Kalvithanthai Thiru K.RamasamyFounder and Chairman
Founder of Lakshmi Ammal Sports Academy
K.R. Medical Educational and Charitable Trust, Nalattinputhur, K.R. Nagar, Kovilpatti launched LAKSHMI AMMAL SPORTS ACADEMY (LASA) during 2009 for both men and women under the age group of 14, 17 & 21. LASA was established in the memory of Smt. Lakhmi Ammal, beloved mother of KALVITHANTHAI THIRU K. RAMASAMY, Former Chairman, K.R. Educational Institutions, K.R. Medical Educational and Charitable Trust.
The academy is presently being operated in the Campus of Lakshmi Ammal Polytechnic College, K.R. Educational Institutions, K.R. Nagar, Kovilpatti.
K.R. Medical Educational and Charitable Trust in association with K.R. Educational institutions have been successfully conducting Lakshmi Ammal Memorial All India Hockey Tournament since 2009 under Grade B Tournament.
The aim of the Academy is to provide advanced modern Training to promote the game of Hockey in the region. The academy organizes coaching of youngsters, conducting various tournaments, organizing special Hockey Training Camps, deputing players to participate various outside tournaments etc.
- Presently the academy has 120 Trainees.
- The Trainees are being provided with a FREE hockey kit.
- The Trainees are being provided with transport facilities and refreshments.
- The Trainees are being provided with Insurance and Health Checkup.
- It also provides an opportunity for the trainees to interact with many former International Players to enable them to perform their best in their events.