Tarlok Mandair sitting 2nd from right with the Management Team of The Hockey Association

Tarlok Mandair


Tarlok Singh Mandair

Tarlok Singh Mandair was born on 26 December 1941 in Chak Mander, near Phagwara, Punjab, India.

His family emigrated to Kenya in December 1948.

He studied at Easleigh Secondary School from 1954 to 1957 and played hockey for his school house team.

After completing his ‘O' Levels in Nairobi, he went to England in August 1958 to study for ‘A' levels at Municipal College, Southend Technical College, where he played in and captained the college Hockey Team.

He further studied at West Ham College of Technology. He played for the college team and also the London University hockey team. He is a Vice President of Purples Club.

He played for Hampstead and Westminster Hockey Club and is a Vice President of the Club.

He also played for Southend on Sea Hockey Club and is a Vice President of the Club.

Ater retiring from playing hockey, he took up umpiring and administration. He was the Manager of London Indians for a number of years.

In April 1989, Tarlok was awarded The Hockey Association President's Certificate of Commendation for highly commendable service to London Indians Hockey Club.

He was appointed as the Hon Treasurer of The Hockey Association in 1992 and served in that post until 1995.

In 1995, Tarlok was awarded National Award of Merit by the Hockey Association for outstanding service to the game at national level.

He resides in Southend on Sea.