Experience

  • Strategic Analyst

    at USA Rugby

    January 2019 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    Researched trends and data to produce strategic and tactical insights for the USA Eagles.

  • Owner

    at Gainline Media

    November 2018 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    Launched a media company that offered content solutions to Vodacom.

  • Strategic Analyst

    at Western Province Rugby

    January 2015 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    Research game trends and statistics to produce strategic and tactical insights for Western Province in the Vodacom Cup, Supersport Challenge and Currie Cup.

  • Editor

    at New Media Publishing

    April 2016 - October 2018

    Province of the Western Cape

    Served as the editor of Vodacom's rugby website, All Out Rugby.

  • Senior Rugby Writer

    at Independent Newspapers

    April 2009 - March 2016

    Province of the Western Cape

    Senior rugby writer for the Cape Argus for 7 years.

  • Rugby Coach

    at Schools, Clubs

    January 1999 - December 2012

    Province of the Western Cape

    Coached rugby from U13 primary school to semi-professional club rugby, including stints in the US and UK.

  • Rugby correspondent

    at MWP

    December 2007 - December 2008

    Province of the Western Cape

    At the MWP media agency I served as the Southern Africa correspondent for Reuters and provided rugby content to other clients such as Supersport, BBC London and other UK and French dailies.

  • Sports Management Faculty

    at ETA

    January 2006 - November 2007

    Province of the Western Cape

    Facilitated classes for ETA in line with their Sports Management curriculum.

  • Technical Editor

    at Rugby World Magazine

    January 2006 - December 2006

    Province of the Western Cape

    Developed, researched and produced a technical supplement in the monthly edition of Rugby World Magazine.

  • Contract Rugby Writer

    at SA Rugby Magazine

    January 2002 - January 2006

    Province of the Western Cape

    Features writer.

Education

  • Sports Management

    at ETA

    2002 - 2003 (1 year)

  • Journalism

    at Intec College

    1999 - 1999 (1 year)

Hives