Meet Our Staff

Your journey starts with a world class Coaching staff!

Our coaching staff drives the plans, culture and values at SRA. They combine individual- and team goals, so that players can commit themselves to something greater than themselves. We also use specialist coaches like Louis Koen, Allan Zondagh, Brendan Venter (backs); Pieter de Villiers, Piet Faasen, Ashley Evert (forwards) and dr Christo Spies (sport psychologist). Dr Jannie Brink (medical doctor) and an internal physio are responsible for the medical programme.

Warren Petersen - Head coach, Backline and 7’s coach
• Studies: National Diploma in Sport Science, Bachelor in Human Movement (North Western University - PUK)
• Player career: Play Boland u/19, Leopards and Boland Vodacom and Currie Cup, South Africa 7's
• Coaching career: Leopards (u/18, u/19, seniors, 7's), Pukke (back line), Durbell RFC (u/20A), Maties u/19, Maties and Maties Young Guns
• Also co-ordinator Coaching clinics
• Involved with SRA since 2012

Hendrik Louw – Conditioning and Forwards coach

• Former student at SRA
• Diploma in Fitness and Sport management(Eta), IRB Coaching (level 2), “BokSmart”, IRB Referee (level 1)
• Professional conditioning /personal trainer, coach Helderberg hostel, Vics u/20, different schools and clinics
• Assisted by physio and intern
• Involved with SRA since 2014

Francois du Toit – Analist and backline coach

• Former student at SRA • Diploma in Sport Management (Eta), IRB Coaching (level 2), “BokSmart”, IRB Referee (level 1) • Coaching career: Helderberg Hostell, Helderberg u/20, Vics u/20, schools, clinics • Superintendent Student Houses • Coordinate Schools coaching and camps / clinics • Involved with SRA since 2015

Support Staff

Meet our support staff:

Our dedicated support staff makes sure everything runs smoothly, and that students and coaches are supported at all times.

Alexia Rudolph – Manager Administration

• Manage reception and office administration
• Involved with SRA since 2012
• Assisted by Janine Adonis (finances)


Feel free to contact us if you have any queries or requests.

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