• 06 November 2020 & 07 November 2020   : 12 PM to 8 PM; 9 AM to 16:45 PM
  • Venue: ZOOM

What is it all about?

The 4th Sport Coaching Summit brings best practices for all coaches. This can’t-miss event with presentations from top experts who…

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When and where?

The 4th Sport Coaching Summit will take place virtually via ZOOM on 06 & 07 November 2020.

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Who should attend?

If you are an educator, head of sports, a coach, parent, sports co-ordinator, Phys-Ed teacher, administrator or are involved in…

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Our Speakers

Warren Abrahams

International 7's Rugby Coach

Creating thinking players through chaos

Dr Eileen Africa

Coordinator of the programme - Stellenbosch Kinderkinetics

Impact of lockdown on future physical development

Dr Suzanne Ferreira

SA Paralympic Coach

Building a holistic and inclusive HP environment: Support & Coaches

Dr Shaundré Jacobs

Applied Kinesiology lecturer at Stellenbosch University

Do contextual factors matter in the elite sport environment of South Africa?

Programme

  • 12:00

    Welcome – Prof Wilbur Kraak – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University & WJK Coaching Consultancy

  • 12:05

    Opening address: Athletes make Excellence happen, Coaches make Excellence possible – Mrs Desiree Vardhan – SASCOC: Sport Coaching

  • 12:30

    Building a learning environment Prof Richard Cheetham – University of Winchester, United Kingdom

  • 13:45

    Impact of lockdown on future physical development – Dr Eileen Africa – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University

  • 15:15

    How can performance analysis be utilized to coach effectively? – Mr Brett Igoe – Leinster Rugby & Insitute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland

  • 16:30

    How do we create a culture of inclusiveness? – Facilitator: Mr Simon de Waal – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University; Panel: Me Babalwa Latsha – Current Springbok Womens Rugby Captain, Mrs Elize Kotze – Former Proteas Netball Head Coach, Mr Jonathan Mokuena – Former NWU-Pukke Varsity Cup Coach & Blitsbokke Captain

  • 17:45

    Understanding behaviors – Mr Michael Loftman – Orlando Pirates 1st Team Performance Analyst

  • 19:00

    Do contextual factors matter in the elite sport environment of South Africa? – Dr Shaundre Jacobs – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University 

  • 09:00

    Welcome – Mr Alex Kleinsmith – Owner: Alexar Digital Solutions

  • 09:05

    Pathway to Development: A netball perspective – Dr Kirsten Spencer – Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand 

  • 10:20

    Women in coaching: A South African Perspective – Facilitator: Mrs Ilhaam Groenewald – Chief Director: Maties Sport, Stellenbosch University; Panel: Mrs Desiree Vardhan – SASCOC: Sport Coaching, Ms Zanele Mdodana – Maties Netball Head Coach, Stellenbosch University, Dr Shaundre Jacobs – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University, Dr Suzanne Ferreira – Current Paralympic & Olympic Athletics Coach

  • 11:35

    The 4 Cs of Coaching as a Mirror and a Lens – Dr Suzanne Ferreira – Current Paralympic & Olympic Athletics Coach

  • 12:50

    My Journey: Your LifeMs. Desiree Ellis – Current Banyana Banyana Coach

  • 14:15

    Creating thinking players through chaos – Mr Warren Abrahams – Former USA Womens Sevens Coach

  • 15:30

    Disconnect to Reflect to Connect – Prof Wilbur Kraak – Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosch University & WJK Coaching Consultancy