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Getting to know … Nicolene Martin

In the next of our “Getting To Know Your SASCA Sports Coaches” series, we chat to netball’s Nicolene Martin who celebrates her birthday on 18 July. Here she tells us a little more about herself.

Who is your role model in the sport? Have you ever met him?
Cricket’s Hansie Cronje, the former Proteas captain. No, I never did meet him

What is the most inspirational book you have read?
Raising Talent – How To Fast Track Potential into Performance by author Tim Goodenough

What is your most memorable personal sporting moment?
The 2010 Fifa World Cup which was staged in South Africa. It was an amazing event and part of our history

What is your most memorable other sporting moment that doesn’t involve you?
The 2011 Netball World Cup that was held in Singapore

Where in South Africa do you live?
Paarl, just outside Cape Town

What is your favourite app on your phone?
Google – I use it a lot!

What is your favourite TV show?

Finish the sentence. My sport is the best because ….
It allows me to spent time with and work with under-privileged children

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