coaching

RACO hosts regular practical training sessions where beginners learn vital skills and experienced orienteers refine theirs.

Contact Details:

For further details email: coach@racorienteers.co.za or phone Tania 082 902 6097

The 2020 Coaching Team

Tania Wimberley - Coach

Tania has been involved in orienteering since 1998, has represented South Africa at international level on several occasions and is a multiple holder of various ladies Open Championship titles. She has attended various coaching clinics provided by International Orienteers and began providing regular coaching sessions to RACO members in 2009. Tania is a member of the SAOF National Coaching commission and the architect of the YOC skills quest, a learning system focussed on the youth. In 2011 she created and co presented the first SAOF teachers training course-aimed at high school children. During the course of 2012 and 2013 Tania received training from the British Orienteering Federation in the UK Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Orienteering. She was awarded her level 2 qualification in coaching in September 2013 and is now officially registered with the SAOF as a level 2 coach.



Zoe Brentano-Coach

Zoe has represented SA at the Junior World Orienteering Champs on two occasions and was a member of the SA Senior National High Performance Squad for several years. She began orienteering in 2003 and has been privileged to participate in various national training camps, both locally and abroad. Zoe joined the RACO coaching team in 2011. During the course of 2012 and 2013 Zoe received training from the British Orienteering Federation in the UK Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Orienteering. She was awarded her level 2 qualification in coaching in September 2013 and is now officially registered with the SAOF as a level 2 coach

NEXT GENERATION COACHES

Training of further SAOF Level 1 Coaches

The long weekend of 9 to 11 August 2019 saw the third delivery of SAOF Orienteering Coach Assistant training course.

The Coach Assistant is the first designation within the SA Coaching Framework (SACF), often referred to as a Level 1 coach by many sporting federations. The delivery of this program was the product of the commitment of the SAOF management committee in 2011 to develop a formal coaching structure aligned with the SACF.