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Mr. S. Shanmugam

Name : Mr. S. Shanmugam
Date of Birth : 07.10.1962
Father : Mr. K.P.Sundaram
Mother : Mrs. S.Meenatchi ammal
Spouse : Mrs. S. Renuka
Children : Selvan. S.Aswin kumar
Selvi. S.Krishnitha

Mr S.Shanmugam is fourth born child of gifted couple mr.k.p.sundaram and mrs and mrs.meenachiammal . He has one elder brother ,two elder sister and one younger brother.he has two brilliant children , one boy and one girl.namely aswin kumar and krishnitha. He had developed enormous interest towards football evec from his primary school days n.n.m.hr.sec.school ground situated near mariamman kovil was the paradise for his early period football. He spent most of the time,at the play ground in n.m.m.hr.sec.sec.school Dindigul apert from his school hours.

He captained st.mary's hr.sec.school football team ,which participated in the school state football team championship . He was nurtured by mr.arockiadass a veteran football player of those days.mr.arockiasamy p.e.t quided him for the betterment of his game. Whil he did his hr sec education in n.m.m.hr.sec.school,mr loganathan a very good football player and p.e.t.coached him well and uplifted his performance in football.coronation football club players mr.k.ganesan and mr.s.gnanam were at his mercy for any kind of help in development of his football carrier.

He participated in the Tamilnadu sub junior football team selection trials at Madurai . While he had a strong confidence of being selected to the state team,he got only stand by position,which hurt him very much. Being hurt he showed excellent performance in the coaching camp and that fetched him the captaincy of Tamilnadu sub junior football team. The state team in which he participated in the sub junior nationals entered the semi-finals in 1981. Very next year,he was selected to represent Tamilnadu junior football team. This participated in the junior national football championship in 1982.

After his schooling ,he joined in G.T.N. arts college Dindigul to pursue higher education.durin his college days, he represented and captained the college team .he was selected to represent m.k.university football team teice and participated in the inter university football tournaments during 1983-84 and 1984-1985,he was also holding the position of asst secretary in the Dindigul football association afterwards. at present he is the hony.secretary of Dindigul district football association.After his college study,he joined as sports co-ordinator in the soundaraja mills Dindigul.at that period he organized and maintained a very good football team namely soundaraja mills football team. this earned and fame of the mills .he maintained good players and good football team .he helped many players (more then 15 players)to get job opportunities in the transports and other departments of state government.

Those players were well settled in their life by focusing football ,by getting jobes in anna transports corporation and maruthupandiar transports corporation . He also jointed in anna transports corporation ,salem and won many tournaments .when he was playing for anna transports corporation , we was spotted and offered employment in T.N.E.B while he was playing for T.N.E.B foot ball teams , he was the star performer and brought more laurels to T.N.E.B and he was the regular player of Tamilnadu Football Team in 1985 and 1986 he participated in the Santhose Trophy representing Tamilnadu Team.

Then he got transferto Dindigul District and he is the Sports-in -charge of Dindigul Circle of T.N.E.B He is king pin for the development of Football in Dindigul District. He is the hony.Secretary of Dindigul district Football Association and held important positions in Tamilnadu Football association.

At that time he shouldered more responsibilities for its development,conducting selection trials and coaching camps for Tamilnadu football teams in various categories including women team. During his valuable service as the hony.secretary of Dindigul district football association he conducted many state championships,and two women national championships at Dindigul state level and all india level.

Now he is the chairman of the women committee of TFA .he is the key person to develop women football in tamilnadu .the results of his ambition Tamilnadu women had emerged winners and runners in common nationals more over Dindigul women players used to future themselves in Tamilnadu teams and Indian teams.

EB tournaments at Dindigul we may courageously say that Dindigul was spotted by Tamilnadu football association and all india football federation only during his tenure .with his wise for thinking ,he started to conduct tournament for u-10boys in district, a pioneer scheme in india .a;ll sports lovers and well-wishers sports sports organizations and other associations even by Tamilnadu football association it.all india football federation appreciated the scheme and mr.s.shanmugam.

Being the honey. Secretary of Dindigul District Football Association, he conducted the following Tournaments at Dindigul.

  • G.S. Challenge Trophy
  • All India E.B Football Championship
  • Champion Clubs Football Tournament
  • Sub Junior State Championship
  • Junior State Championship
  • Paramasivam Memorial Trolling Cup for Winners and Arasan Real Estate Shield for Runners(Five-a-side)U-10 Boys.
  • T.N.E.B. Trophy State Level Football Tournament
  • SKC's Trust Memorial Trolling Cup for Winners and Arasan real Estate Shield for Runners (U-14 Boys)
  • Coaching Camp for Tamilnadu Senior Women Team
  • G.S Silver jubilee Festival B' Tournament
  • Setting Grass Football Field at S.D.A.T. Stadium and conducted National Championship
  • Nursery (U-13) state Championship
  • U-17 Girls National Football Championship -2004
  • U-19 Girls Junior National Football Championship -2007 under Floodlight
  • TFA Platinum jubilee Celebration Exhibition matches between TFAXI U/S Malaysian XI on 07-02-2010 at SDAT Stadium.


  1. Hon. Secretary - Dindigul District Football Association
  2. Vice President - Dindigul District Volleyball Association
  3. Vice President - Dindigul District Fencing and Handball Association
  4. Member - Tamilnadu Football Team Selection Committee
  5. Secretary - Dindigul District Stadium Committee
  6. Vice President - Parent Teacher Association N.M.M. Hr. Sec. School, Dindigul
  7. Vice President - St. Mary's Hr. Sec. School, Alumni Association, Dindigul.
  8. Chairman - Women Committee of Tamilnadu Football Association
  9. Member - Southern Railway Consultative Committee


  1. Sub Junior Boys State Championship Finalist - Runners-up Semi
  2. Youth State Championship - Runners-up (Twice)
  3. Senior state Championship - Winners
  4. Junior state Championship - Winners
  5. U-13 Nursery State Championship - Winners
  6. Junior Women State Championship - Winners
  7. Senior Women State Championship - Winners
  8. Girls Schools State Championship - Winners
  9. Girls Schools All India Football Championship - Winners
  10. Boys Schools State Championship - Winners
  11. Junior Women Nationals Semifinalist - Runners-up
  12. Senior Women Nationals - Semifinalist
  13. More then 20 players represented Tamilnadu in national Championship.
  14. More then 30 players (Women) represented Tamilnadu in national Championship.
  15. One Girl represented Indian Team.
  16. One Boy Attended Indian Team Coaching Camp (u-13 Boys).
  17. Two Boys Attended Junior India Coaching Camp.
  18. Two Girls Attended Women Junior Indian Team Coaching Camp.
  19. More than 40 Referees have been produced in Dindigul district.
  20. Seven A.F.C Coaches have been produced in Dindigul District.


Playing Kits, like football Boots, Jerseys were donated to football players of Dindigul District who are very poor. These Facilities were extended to other Associations like Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Kabaddi, Hockey, Volleyball, Silambam, Ect., HE donated to conduct State Level Tournament of Various Games like Basketball, Volleyball, Kabaddi, etc., College Fees and School Fees were paid many Players and poor Students. He helped players employees and friends by shouldering their bonders to meet the imported as well as unexpected expenses like wedding, funeral and medical expenses.

All his deeded for the welfare of the society is supported by Almighty. His Family and Friends are ready to render any help to him at anytime to execute his good wishes to promote the game and the Society.

Let the Almighty Shower on him the Wealth and health.

Compiled by,
E.C Member , DDFA
Director , Youth Soccer Development