Keynotes, Invited Speakers & Sports Specific Seminars


Dr. Phathokuhle Zondi (South Africa)

Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician and Chairperson of the Medical Advisory Commission of the South African Sports ...

Prof. Pieter Kruger (South Africa)

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Director of the North-West University’s Centre for Health & Human Performance ...

Prof. Masamitsu Ito (Japan)

Professor at Nippon Sport Science University (NSSU) as well as the director of the NSSU Center for coaching excellence and the NSSU Coach Developer academy.

Prof. Ahmad Munir Che Muhamed (Malaysia)

Ass. Professor in Sport & Exercise Science at the Dep. of Community Health, Advanced Medical & Dental Institute (AMDI)...

Invited Speakers

Timothy Qumbu

Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sport Scientist & Manager Strength & Conditioning for SA Rugby Union.

Prof. Lize Havemann-Nel

Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Dr. Adéle Broodryk

Dr. Adele Broodryk is a senior lecturer at the NWU and is also a professional ultra-distance road runner.

Nelson Komane-Nel

Seasoned hockey coach with a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success.

Sheldon Rostron

SA Coach and Administrator with over 18 Years of experience. He has 8 years of international experience as Head Coach...

Dr. Yolandi Willemse

Senior lecturer in the Centre for Health & Human Performance (CHHP) at NWU and Head of the Sport Science

Faith Motau

Serving as the Netball Director at Volkskool Potchefstroom & holds the role of high-performance coach for MPA Sunbirds

Duitser Bosman

More than 20 years’ experience in the sporting industry. Expertise lie in the development & running of sporting competitions

Prof. Jacques Faul

Cricket administrator and has been the CEO of cricket for 21 years.

Prof. Martinique Sparks

Associate professor in the research focus area "Physical Activity, Sport, and ...

Prof. Jon Patricios

Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Wits Sport and Health (WiSH), Faculty of Health Sciences, Wits University

Dr Pieter van den Berg

Snr Lecturer at NWU and specializes in the Coaching of team sports, Video ...

Dr. Elsje Jordaan

Director of Sportisimo (PTY) LTD since 2003 and High-performance Coach ...

Dr. Bertus le Roux

Business & Operations Manager of the NWU Centre for Health & Human Performance.

Matt Proudfoot

Head coach of the Leopards and the new man in charge of this Currie Cup First Division outfit

Shaun Hulley

Career in coaching & administration. Head of Hockey at Die Hoërskool Menlopark.

Lana Krige

Attended the University of Stellenbosch, where she earned a BA in Human Movement Science followed by a teaching diploma.

Colin Powell

Qualified strength and conditioning specialist for the NWU Eagles Netball team at the NWU.

Helene Botha

Accomplished sports professional with a rich academic background from the University of Stellenbosch

Prof. Ankebe Kruger

Senior psychologist in the Centre for Health & Human Performance (CHHP) at the NWU & head of research.

Elsunet du Plessis

Distinguished figure in the world of netball, renowned for her exceptional skills and leadership both as a player

Sports Specific Seminars

Kwena Mosime

Soccer Convenor
(Group size capped to 40)

Sheldon Rostron

Hockey Convenor
(Group size capped to 40)

Dr. Pieter van den Berg

Rugby Convenor
(Group size capped to 40)

Dr. Yolandi Willemse

Netball Convenor
(Group size capped to 30)

Dr. Adéle Broodryk

Athletics Convenor