Staff Profiles

Mr. Michael Seikano

Mr Seikano

Faculty of Education

Sports Science


Location: Indoor Sports Centre 3028
Phone: 3554798
Email Mr. Michael Seikano

MEd Sports Science, University of Botswana

Seikano has been in the teaching profession since 2002 after obtaining his Bachelors Degree in Physical Education from the University of Botswana. He first taught Physical Education in Tapologo Junior Secondary School in Werda for two years and then went back to the University of Botswana to study for his Masters Degree in Education [Physical Education] specialising in Sports Science. After his two year graduate study, he was posted to Mookami Junior Secondary school to continue teaching Physical Education. After two years of service he was transferred to Seepapitso Senior Secondary School where he stayed for another two years before joining Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) where he worked for nine months as Programmes Officer-Technical. At BNOC he was responsible for running various sporting coaches training programmes through Olympic Solidarity funding. From BNOC he joined the University of Botswana as Lecturer in the Department of Physical Education, Health & Recreation in August 2012 to date. Before he started his teaching career, he worked for Barclays Bank of Botswana for seven and half years under different departments.

PHR 260-Netball PHR 421-Principles and Methods of Coaching -GEC141-Physical Fitness Through Selected Activities - PHR 302-Softball - PHR 422-Sociology of Sports - PHR136-Practical Coaching and Officiating in Sports and Games - PHR 263-Table Tennis - PHR 408-Mechanical Analysis of Sports and Games - PHR 262-Tennis - PHR 423-Sports Medicine - PHR 261-Soccer - PHR 314-Biomechanics - PHR 313-Nutrition and Sports Performance - GEC 148-Health and Wellness - Supervising undergraduate students’ research projects

Effects of nutrition on sports performance and health.

Co-supervisor for two Masters students.

1. Seikano, M. & Onyewadume, I.U. (2013). Comparison of glycemic indices of non-fermented maize meal diets and glucose in Botswana elite sprint athletes. Asian Academic Research Journal Multidisciplinary,1(7),127-147. 2.Sayed, I. & Seikano, M. (2016). Evaluation of fitness programme management in private commercial fitness centres in Gaborone-Botswana. Academic Journals,7(6), 42-49. Doi: 10.5897/JPESM 2016.0269. 3.Sayed, I., Seikano, M. & Faros, A. (2018). Prevalence and difference in obesity among urban and rural adolescents in South East Botswana. Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health, 4(10),1-11. 4.Sayed, I. & Seikano, M. (2019). Executives’ health fitness status: A case study of five public and private organizations in Gaborone-Botswana. Researchjournali’s Journal of Public Health.

In pursuit of academic excellence