Our team

 
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Storm Trentham

Founder & Head Coach – UK Office

Storm is an extremely talented international lacrosse coach, manager and player for Wales. She has coached at national school level in the UK. Her Godolphin School team won the National Schools Championship four times in four years. Eight of her athletes went on to represent their country at the World Championships. Her experience as a coach also led a Russell Group university to the British University Championship final for the first time in their history.

Storm is founder and CEO of DBA Sports, a company that focuses on sports apparel, events, athlete management and charity. Her unique combination of a passion for the sport, gritty determination, endless energy and natural charisma continues to underpin the success of Kenya Lacrosse.

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Carolyn Butcher

Head of Operations – UK Office

Carolyn started her career as a Buyer for Marks and Spencer in the UK, she went on to head up the buying and distribution team for a chain of opticians with 52 branches. More recently Carolyn has been managing the marketing campaigns for an independent real estate agent. Both her daughters have played lacrosse for many years at international level and are volunteering as coaches for Kenya. The combination of systems management, marketing and having supported her girls through countless lacrosse matches, tours and training camps means she is an ideal candidate to make a positive contribution to Kenya Lacrosse.

Patrick Oriana

Kenya Assistant Coach

Patrick studied Business Administration at Makerere University from here he followed a successful career path in administration with BLD Consultants in Uganda. He was part of the Sports Volunteer Programme, Fields of Growth International, his contribution to this programme included supporting and supervising all in-country sports development programmes.

He has a passion for all sports and as he says, ‘sport has a positive and life changing impact on lives and communities as a whole’. He was Captain of the Uganda Lacrosse Men’s National Team who were the first senior mens African team to be part of the World Lacrosse Championship in 2014 and 2018.

The combination of strong organisational skills and team building, as well as his hands on experience of lacrosse at international level made him the ideal candidate to be appointed Assistant Coach to our aspiring athletes in today in Kenya.

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Hassan Ali

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING KENYA COACH

Hassan is in his final year at the Kenyatta University his ambition is to become either a professional strength and conditioning coach or rugby player. He has a passion for sport and is currently playing for the Black Blad rugby club, whilst coaching the U19 Women’s Kenya Lacrosse team. He has also taught English and Biology at St Joseph High School during his university holidays. These experiences have given him an excellent skill set for coaching. He is able to understand the physical requirements our team needs to perform at a high level combined with the communication skills necessary to ensure the importance of his training is understood.