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The OTSE was founded and created with the purpose of providing South Asian youth the opportunity to grow as individuals through competitive sports. Currently the OTSE operates with three leagues; OTBL, OTSBL, and WOTSL.  By providing the youth of Toronto with such avenues for extra-curricular activities, helps guide and mentor them through pivotal years.  OTSE provides a safe environment for youth to not only be physically active, but also allows them to network and create lasting relationships. In turn also helping them develop necessary skills and attributes that can most effectively be taught through competitive sports. Although all three leagues are operated under the OTSE banner, each has its own commissioner, set of bylaws, and rules of conduct. The leagues initially were catered specifically to the Tamil community, but after having such a positive impact on the vast Tamil population in Ontario, the leagues have opened registration for all members of the South Asian community.


Shankar Balachandran

President & Founder of OTSE, President & Commissioner of OTBL


Shankar is a local entrepreneur in Toronto. With a savvy business sense and personable demeanour he has successfully launched various businesses in the city, and continues to operate them, all while still managing the duties of the OTSE. He is currently acting commissioner for the OTBL. He is very passionate about providing the best possible experience for members of the South Asian community and is constantly looking for ways to evolve the organization.


Email: info@otse.ca
Phone #: 416-837-7454

Annojh Sinnarasa

President & Commissioner of OTSBL


Annojh is a multi sport god.  He is a member of various sports teams and leagues. He brings a unique blend of athleticism and a passion for growth for sports in the South Asian community.  Annojh is also the Commissioner of the co-ed South Asian softball league OTSBL, and a former head coach and assistant Commissioner of the OTBL. He is also a proven winner with multiple championships in various sports and continues to bring his winning attitude to the OTSE.


Email: info@otsbl.ca
Phone #: 416-877-7884

Thulasi Nandakumaran

President & Commissioner of WOTSL 



Thulasi is very passionate about women empowerment which stemmed from her experiences in Electrical Engineering and as a Software Developer. WOTSL is a solution for women who wish to play sports in a fair, fun and competitive environment. Thulasi started off her leadership experiences at the University of Waterloo, where she was President of the Waterloo Tamil Students Association and the Head Choreographer for the Kalaikal 2010 winning team, the Waterloo Warriors.


Email: info@wotsl.ca​
Phone #: 647-830-7130


OTSE is currently looking for sponsors for the 2016-2017 season.


Every year we try to spotlight a new sponsor for whichever league they would like to be associated with. Sponsors will be involved in their campaign throughout the year with OTSE. We believe in an approach to sponsorships where working with the established businesses, lead to financial stability for the league but also increase brand awareness and appeal for the sponsor. Sponsoring a league is not about just having your marketing materials present on game days, or logos embroidered on jerseys, but a sponsorship embodies the fact that we at OTSE are making a difference in the South Asian community, and that you would like to be a catalyst for our continued growth and impact in Ontario.


See the link here for the PDF that outlines our sponsorship program and everything it encompasses. Feel free to contact any of our admin if you have any questions. 





Feel free to contact us for anything regarding sponsorship, membership, volunteering, and other ways to get involved!

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