Meet Our Coaching Staff
- Head Coach
At a professional level, Coach Terry has coached the Soweto Panthers, in the BNL.
His national team level achievements follow below:
• He has coached the South African U16 national team, and brought home a gold medal in the Zone 6 games.
• South African U20 men’s head coach Zone 6 bronze medal,
At a Senior Provincial level, he obtained 2 gold medals leading a strong Gauteng side in 2013 & 2014
At the tertiary level, he coached Wits University 1st team who were silver medalists at the USSA tournament. He has served as USSA national team men’s head coach.
He also coached the Vaal University of Technology men’s 1st team, and won the following:
Gold medal USSA games, Gold medal Ashraf tournament, Gold medal GUBL,
Coach Terry heads up the Ekhuruleni Spitting Cobras academy, and is also currently the head coach at NWU Vaal for both the male and female teams. His ladies’ teams managed to win silver medals at the USSA games and Varsity cup.
He was named the Coach of the year in the GUBL in 2011, & 2019.
- Assistant Coach & Player Manager
Coach Welcome is the liaison person between team/coach/information officers and the office administration. He works closely with the Coach to bring about a high level of team spirit & camaraderie within the team and with all other members of the Club. As an assistant coach, Welcome is aware of the hard work and type of culture required to win-and he has passed this on to the players. He is a valuable mentor to the players and has dedicated himself to improving their basketball skills and advancing their careers.
- Assistant Coach & Athletic Trainer
As a development coach Emmanuel stresses sportsmanship, focuses on the fundamentals and exudes positivity. The development of the team is very important, and with his guidance we have seen the success of our players over the years.
- Team Physiotherapist
Thato is the team physiotherapist who comes in with valuable field expertise. Her bubbly character speaks to the nature of the team and augments the team spirit. She ensures that the players are physically prepared before every battle.
- PR & Operations
Acts as conduit between press and the team . She is the liaison for the team with other international basketball federations. She pioneers community engagement projects as well as pioneered social media platforms for fans and other bodies to interact and share in the ownership of the team.