E. Elavarasan

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E. Elavarasan
Personal information
Full name Elavarasan s/o Elangowan
Date of birth (1965-01-05) January 5, 1965 (age 53)
Place of birth Selangor, Malaysia
Playing position Striker
Teams managed
Years Team
2006–2007 Public Bank
2008–2009 Malacca
2010–2012 FELDA United
2013 Terengganu
2015–2017 PKNS

E. Elavarasan is a Malaysian football coach.

He is a former Selangor state team player, last playing for Selangor Dunhill state league side, Public Bank in the mid-eighties before starting a coaching career with them. He is regarded as a top caliber coach having guided Public Bank FC to winning the FAM League and gaining promotion to the Premier League. After a good season in the Premier League in 2003, he drove the team a step further by winning promotion to the Super League and finishing in 2nd place the following season.[1]

After Public Bank FC decided to end their participation in the league, he was signed by Malacca FA and guided them into the Super League on the first year itself. Subsequently he took the offer from Datuk Goh Seng Chong, the Vice President of Malacca FA to join his organization as the General Manager of Cubic Integrated Sport and Recreation. Both Arsenal Soccer School and Cubic Academy of Football were under him .

In mid-season 2010, Felda United signed Elavasaran after their coach, Reduan Abdullah, was suspended by the FAM.[2] Elavasaran guided them to win the Premier League and gain promotion to the Super League for the 2011 season. Elavasaran led Felda United FC to the quarter final of the 2012 Malaysia Cup.

On 18 October 2012, he moved to coach Terengganu FA, signing a 1-year contract. Terengganu under Elavarasan only managed to placed ninth in the 2013 Malaysia Super League, and failed to get past the group stage of 2013 Malaysia Cup, in what proved to be his only season with the East Coast team.[3][4]

For the 2015 season he joins PKNS F.C. as ther new head coach.[5] He was removed from his position as PKNS head coach in July 2017, due to a string of poor results in all competitions.[6][7]