The name of this Association shall be The Kenya Secondary Schools Sports
Association (KSSSA), here in after referred to as The Association.
2. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
(a) To promote and encourage games and sports within secondary schools in Kenya.
(b) To coordinate and organize all secondary schools sports activities in conjunction with Regional Secondary Schools Sports Association.
(c) To liaise, organize and execute all international sports competitions involving all secondary schools in Kenya through the approval and cooperation of the Ministry of Education.
(d) To promote regional and international competitions involving secondary schools.
(e) To be responsible for maintenance of all international Rules and Procedures laid down by the respective International Associations/Federations covering all the games and sports undertaken in Kenya.
(f) To work under the overall supervision of the Director Field Co-ordination and Co
curricula Activities, Ministry of Education, and liaise with the Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association.
(g) To identify, nurture and promote sporting talent in students and teachers.
(h) To raise funds and solicit for sponsorship for the achievements of the objectives stated above.
(i) To organize National Championships in sports.
(j) To promote National cohesion and integration.
(k) To empower Coaches, Referees and Officials through capacity building.
All secondary schools in Kenya registered with the Ministry of Education are eligible for membership of this Association through affiliation with the regional branches.
All secondary schools are affiliated to KSSSA through their, Sub-County, County and Regional Secondary Schools Sports Associations. However, private secondary schools will have to pay an affiliation fee to their respective Sub-County/County Secondary Schools
Sports Associations. The Regional bodies are directly affiliated to the Association.
These regions are:
e) North Eastern
g) Rift Valley
5. THE PATRON
(a) The Patron of the Association shall be the Director Field Coordination and Co Curricula Activities Ministry of Education, here in after referred to as the Director.
(b) The Regional Coordinator of Education shall be the Patron of the Regional Secondary Schools Sports Association.
(c) The County Director of Education shall be the Patron of the County Secondary Schools Sports Association.
(d) The Sub – County Director of Education/D.E.O shall be the Patron of the Sub-County Secondary Schools Sports Association.
6. COMPOSITION OF THE ASSOCIATION
(a) The Association’s Full council shall comprise:-
(i) The Executive committee of the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association.
(ii) Three elected representatives (the Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer) from
each of the Regional Secondary Schools Sports Association.
(iii) One coordinating CQASO from each of the Regions, elected by other CQASOs,
who shall have no powers to vote.
(iv) Two representatives from the Directorate of Quality Assurance and Standards, Ministry of Education, who shall have no powers to vote.
(v)Two technical officers from the Directorate of Field Coordination and Co curricula Activities.
(b) The affairs of the Association shall be managed by an Executive Committee which shall comprise:-
(i)The Chairman, Vice-chairman, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer,
Assistant Treasurer and nine committee members (at least 5 should be teachers).
Five of the Committee members shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Association and four co-opted at the discretion of the Executive Committee), one Executive Officer who shall be the Director’s representative and a deputy.
(ii) The Chairman, Vice-chairman, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer shall be Principals elected during the KSSSA Annual General Meeting. Such Principals
shall have demonstrable knowledge in sports. The Secretary and Assistant
Secretary shall be teachers involved in games who are not principals. Deputy
Principals who are already serving as Secretaries can defend their seats.
(iii) The Executive Committee of the Association may appoint sub-committees such as technical, organization and finance etc, so may the affiliates. The decisions arrived at by the sub-committee must be approved by the Executive Committee. Only the AGM can change long term and structural issues.
(iv)Any office bearer who resigns, retires from teaching or is interdicted
automatically ceases to be an office bearer of the Association. In the event that a Principal is demoted while serving in the position of Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer or Vice Treasurer he/she shall automatically relinquish the position.He must hand over within seven working days to the Executive Committee, which shall then appoint a member from within to act until the next AGM, except the Chairman, Treasurer or Secretary whose assistant shall automatically takeover and in the case of interdiction, until the case is determined or the term of office.
More details in the circular Below