Coached Jammu and Kashmir State Team, Jammu and Kashmir Police Senior Team and was Coaching Staff of Indian National Volleyball Team. He has been imparting coaching since 2005 and is an FIVB Level 1 and Level 2 coach. He was also the captain of J&K state volleyball team Sajad, a police official, was recently promoted to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy. SP) in Jammu and Kashmir Police. He qualified N.I.S (Patiala) Level-I and Level-II Coaching Courses at FIVB Centre Chennai and was deputed as coach for Indian Volleyball team in 2010 and 2012 for an international event held in Iran. He was also the coach of the Indian Volleyball team in the International Invitational Tournament which was held in Tunisia in 2012 and 2013. He is also the Head Coach of the J&K Police Volleyball team. Sajad also represented India as Coach in Junior World Volleyball Championship at Turkey in 2013. He was also the coach of the Indian Junior Volleyball team at Bahrain in 2014. Sajad has vast experience of sixteen years in the field of Volleyball coaching and achieved great results in different national and international tournaments by improving the Volleyball playing skills of players.