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No laps! No lines! No lectures…

No laps! No lines! No lectures… A few basics for coaching kids…you’re probably not going to like a few of these,…

SASCA mourns passing of Nocamagu Mvunyiswa

A Coach’s Role is Critical

A Coach’s Role is Critical A coach’s role is critical in the context of our society. What I want to…

What is the role of sport coaches and how can they influence athletes?

What is the role of sport coaches and how can they influence athletes? There are several reasons why athletes fail…

The 9 purposes of being a Sports Coach

Thanks Coach 25th September 2021

“I love my athletes but it’s about being strict … We can laugh but when we have to work we work hard”

‘Tannie’ Ans Botha

Welcome to THE
South African sports coaching association

Join our member community of professional sports coaching from the nine sports coaching designations, from apprentice sports coach to master coach and from the coach developer stream, from assistant provincial coach developer to National coach education advisor.

What South African coaches say…

“It’s wonderful that we have a body like this. I urge you to license up.”Rassie Erasmus, rugby
“It’s a great idea to standardise and get accredited coaches.”Graham Hill, swimming
“It’s a chance to take our sport to another level.” – Desiree Ellis, football
“Sasca assists us to be regulated as coaches and it protects our athletes because they know they’ll get the best of the best.” Dumisani Chauke, netball


Our Vision

To enhance the integrity, relevance and standing of the profession of sports coaching, that will benefit athletes, participants and society by providing high performance service to our membership of sports coaching professionals.

Our Core Values

Underpinned by a set of core values and guiding principles that affirm our identity and mind-set to advance the South African Sports Coaching Association’s position globally through integrity, accountability and transparency.

if you are interested in the potential of these pathways please
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MEET OUR sports coaches

Find out who the certified and registered professional sports coaches are in South Africa



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Sports Coaches



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