A.M Sreedharan is the Santosh Trophy Coach for Kerala
His team finished runners-up in the Cuttack championship in 1994 and on all other occasions managed a sem-final birth.
Kerala team lost to Services last year while the championship was held in Kerala. This would be an attempt to grab the championship they missed by a whisker last year.
35 players were selected from the recently concluded State Senior Football Championship and the rest will be selected from the ongoing State Club Championship.