Mayur Chaudhari joined the Army staff in 2013 after spending the two previous seasons at the U.S. Military Academy Prep School. At USMAPS, he worked under head coach Tom Simi, one of Army's current offensive line coaches. Chaudhari will assist co-defensive coordinator Chris Smeland with the Army safeties and defensive backs.
For the majority of his 12 years in the coaching profession, Chaudhari has worked on the defensive side of the ball. He has helped mentor three all-conference performers, one at each of his last three collegiate stops. Chaudhari also has many years of special teams experience. He has assisted with at least one special teams unit in each of his previous five positions, including serving as Simi's special teams coordiantor at USMAPS.
Chaudhari became well-versed in Army's defensive system while at USMAPS. In his two seasons, he worked with the linebackers, safeties and cornerbacks, coordinating all aspects of the secondary which included designing position drills and running the unit's meetings. He also gained experience on the offensive side of the ball with the USMAPS wide receivers. Chaudhari served as the special teams coordinator. He also worked as the school's track & field coach.
A 2002 graduate of UC Davis, Chaudhari spent the 2010 season working with the safeties and nickel backs at VMI.
Chaudhari arrived in Virginia after two years as an assistant at San Jose State where he helped mentor the linebackers in 2008 and safeties in 2009. Chaudhari served as the linebackers coach at his alma mater in 2007 after a one-year stay as an assistant to the defensive staff at Stanford.
In 2005, Chaudhari was a member of the staff at Menlo College where he worked with the team's running backs, served as video coordinator and assisted in recruiting. He began his career at UC Davis in 1998 as an offensive assistant. During his three-year stay, he coached running backs, tight ends, offensive linemen and served as video coordinator.
Chaudhari, who is married to Leigh Kincaid, earned his bachelor's degree in English with a history minor from UC Davis in 2002.