Jenilee Limada describes herself as a “laid-back leader” but says the WISH Women in High Performance Pathway programme is helping her to have difficult conversations.
Trinidad and Tobago women’s sevens assistant coach Limada was put forward for the programme by her union as she plots a journey that she hopes will one day lead to a full-time coaching job.
Limada, who currently juggles her rugby commitments with work as a graphic designer, prefers to empower her players to make decisions rather than rule them with an iron fist.
“I like to be able to be the person that they can come to if they need anything, but I also like the idea of giving athletes the space and time, and also the knowledge, to be able to figure things out for themselves,” she told World Rugby. Read more with World Rugby’s full story here.