Urmila Rosario is an Indian sports manager who has served as the manager of the Australian women’s team for many years and the men’s team which won the 2023 ODI World Cup.
Urmila Rosario was born in 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Doha, Qatar. She belongs to Kinnigoli, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Her parents had moved to Qatar in 1978 before her birth where she did her schooling. She pursued a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Business Administration and Management at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University from 2007 to 2010. LinkedIn – Urmila Rosario
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (approx.): 32-30-34
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Valentine Rosario, used to work as a finance executive in a reputed finance company, and her mother, Ivy Rosario, worked as a teacher at a UGPC school in Doha. After returning to India in the late 2010s, they started working at a coffee estate in Sakleshpura, Karnataka.
She is the youngest of four siblings. Her eldest brother, David Vikas Rosario, is an Astronomy specialist teacher at New Castle University in the UK and is married to Allegra Rosario and has two children.
Her elder sister (younger than David), Rose Ishwari Rosario, works for NHS in Scotland and is married to Dirk Habicht and has three children.
Her elder brother, Uday Rosario, teaches at Georgetown University in Qatar and is married to Galateia Androulaki and has two children.
Husband & Children
There are not much details available about her husband and children.
She holds Indian citizenship.
She used to play different sports such as tennis, basketball, tennis, and rowing while growing up and got enrolled at Bhupathi Tennis Village in Udupi where she learnt under Krishan Bhupathi, a former international player and coach of India; however, she had fractured her legs multiple times during her teenage years due to which she could not pursue a career as a player and decided to get into sports management.
From October 2006 to December 2006, she worked as a deputy photo media manager during the 2006 Asian Games (officially known as the XV Asiad) held in Doha.
From April to May 2007, she worked as a media assistant during the 2007 Qatar Athletics Super Grand Prix. From May to August 2008, she worked as an intern at the Global Sport Fund of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). From May to August 2010, she worked as a marketing coordinator at beIN SPORTS.
From August 2010 to March 2015, she worked as a championships coordinator at the Qatar Tennis Federation.
From August 2015 to May 2016, she worked as a competition coordinator, and from June 2016 to April 2019, she worked as a team operations officer for men’s programs at the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) in Adelaide.
In May 2019, she became the operations lead of the women’s team for Cricket Australia. She also managed one of the venues during the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar.
- She is an animal lover and owns rabbits.
- She knows many languages such as Hindi, English, Spanish, Kannada, and Konkani.
- She has also given many webinars and podcasts to help athletes looking to make a career in sports management.