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.

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Wodero Oscar

Kenya Assistant Coach

Oscar has a diploma in procurement and logistics management.  Originally from Uganda, he has played lacrosse for the past 8 years and was involved in the introduction of the game into this country.  He played for the Warriaz which was the most successful team in the Uganda league and was named MVP and most influential player in the Uganda Kings Cup tournament 2012. He went on to coach the St Mary’s Namagunga Girls High School who won the elite high school tournament five years running.   With these credentials, Team Kenya were delighted that Oscar accepted the role of assistant coach. 

Oscar says that this is one of the most exciting opportunities in his life, he loves the sport and the challenges the role of coaching bring.  He enjoys the enthusiasm, ambition and talent of the team.  He has had first hand experience of how lacrosse can change lives, as USA universities financially supported him through his diploma, enabling him to be where he is today.  As he says, ’I want to see these girls make it just like I did and I want to see them have friends who with be part of their lives even after the World Championships’.

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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.