Highest Level Coached: Technical Director of Rugby at the Aurora Barbarians RFC
Video Footage: Yes
Availability: from 03/04/2013
Husband, father and rugby fanatic. Love the game and travelling through it! Sharing my knowledge acquired in the 20 odd years I have been involved as player/coach! I am looking for new opportunities and challenges and ready to offer my services to your GROWING RUGBY UNION! I am currently helping with development of rugby in previously disadvantaged areas in SA, after spending 2011/12 in Canada. I am available at your earliest convenience!
Languages Spoken: English, Afrikaans
Qualifications and Accreditation(s):
NCCP Competition Coach (1247831) BokSmart accredited (BS-0737311)
Represented the Blue Bulls at U/19 & U/21 level from '94 - '96 in South Africa. The Teachers Training College (NKP) and University of Pretoria (TUKS) in the Carlton League from '94 – '99. Galashiels RFC, Scotland (1996 - 1997) Falcons U/23 in 1998 & Gentleman of Aspen RFC, USA (1999 - 2000) As coach attended & completed numerous junior and senior rugby coaching clinics. NCCP Competition Coach and BokSmart Certified. Since 2005 actively involved with secondary schools both in SA & Canada. 4 Years first division club coaching experience. KAIWHANA Rugby was founded in 2010. Technical Director of Rugby to the prestigious 3 time Ontario Club Champions, the Aurora Barbarians RFC in 2011/12. Selector for the Ontario Junior Blues U/16 Team. Guest coach at the Junior Blues training camps for U/15 and U/16. Kicking clinics for The Ontario Junior Blues Rugby teams U/15, U/16, U/17 and U/18 as well as the Ontario Blues Senior XV in preparation for the CBC and at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario all in the 2011/12 seasons. KAIWHANA Rugby launched their African Development program in 2013, facilitating rugby and kicking workshops in previously disadvantaged rural areas. Currently overseeing the roll out of RugbyRank Match and Player Analysis Software, all across Africa and Canada! Husband to a beautiful Canadian wife and proud father to a stunning daughter Trinity Chi! I love life and embrace the struggles and opportunity it holds. 20 Years spent involved within professional rugby on all levels, led to instill a winning attitude within me. "Rugby's not just a game, it's a way of life.."
Teachers Training College Pretoria
Coaching Ethics and Beliefs:
I believe in fair play and good sportsmanship with a winning mentality. Dedication, effort and 100% commitment can turn an ordinary player in good player, a good player into an extra ordinary player!
Current Employer : KAIWHANA Rugby Academy
Position Held : Director of Rugby