Sporting hub has produced legends
SEE ALSO :School closed after Hepatitis A outbreakBesides swimming and athletics, he is a basketball and handball coach and currently chairs Kenya Swimming Federation, Rift Valley branch. Omondi has twice been appointed by Kenya Swimming Federation the manager of the teams that participated in the African Swimming Championships in Dakar-Senegal in 2006 and in Casablanca Morocco in 2010. The African Swimming Championships in Dakar was a big success as it was the first time Kenya ever won a medal in the continental swimming championships after they bagged nine medals; four Gold, four Silver and one Bronze. Omondi is also credited with moulding Kenyan swimming legends Jason Dunford and David Dunford who have represented the country in the Olympics. And how did Omondi, who joined the school in 1986 as a woodwork teacher, fit into all these programmes to emerge one of the most articulate and respected coaches in the Rift Valley region? When he left Maranda High School for the institution, which was then referred to as Kabarak High School, little did he know this was the beginning of better things to come. At first, he hesitated to switch from Siaya to Nakuru. On reaching Kabarak High School, the first person who welcomed him to the institution was President Moi “Wow, it was a great gesture and I was elated and got the courage to take the bull by the horns in tackling the task ahead of me in serving the nation in a new and fresh environment. This opened up a new chapter my career that has turned out to be illustrious,” said Omondi. All his four children have studied at Moi High School-Kabarak
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