Kanis Mabena

Head Coach


Kanisi is a retired Competitive Swimmer, his passion for swimming led him to embark and enroll in Life Saving courses at the Tanzania Life Saving Society (TALISS) in 1998, where he earned his certificates (Level 1, 2, 3, 4 and Bronze).


He acquired elementary and Advanced Swimming Coaching certificates from: Tanzania Swimming Association (TSA), Elizabeth Swimming Academy of South Africa, Aquatic Coaching Qualification Academy (ACQA AFRICA) and American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA).

He has FINA Swimming Official Certification and FINA Swimming Coach Level 3


He also worked as life guard, head of swiming coaches and life guards from 2000 to 2007 at the Wet and Wild Water Park. At the Mackriman and Cornelius school he worked as a swimming teacher and swimming coach. Apart from working with DSC, Coach Kanisi is now a Technical director at Tanzania Swimming Coaches Association and he also served as a Technical Commitee member at Tanzania Swimming Association

He is currently teaching Physical Education (PE) at Dar es Salaam International Academy (DIA), IB School

Coaching during Hamilton Clinic

Inspiring young swimmers

Exchanging experience with Hamilton Aquatics Coach