SA Men on Why They Support Women’s Sport

University of Western Cape’s Director of Sport, Mandla Gagayi, says being brought up his mother inspired him to give women opportunities that they were previously denied. Photo: UWC Football (Twitter)

In the lead up to International Men’s Day on Friday, 19 November 2021, SA men speak boldly about their support for women’s sport and paving the way for increased media coverage.

Sheldon Rostron’s Positive Impact on Women’s Sport

Former Hockey SA Head Coach Sheldon Rostron has a dream of making every sports person’s goals and ambitions a reality. Photo: © Terry February Photography

Former South African Women’s Hockey coach, Sheldon Rostron, uses his power as Director of Sport at NWU to ensure that women athletes are afforded opportunities from university level. He chats about his journey and achievements to date.

Reabetswe Mpete Nurtures Future Sport Stars

Reabetswe Mpete’s passion for sports and nurturing athletes’ talents has seen her spend five years working with SASCOC, playing an integral part in the Youth Olympics and she is planning to open her own management agency soon. Photo: Supplied

Reabetswe Mpete, dreams of opening her own management agency. For now, she is dedicating to nurturing South Africa’s athletes as SASCOC’s General Team Manager. She also tells Celine Abrahams about her career lessons and shares her views on the future of women’s sport.

Sport Savvy St Stithians

The vision of St Stithians Girls’ College is to be a "South African school making a world of difference" and through sport, it has established itself as a competitive force, […]