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Bollepanda J Kariappa

Bollepanda J Kariappa a sportsperson fron kodagu was born on 24th March 1967. He is one of the high performance managers of the Indian men’s hockey team.



Bollepanda Saritha Kariappa


Lisa Kariappa

Kushi Kariappa


  • School: St Annes, Gonikoppal
  • College:Cauvery College,Gonikoppal


  • Diploma in Hockey Coaching, NIS Patiala 2004
  • Hi – Performance Coaching Course, held atLucknow from 4th Sep – 10th Sep 2012.
  • Hi –Performance Coaching Course, held at Delhi from 16th Feb – 22nd Feb 2013.  
  • FIH Hockey Academy Coach Educator Course held at Kuantan (Malaysia) from 15th Nov to 20th Nov 2015.                         


  • He joined the army (ASC) on 24th September 1987, and retired in the year 2015
  • He worked with hockey india from September 2015 to August 2017 as a Manager – high performance (south zone).
  • He is presently working as coach of Indian junior men’s hockey team.       


Senior Men Indian Hockey team worked as Assistant coach from 01st July 2011

  • 1st Asian Champions Trophy – 2011 (Gold).
  • Champions Challenge Cup – 2011 (Silver).
  • India – South Africa Test Series – 2012 (Winner).
  • Olympic Qualifiers held at N Delhi – 2012 (Gold).
  • 3rd Asian Champions Trophy held at Kakimagara, Japan -2013.
  • 12th South Asian Games 2016 held at Guwahati – 2016 (Silver).

Coach of Junior Men Indian Hockey team Since June 2012.

  • 6 Nations Juniors Sultan Johar Cup, held at JoharBahru (Malaysia)2012(Silver Medal).
  • Europe tour matches with Netherland, Belgium & Germany – May 2013.
  • 3rd Sultan Johor Cup held at JoharBahru (Malaysia) – 2013 (Gold).
  • 9th Hero Honda Junior Men’s world Cup held at Delhi India) -2013.
  • 4th Sultan Johor cup held at JoharBahru (Malaysia) – 2014 (Gold)
  • Indo – Australia Test series held at Gold Coast (Australia) – 2014 (Winner)
  • 7th Sultan Johor Cup held at JoharBahru (Malaysia) – 2017 (Bronze)
  •  Youth Olympic Qualification at Bangkok 2018 from 22nd to 30th April 2018(Gold)
  • Youth Olympics 2018 held at Buenos Aires (Argentina) from 5th to18th Oct 2018(Silver)      

Coach of U 18 Men Indian team in 4th Asia Cup 2016 held at Dhaka (Bangladesh) Winner

Coach of Services team from 2004 – 2009.

  •  33rd Junior Men National Hockey Championship held at Jabalpur 2004 (Gold)     
  •  61st Senior Men National Hockey Championship held at Hyderabad 2005.
  •  62nd Senior Men National Hockey Championship held at Jalandhar 2006.
  •  33rd National Games held at Guwahati 2007- Gold Medal.
  •  2nd Hockey India Senior Men’s Hockey Nationals held at Bangalore 2012.

Coach of Army XI from 2004 – 2009 won various All India hockey tournaments.

  • MCC Murgappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament- Chennai.
  • Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament-Mumbai.
  • Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament- Kolkatta.
  •  K D Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament-Lucknow.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hockey Tournament- Delhi.    

Coach of Karnataka team in 1st Hockey India Senior Men National Hockey Championship held at Bhopal in 2011 – Silver Medal.

Assistant Coach/trainer of Ranchi Rays in HIL Season 3, 2015 – Winners.

Assistant Coach/trainer of Kalinga Lancers in HIL season 5, 2017 – Winners.


  • Kodagu Sports Award 2016 by Govt of Karnataka at Madikeri, Kodagu – Performer of the Year.
  • KOA (Karnataka Olympic Association) Annual award year 2016 – for Life time Achievement.