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Sri S Kodanda Ramayya is a jewel of Visakhapatnam for he devoted his entire life time for the sport. He was the coach at the Andhra University training upcoming sportsters in Volleyball.
Sri Kodanda Ramayya was the first Indian to be International Volleyball Coach at USA in 1979 while he was working at the Andhra University. He is the Coach for the Indian team that participated in the 2nd Asian Volleyball Championships held in Tehran, Iran in 1978. He also worked as an instructor teaching the tricks of the sport at the International Volleyball Federation at Switzerland in 1989.
His efforts were remembered during the Volleyball Test Matches that were organized by him in 1981 and 1986. He crafted the teams that India represented and won at Singapore, Bangkok and Malaysia in 1987 and to Australia in 1990. He was the coach of A Rama Rao who won Arjuna and Dronacharya Awards - the highest level of recognition in Sports in India.