KRU looking for a Head Coach for Kenya Lionesses

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Kenya Rugby is looking for a Head Coach to lead the Kenya Women’s National Team, Kenya Lionesses.

The Union  has advertised  the slot with all applicants expected to submit their applications by 20th June, 2022. There applications should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Rugby Union via email

The slot is open for individuals with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Head Coach in a division one club /Elite Squad.

The applicants should have a minimum of a World Rugby Level 2 coaching certification in either sevens or fifteens rugby.  The position is open to Kenyan nationals only.

“The Kenya Rugby Union seeks to fill the position of the Head Coach, Kenya Women’s’ Sevens National Team reporting to the Director of Rugby for the effective overall management of the Kenya Sevens Team,” reads part of the advertisement.

“The appointed person will coach the team, on and off the field, to a standard of excellence,
demonstrating a significant improvement over each annual period of centralization, enhancing the reputation of the Kenya Rugby Union,” it further reads.

Part of the responsibilities of the coach will be: to evolve and coordinate overall game strategy and technical approach.

To coordinate and supervise the Training Programs (Day-Week-Month-Season) based on
Game Strategy & Technical Approach and, produce and be responsible for the Final
Training Program.

To file the Season Plan and periodic reports with the Director of Rugby at the secretariat.

The coach should have an ability to balance team needs and goals with those of the administration of Kenya Rugby
Union,  set the playing aims and objectives for the season, lead the planning, preparation and implementation of performance program for the season in consultation with the Director of Rugby, Plan, record, deliver and evaluate all training sessions and tournaments, lead the Player Selection process for both extended training squads and individual
tournament squads as appropriate, including input from medical team.

The coach needs to have a  background that displays people management, people leadership skills, attributes and
good conduct; and one that displays excellent stakeholder relations and workplace co-operation.

Felix Oloo has been in charge of the side and led the side through to the Olympics while KCB Rugby 7s coach Dennis Mwanja was in charge of the side during the World Cup qualifiers.

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