OKECH SEBASTIAN ONYANGO
Games Tutor, University of Nairobi
Cell Phone: +254 722 705965
+254 733 741 788
Citizenship : Kenyan
Current Position : Games Tutor, Kenya Science Campus,U.O.N.
Work Address : University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197 Nairobi, 00100
Personal Address : Box 28143, Nairobi, 00200
Marital Status : Married with 2 Children
Date of Birth : 16/04/1960
Languages : English, Kiswahili, French (elementary), Dholuo
EDUCATION/ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION S
2005 : Master of Business Administration,
MBA (Strategy and Human Resource Management),
University of Nairobi.
1984 : Bachelor of Education, (Hons)
B.Ed (Physical Education)
Currently, I am pursuing higher studies in the following stated areas:
1- A PhD in Business management at the school of business of the University of Nairobi
2- An MSc degree in Recreation and Sports Science at Kenyatta University
1. Governance issues and principles in sports
2. Psycho-social issues in sports coaching
3. Effectiveness of sports federations
4. Corporate social responsibility
5. Management and marketing of sport facilities
6. Sponsorship relationships in sport
CURRENT ROLE AND DUTIES
My duties include;
Coordinating student sports activities
Fiscal planning and control for sports activities
Teaching and coaching of sports teams
Supervision of student sports leaders
Organizing sports tournaments and fixtures
Supervision of ancillary staff
Planning for and procurement of sports equipment
Maintenance planning for the sports facilities
Marketing and hiring sports services and facilities
Preparation and revision of strategic plans
Liaising with National sports federations
Departmental environmental audit
Coordinator of staff and student improvement seminars and courses
2001 – To date : Games Tutor, U.O.N.
1990-2000 : Assistant games tutor, U.O.N.
1987 – 1990 : Lecturer in Kenya Science Teachers College.
I worked as a lecturer in Physical education and
as a sports manager.
1984-1987 : Lecturer in Mosoriot Teachers College
I consider the following to be the skills that make me most suitable for the job of Director of sports and games at the
University of Nairobi
My experience as a Trainer
Mosoriot Teachers Training College (1984 – 1987)
Kenya Science Teachers’ College (1987 – 1990)
Outward Bound Mountain School Trainer (1991)
Teaching/Training National Sports Referees and Umpires.
Teaching Life Skills to teenagers at church Sunday school
Conducting management and administration courses for sports managers.
My experience in Planning and Competition Operation Skills
I have contributed in drawing strategic plans for schools and universities for the purpose of sports development
and competition planning.
Extensive financial planning experience as the current National treasurer of Kenya Netball Federation and
Kenya stocksport Federation
Fixtures and event planning at university and National levels
Organizing Volunteers in pools to manage Netball in Kenya
I have promoted strategic values such as peace building, sponsorship, change management and
institutionalizing of sports tournaments
Extensive experience in competition planning regarding venues, resources, security, government links,
contracts, permits, health, safety, staff committees and finance.
I have promoted Record keeping and succession planning together with partnership formation as ways of
initiating and sustaining netball clubs in Kenya
My Organizational and Consultancy Skills
I am particularly keen on time management, resource monitoring, innovation, teamwork and Key result areas
which are critical in Sports management
I believe in prompt and accurate communication both written and oral including networking and applying
communication skills which influence people at all levels
I am able to work under pressure while maintaining strategic perspective and meeting set targets within
specified time frames
I posses business planning training and skills, analytical skills and change management experience which are
all useful in a consulting environment
I am proficient in MS word and PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Internet explorer which do contribute to my skills
My Interpersonal Relationships
My attributes include honesty, confidence, a team player, diligent, self-motivated and a hard worker who is able
to influence and build relationships
Able to exercise independent judgment and work with little supervision
Able to communicate information clearly both orally and in written in English, Swahili and French(basic)
I am sensitive to diverse cultures having widely traveled and interacted with people from Bosnia, Switzerland,
Croatia, Germany, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Austria, Egypt and U.S.A.
I believe in workplace diversity based on culture, religion, ethnicity, race, gender, age or disability challenges as
a means of promoting synergy.
I work with over 50 senior netball umpires,over100 school coaches and administrators in netball, hence I am
able to provide leadership and see things from other people’s point of view
I do provide support and empowerment to netball volunteer staff through capacity building and strengthened
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
(a) Refereeing and judging
International/East Africa Umpire – Netball
National Judge – Athletics, Field Hockey
National Stock sport Championship
National timekeeper – Athletics, Swimming
National referee – Football
National Judge – School Gymnastics
(b) Sports Leadership Roles
Chairman, Kenya Netball Federation, Nairobi Province
Treasurer, Kenya Colleges Sports, Kenya Stocksport federation and Kenya Netball Federation
Secretary, Kenya Universities Sports
Vice Chairman, Kenya Hockey federation
(c) Facilitation Experiences
Trainer in short courses for sports managers on tournament organization
Training of sports associations on design and construction of sports facilities.
Sports emergency first Aid and massage practice
Training National Umpires in Netball, Hockey, Athletics, Basketball, Volleyball and Football.
(d) Other Management Experiences
Managing University Sports teams and ensuring strategies are developed, targets achieved through
proper planning and regular appraisal.
Planning and executing training and development for student sport leaders.
Participated in designing a long term strategic plan for the University sports department.
Participated in initiating and implementing sports entrepreneurship projects.
Sports counseling for students in competitive university sport