Merwyn Fernandes is a former Indianhockey player. Merwyn played for the famous Indian Airlines hockey team in the 1970s. His name become synonymous with Indian hockey. He was a consistent performer for the Indian team. Merwyn with his body-serve and excellent finish was an exceptional forward. He was part of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal in 1980 Summer Olympics at Moscow. His father, Mr Joe Fernandes was the coach in P.M.M Inner wheel school (ambernath)for a very long period of time before retiring few years ago due to old age.