Memories of Hockey in Kollam District commence from pro-independence era. Anglo-Indians resided in Tangasseri introduced Hockey in Kollam. Their British ancestors of Anglo Indians played Hockey Tangasseri Infant Jesus Anglo Indian High School Playground. Later after British left India in 1947, the Anglo-Indians remained in Tangasseri continued promoting Hockey in their area. Tangasseri is known as the home of Hockey in Kollam. The students of this School, later as a part of their higher education joined several Colleges in Kollam and spread this game. Subsequently several Schools and Clubs were formed and District Championships and State Championships were held since 1959 under State and District Hockey Associations.