The Department of Physical Education, Sree Narayana Guru College, Chelannur is extremely well known for its contributions towards the development of sports personalities who have become national and international stars.With its outstanding achievements, the college holds a unique position in sports among the various colleges affiliated to the University of Calicut. Established in 1968, the department has produced a number of sporting heros and heroines who have won may prestigious and coveted honors. The major contribution of this department has been in the field of Volleyball. This department can boast of having produced players who were part of the National, State and University teams.
Olympian Tintu Luka, an alumni of the department, has won the reputed Arjuna Award for her excellent performance.
Abhilash N.P who captained Kerala in the South Zone Volleyball Championship was a former student of this college. Many of our students represented Kerala State and Calicut University at different times in Volleyball.
Our College Volleyball team with its ceaseless efforts could clinch a number of titles in the University, State and District Championships.The Men's volleyball team grabbed the university titles in 2000,2001, 2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2010, 2011,2013 2015 and also the
Senior district championship, District, Youth championship, Runners-up in College games ,Fr.Bishop Tharayil all Kerala Inter Collegiate tournament , Champion Volley league.
TRAINERS The real force behind these successes is the dedicated service of the trainers. Former HoDs Prof.K.M.Ramachandran Nair , Prof.K.Rajan, Prof.Anadavally C.P, Prof. Radhakrishnan . M.K, Veteran Volleyball coach , Sri T.K.Raghavan and present volleyball Coach K.P . Vineesh Kumar are a few to mention .