YMCA College of Physical Education was founded by Mr. Harry Crowe Buck in the year 1920. Mr. Buck was a pioneer in physical education training in India. The college stands as a hallmark for training physical education teachers, coaching the students who can teach physical education, skills and techniques of games, organizing sports competition and undergo research programmes. This college is instrumental in producing trained gym instructors, atheletic trainers, sports nutritionists and individuals specialized in sports injury management, aerobics training and martial arts. YMCA College of Physical Education is an autonomous college affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University. It is a project of National Council of YMCAs of India. The institute is accredited by NAAC as an A grade college. It is recognized by National Council of Teacher Education and Government of Tamil Nadu.
YMCA college of Physical Education which was established nine decades ago is visualized as a ‘Teacher Training’ institution which prepares full-fledged leaders in Physical Education with over all development of physical, mental, moral, and spiritual values who can contribute to the nation. In creating and sustaining fit citizens.TO PREPARE PHYSICAL EDUCATION LEADERS OF HIGH ACADEMIC CALIBER, WITH A HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF BODY, MIND AND SPIRIT NURTURED WITH A STRONG COMMITMENT TO SERVE HUMANITY REFLECTING CHRISTIAN VALUES”
Striving for excellence in Physical Education profession and allied sciences through dynamic programmes and activities and empower youth with increased responsibility of serving the community
To pursue global standard of excellence in teaching, learning, research and consultancy by self evaluation and continuous improvement.
Provide ,knowledge-based services’ to the sports industry and to satisfy the needs of the society