Kumar Subramaniam is a Malaysian field hockey goalkeeper, playing for the Malaysian hockey team actively since 1999. He played pivotal role in Malaysia winning a silver in hockey at the Asian Games 2010. He also played with the Tenaga Nasional Berhad HC in the Malaysia Hockey League. He wears the number 16 both for Tenaga Nasional Berhad HC and Malaysian hockey team.
In 2012 Kumar became the first goalkeeper from Malaysia playing in a foreign league. He played for Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League. Despite having been in the national team for more than a decade, the Tampin-born Kumar has never featured in the World Cup or the Olympics.