Sports Science Team

Chief Coaches

Mr. A. Srinivasa Rao
Headcoach, Technical & High Performance Director
Mr. A. Muralidhara Rao
Headcoach, Technical & High Performance Director

Assistant Coaches

Mr. A. Akbar
Assistant Coach
Mr. A. Nawab John
Assistant Coach
Mr. Paramasivam
Assistant Coach
Mrs. Meenakshi Ganesh
Assistant Coach

Support Staff

Mr. Prabhukumar
Support Staff

Sports and Science Support Team 


Dr.Ramakrishnan M.S.


Fitness Lead

Dr.Marimuthu, Msc (Fitness Exercise, Rehabilitation & sports University), Ph.D(Exercise Physiology)


Mrs.Ranjani Dilip


Mrs.Meera Vishwanathan M.A.(Psy)
Mr. Sunkara Nagendra Kishore M.B.A.,M.A.(Psy)

Yoga Instructor

Mr.Balaji Kalaripayattu

This all-round development of the players is to help them strive, to attain a harmony of a multifaced personality.

The coaching activities of AKG pivots around the following:

  • Physical fitness sessions
  • Table practice sessions
  • Nurturing mental and all-round development through team games and management
  • Match/Tournament temperament sessions by experts
  • Motivation and body language sessions by HR experts
  • Providing opportunities for young players to achieve their personal best at International Level.
  • Team activities which involves team spirit like conducting team games, quiz programs, dumb charades etc. These activities hone the creativity and lateral thinking of the budding talents, sharpening their mental agility.

Responsibilities of AKG TTDC include – “Consultants”, “Coaching / Training” on “ongoing basis” and “Administration” of the SDAT – AKG – National Table Tennis Academy.

Our Services as Consultants and On-going responsibility includes

  • Technical consulting
  • Facilitating in setting up a State-of-the-Art infrastructure
  • Administrative and Technical Support for conducting and promoting the venue / facility for various ranking tournaments at State / National / International levels
  • Intensive coaching and developing young players
  • Providing Exposure for young talents to play with top class champions
  • Giving a multi-faceted exposure of the game with using “Robot” Technology
  • Planning the coaching Program / Schedules
  • Bringing in the required number of associate coaches
  • Spotting budding talents and nurturing them to higher levels
  • Identifying the deserving players for Scholarship / Sponsorship to achieve excellence in the game
  • Guest lectures by renowned coaches, umpires and players of national / international repute
  • Conducting Special Training Clinics periodically during vacations
  • Conducting Annual Summer Coaching for Students from various schools involving international reputed coaches/players
  • Bringing the game of table tennis to the reach of common man

In addition to the services mentioned above, AKG’s expertise also revolves around the all-rounded development of the players.

Sports is not just pure physical strength but a combo of a physical fitness, mental maturity, self-introspection, self-motivation, not to mention interpersonal relationship and teamwork.


The Table Tennis academy will benefit the players from Tamil Nadu and other states with sports providing all around development of an individual, it will enable the students to focus on their academics Branding SDAT at National and International level through its player’s performances, which is the hall mark of the internationally reputed coaches – Mr .A. Srinavasa Rao (NIS Coach), Dronacharya awardee and Mr. A. Muralidhar Rao, Chief coach, team India, along with a team of Asst. coaches, who have produced many internationals, Arjuna Awardees, Olympians and the first Indian to win the Commonwealth GOLD and Asian games.

Salient Features:

  • Coaching by RAO BROTHERs Assisted by team of Coaches
  • Physical fitness training
  • ROBOT Training Sessions
  • Robots will be extensively used for Advanced Training during Clinics, as and when required
  • Multi Ball Training Sessions
  • Special Theory Sessions on Playing Techniques
  • Special Theory Sessions by Experts on Psychological aspects of the Sports
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