CSI Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese

Nazareth Margoschis College

AT Pillaiyanmanai


Nazareth Margoschis College at Pillaiyanmanai - About - PE

About the Department

The department was established in the year 1967 right from the beginning of the college. Mr. P. Amose Silva Emerson is the first Director of Physical Education of the college who served from 1967 to 2001, retired on May 2001. During his meticulous tenure he has created history by producing many university, state, and national players of high caliber who brought laurels to the college in many levels. Many dignitaries who hold high positions in Banks, Income tax offices, Customs and central Exercise offices were learners of the department who sharpened their skills in Kabaddi, Soccer, and Athletics under him.

Since Nazareth is the place where soccer is nurtured as a culture and produced legends like Indian Colours Gunapandian, Gandhi and others, the college soccer team was also well known for its competency around the state during his period. The college Kabaddi team showed its supremacy in the university competitions under his leadership. He had been a renowned veteran of his art to the college teams in the university competitions. The college won many university championships in Kabaddi and Football under his able and intellectual guidance.

The successor of the department Dr. J. Rajasingh Rogland has been serving as a Director of Physical Education since June 2001. The status developed by his predecessor has been maintained since his arrival. Adding to soccer and Kabaddi, the college Athletics has been raised to a supreme level, to win the Zonal Championship in the year 2005-06 and the University Championship in the year 2006-07. Football team also claimed the University Championship in the year 2012-13. In Weightlifting also students excel in State level and University level competitions. Men Weightlifting team claimed the University Championship in the year 2017-18.

Teams in our College

Men - Athletics, Football, Volleyball, Cricket, Kabaddi, and Weightlifting.

Women - Athletics, Football and Weightlifting.

Football, Kabaddi, Volley Ball, Cricket, Weightlifting and Athletics coaching has been carried out for the college students every day.

The Director of Physical Education selects the skilled students for sports and games and gives regular coaching throughout the year.

Women students are encouraged to participate in various sports day events.

The students excel in sports are selected and given training by the Director of Physical Education to participate in inter collegiate sports competitions

Special coaching camps in Football and Athletics have been conducted for the school and college boys. Special prizes are given to the medal winners in the college day celebrations.

Special Physical fitness training is given to the students those who appear for the uniform services examinations.

Special Physical fitness training and guidance are given to the students who are willing to join Physical Education degree courses.