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Brian Manyeki’s passion for sports started at a young age. In 2011, he attended an MLB scouts camp in South Africa, where he learned everything he knew about playing second base. During his final years of high school, he also discovered his love for softball, playing for the Nazarene team.

Over the years, Brian has accumulated a wealth of experience in baseball, softball, and Baseball 5 as a player and coach over the years. He played second baseman for the Giants Baseball Club for four years before moving to the KU Sheriffs Team, where he played until 2021. He also played for the Wreckers Club as a catcher and second baseman since its inception in 2021. In addition to playing, he has also achieved coaching certification from a clinic hosted by MLB in Uganda in 2017.

As a coach, Brian has led the Women’s National Softball Team and the Women’s Softball National Team to success. He has also achieved recognition for his skills in effective communication, planning, and identifying the best players for specific positions on the field. He has an eye for detail when creating winning strategies for teams.

Brian’s success as a player and coach has earned him the opportunity to officiate in prestigious events. In May 2022, he was chosen as a game official for the Africa Qualifiers for Baseball 5. He provided valuable insight to the Kenya team, helping them secure a qualifying spot for the upcoming Mexico World Cup for Baseball 5 in November. He was later invited to officiate in the inaugural World Cup for baseball 5 in November 2022. He was appointed as the Home plate game official in the baseball 5 World Cup finals.

Brian has demonstrated his dedication throughout his career to improve his skills and knowledge continuously. He attended Bahati Primary School from 2002 to 2010, Ofafa Jericho High School from 2011 to 2014, and Kenyatta University from 2015 to 2020. In 2020, he also attended Alliance Françaises Nairobi. Brian possesses essential skills such as timekeeping, professionalism, and core mechanics, contributing to his success as a player, coach, and official.

Brian’s commitment to sports is evident in his techniques and skills. He learned the backhand technique during his time at the MLB scouts camp, where some of the earlier players remembered him for his backhand technique, going as far as to say that it was the best they had ever seen. With his vast experience and passion for sports, Brian Manyeki continues to be an asset to the community, guiding players and aspiring coaches and emphasizing the importance of communication in sports.

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