KRU Hosts Successful High-Performance Workshop
13 January 2016, 13:41
Nairobi - Friday 8 January 2016 saw Kenya Rugby conduct a milestone
High-Performance Seminar in Nairobi. The seminar, facilitated by the
organization's Chief Executive Officer Ronald Bukusi and former Kenya
Sevens Head Coach Felix Ochieng, was attended by the management teams of
the fifteens, sevens, women's and U19 national squads as well as Kenya
Rugby Director of National Squads Oscar Mango.
Speaking after the workshop, Bukusi said, "We intend to develop this
theme further and develop a workshop for clubs and various affiliates
later on in the year. In 2016, we want to renew focus on the development
of coaches, match officials, managers and develop clear pathways for
them to grow in their chosen fields."
Ochieng, in his remarks, said, “This workshop is about us
brainstorming, my role is to facilitate and inspire direction in terms
of where we are going,what are our values as a union and how we can work
on those values.”
" The next step is to improve and excel by being creative , embracing change and being honest with ourselves" - Dominique Habimana, Kenya Fifteens Assistant Coach
" There will be better involvement in how we run the team, and there
shall also be increased involvement with the other national squads." - Benjamin Ayimba, Kenya Sevens Head Coach
"High performance has been demystified, the ice has been broken. Out of
this we can now collaborate with the other national squads that seem to
have been lagging behind." - Geoffrey Kimani, Kenya Sevens Strength & Conditioning Coach
"This workshop took a Kenyan approach to our situations. We have all we
need and it is all about turning our minds around to attain high
performance." - Mike Shamiah, Kenya Lionesses Sevens Head Coach
"We have learnt so much from this seminar. It is an progressive exercise that will enable us go far." - Sarah Otieno, Kenya Lionesses Team Manager.
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