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Celebrating our 1st Anniversary!

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A Sports Coaches Journey to Designation

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AGM set for 20 February 2021

The date for the elective Annual General Meeting of SASCA has been announced. It will be held on 20 February…

SASCA court matter struck off roll

Following court proceedings held in the High Court in Pretoria on 27 October, the matter brought against SASCA’s directors by…

“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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