Kim Christopher, who oversees the course, noted all people that wants to turn into the sport’s coaches and referees are eligible for the training.
Christopher disclosed there are netball coaches and referees that are moving to a different level, as well as people who take basic training.
“We have targeted referees and coaches that are moving to a different level, and people who are learning coaching and refereeing for the first time,” Christopher noted.
The official pointed out the course aims at sharpening coaches and referees’ knowledge of the sport and equipping new coaches and referees with skills.
The course’s participants, as disclosed by the official, come from Coast Region, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mbeya, Mtwara, Manyara, Zanzibar and hosts, Dodoma.
“The national netball governing body has organized the workshop with the aim of improving coaches and referees’ knowledge, as well as nurturing new coaches and referees,” the official noted.
Christopher added the training is, moreover, preparation for netball competitions which will start in June.
The competitions include primary and secondary schools’ games, Umitashumta and Umisseta, which will take place in Mtwara, and Mainland First Division League that will take place in Dodoma in August.
The East Africa Secondary Schools games that will be played in Arusha in August, and the East Africa Army Games, slated for September, are also in the list of the events.