DAVID LUNG’AHO PROFILE
David Lung'aho has been the head coach of Kenya Prisons for the last five years. He previously coached Kenya Pipeline and has been the Kenyan national women's coach for the last seven years.
He remains one of the most successful coaches in Africa, having won six continental titles - two with Kenya Pipeline and four with Kenya Prisons. He has also won the Africa Cup of Nations title with the national team in 2005, 2007 and 2011.
Lung'aho coached the national team at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games as well as at the 2007 World Cup, and the 2006 and 2010 World Championships. He was assistant coach of the national women’s team that participated in the 2011 FIVB World Cup in Japan.
Lung'aho started his career as a player with Kenya Commercial Bank, where he played until 2003. He is popularly known as Demosh among his peers and is widely respected in the volleyball fraternity both in Kenya and beyond the borders. He hopes that one day a Kenyan team will be at the top of the world.
Lung’aho is a father of three boys and married to Kenya Prisons' player Salome Wanjala. He is a uniformed officer of the Kenya Prisons Department stationed at the Kenya Prisons Staff Training College in Ruiru Metropolis - he joined Prisons as a civilian, but after going through mandatory military training has risen through the ranks to attain the title of chief officer/inspector.