Faculty Members

Faculty for the Sports Management program comprises of CEOs, Sports personalities and academicians in the sports education. With the wide-range of knowledge and experience in academic, corporate sectors, industry practices and corporate governance make the faculty team of Sports Management Course Program. Further, students have an opportunity to listen to CEOs from well-known sports management companies, former sports celebrities, etc., in the form of Guest Lectures.

Dr. Neravanda Bopaiah Suresh
Center Incharge of Sports Authority of India (SAI)
Thalassery, Kerala

Dr.Neravanda Bopaiah Suresh started his Sports Education career as Lecturer in Volleyball at SAI Southern Center, Bangalore. His long service as SAI Volleyball Coach at SAI, University of Mysore, Mysore, brought several accolades and won many laurels at International levels for the University. Currently Dr. Suresh is Center-Incharge of SAI, Thalassery, Kerala. His passion and research in sports administration and business is published in journals, conference proceedings and academic publications

Mr. C.K.Muralidharan

Freelance sports Journalist. He has rich experience in sports journalism writing for the last 25 years. He is the Sports correspondent for "The Hindu" based in Mysore and have been contributing to the National daily for the last 15 years. He is also a contributor on sports articles for the local daily Star of Mysore. He has his own website on sports www.mysoresport.com, the only sports news website in Mysore city for the last 15 years.

Mr. M.J. Charan

Mr. M.J. Charan, B.E., ITF-Level 2, PTR (USA) is a former Director at National Tennis Academy, New Delhi, part of All India Tennis Association, New Delhi (the governing body of Indian Tennis) and has worked as a Tennis Professional in USA, has more than 25 years of playing and coaching experience. He started his tennis career in 1980 and was ranked No.1 in Karnataka State, ranked at the National Level, All India Inter-University (News) Champions (The ‘Record’ that still stands today). Karnataka Inter-Engg Colleges Champion Awarded the ‘Best Sportsman’ at College level and University level. Travelled abroad, with the Tennis teams, etc. Qualified from the world’s Best Tennis Teaching Organizations ‘United States Professional Tennis Registry’ (USPTR), South Carolina, USA and Nationally Qualified with a level-2 from All India Tennis Association (AITA), New Delhi, India. His students have performed well at National and International level Tennis Tournaments.

Mr. Charan is currently the Director of Free MountSports and Charan Academy of Tennis.


Mr. Raghav Prasad K

Mr. Raghav Prasad K. is a researcher in the area of Sports Marketing and faculty in  Marketing and HRM for the Under Graduate and Post Graduate Program. Mr. Raghav being a certified tennis coach from USPTR also holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Mysore. 

Mr. Raghav is an active State Lawn Tennis Player has represented University of Mysore in Tennis for 3 Consecutive Years and Captained the University of Mysore Lawn Tennis Team. His expertise in coaching and sports management has benefited many academies and institutions. He has successfully trained many young sports enthusiasts in Tennis. 


Mr. RV Raman

Mr. RV Raman has over 23 years of domestic and international experience in business management and marketing. Mr. RV Raman, is currently Vice President, Branding and Sport.

He started his career with Ogilvy Advertising before moving to DentsuInc to set up and run its India operations. Raman subsequently established and managed the fast moving Health Goods division of Himalaya. All this experience with a diverse set of brands and marketing challenges was channelized in him being associated with some leading brand consultancy firms and a start-up in the computational marketing arena.