DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Prof. Praveen Thariyan
The St.Dominc’s College Physical Education Department has a fascinating history. St.Dominc’s college is one of the most sports performing colleges in the state. The Department was started in the year 1966 with Prof. T J Kurian as the Head of the Department. He served the department till 1995.
Smt. Marykutty Chacko MA, MPE joined the department in the year 1978 and she was the head of the department from the year 1995 to 2006.
Sri. Thankachan Mathew joined the college in 1995 and left the department in 1998 to join the faculty of Alphonsa College Pala.
Mr. Praveen Thariyan M.P Ed has been worked as guest lecturer from in the department fromNovember 2005 to October 2008.He joined the department as permanent faculty on 23 october 2008.
ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT
1. Giving coaching to students in various games.
2. Yoga classes for interested staff and students.
3. Conduct annual sports meet and inter house tournaments for the students
4. Conducting summer camps for athletics every year
5. Selected players should undergo coaching camp and practice matches before participating in the inter collegiate, university, state level and district level.
6. Providing sports kits, sports goods and sports wears for their practice and tournaments.
7. Awarding sports scholarship to the outstanding sportsmen & women.
The infrastructure facilities available with the department are:
400mts 8-lane track
Shuttle badminton court -2(Indoor)
Ball badminton court
Weight Training set
Table Tennis board
The department follows the norms, rules and regulations of the M G University and Government of Kerala regarding sports quota admission to the various courses. More over conduct selection trails among the applicants before the admission.
To impart a healthy competitive spirit among students, to inculcate the habit of working together and sportsman spirit, house system has been introduced in the college. All students wise according to the department belong to one or the other house and will be guided by house captains.
The annual inter house tournaments are held in all major games and certificates, trophies and shields awarded to the winners. An inter house athletic meet is also organized every year and certificates of merits, medals and trophies are awarded accordingly.
AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIP AND INCENTIVES
Every year parent teacher association gives awards to the best athletes of the college.
FREE HOSTEL FACILITY
We give free hostel facility to outstanding athletes and players.
OUR INTERNATIONAL STARS
Manojlal K J Olympics 2000
Joji Mathew S A A F Games1995
Prakash E G Indian Universities cross country team 1989
Primesh P S World Junior Athletic Meet 2001
Primesh P S Afro- Asian Games 2002
Saji P S World Junior Athletic Meet 2001
Þ Manoj Lal Olympian, Indian Railways
Þ Roy K. Mani Customs and Central Excise
Þ Bobby K. Mani Assistant Professor in Physical Education, Marian College Kuttikanam.
Þ Praveen Thariyan Assistant Professor in Physical Education, S.D. College Kanjirapally
Þ Joji Mathew Completed MBBS and Now practicing in U.K
Þ Primesh P.S LIC OF INDIA
Þ Saji P.S S.I, CRPF Delhi
Þ Jyothi K. S.I, CRPF Delhi
Þ Rajesh Babu S.I, CRPF Delhi
Þ Daneesh Steaphan Indian Railways
Þ Gijo George Teacher in Physical Education, KristhunRaj School Kozitholu
Þ Baiju Joseph Athletics Coach,Kerala Sports Council
Þ Janeesh P. Haridas MEG Hyderabad
Þ Bipin P. Bhasi MEG Bangalore
Þ Siju Simon Clerk, Kerala Forest & Wildlife Department
Þ Pramod Kumar C.R General Duty, Indian Army