Mangalore, September 6: Mr. Puroshuthama Poojary working as Physical education director at Shree Gokarnanatheshwara College has been unanimously elected as the president of the Physical Education Directors Association of Mangalore University College. Over the past three decades, he is working for Shree Gokarnanatheshwara College in Mangalore. He is functioning as the Vice-president of the Karnataka State Amateur Kabaddi Institute and the Secretary of the Dakshina Kannada districts Amateur Kabaddi association.
Since the past three decades, he has trained a lot of sports talents into the state, national and international levels. Olympian Sahana Kumari, Arjuna Award-winner of Indian Kabaddi team Mamata Poojary, Harold Pais who has performed in the international level, Harsini Kumari, Shrima Priyadarshini, Deepa Kulal winner of the gold medal in the Asian Power lifting, Amitha poojary who won the silver and others were trained under him whose sportive talents were brought to light.
The election was conducted at the recent General Assembly of the Association held at the Mangalore University and Mr Ilyas Pinto of Sacred Heart College in Madanthyar was chosen as the secretary and Mr Jairam Rai from S D P T college in Kateel is chosen as the treasurer.