Technical Director Kenyan Tennis Association
Rosemary Owino is a dedicated tennis and general sports professional with a 10+ years experience in coaching and touring with top African juniors as well as assisting African Federations with their coaches and development projects. She is the Davis Cup Captain to the team that qualified Kenya into the Euro/African Zone Group II status in 2018 for the year 2019. She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor of Arts Human Movement Science and Honors in Sports Science. Besides this, she is also an ITF level III certified coach and a tutor for both level I and II coaching courses.
She has acted as the Fed Cup /Davis Cup Captain and been the Technical Director for Tennis Kenya for the Years 2016 till present.
Rosemary was previously the assistant coach at the ITF/TSA training centre in South Africa for 5 years, working with the top juniors in Africa some of who achieved top 30 junior WR and was later the assistant tennis coach at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria for 2 years, where she was also one of the mentors to the athletes at the academy with sports like soccer, swimming, athletics, judo, golf and triathlon amongst others.
Her passion and interests are in developing young African athletes and youth holistically. Using sport to improve standards of living and general education. She also has hope that as far as tennis development in Africa, the projects set in place today should ensure future increase in the number of African players in the top 100 of the WTA and ATP rankings.
This session looks at the gender based differences and misconceptions of teaching young girls and boys. It will help you to better understand their needs and simple ways to present and modify activities to make them more relevant, look at communication keys and some of the minor mysteries that face coaches working with young players. […]