Charles Cornelius

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Charles Cornelius is an Olympic Medalist and Former Indian Hockey Goal Keeper who represented the Indian national hockey team in the 1972 Munich Olympic Games (Bronze Medal) & 1973 Hockey World Cup (Silver Medal). Started his Hockey Career as Coach for the Punjab Hockey Team in the Year 1977 and Retired as an Administrator-Officer on Special Duty (OSD-South Zone) in the year 2001

  • Selected as a Special Trainer for Hockey Goal Keeping by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) in the Year 1980
  • Served as the National Hockey Coach for SAI – Sports Authority of India and have trained both the Junior and the Senior Hockey teams (Men)
  • Been as the Selection Committee Member for the Junior and Senior National Hockey teams since 1980.
  • Successfully dealt with the State Govt and State sports councils, Snipes field stations, and Nehru Yuvak Kendras on behalf of NIS (National Institute of Sports) as a Zonal Officer for the South Zone (jurisdiction for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, and Lakshwadeep) for more than 15 yrs.
  • In addition, overseen and managed the Field wing Coaches of the jurisdictions with adequate first hand experience about the field work.
  • Functioned as one of the Administrators for the Asian games in the Year 1980, SAF Games in the Year 1995 and many other International Tournaments held in India.


  • M. S. Unnikrishnan (2 December 2011). "Arjuna Award: Will Charles Cornelius wait for eternity". The Tribune. 
Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Charles Cornelius"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA