Management / Coaching Staff

Stellenbosch Football Club

Rob Benadie



Work Experience
  • Current CEO of SAS and SFC
  • Senior Manager at global consulting firm, Accenture (13 years)
  • Working in the Sport Industry since 2001, particularly Commercialisation and High Performance
  • Ex-Player and Chairman of amateur club,
    Bellville City FC

Steve Barker

Head Coach


Coaching Experience
  • Tuks (6 years)
  • AmaZulu (2 years)
  • Led SFC to PSL promotion (2018/2019)
  • Led Tuks to PSL promotion (2011/2012)
  • Played for Wits and SuperSport United

Wesley Sergel

Assistant Coach

 Sport Science Degree (Tuks) 

Coaching Experience
  • Tuks (4 years)
  • AmaZulu (2 years)
  • SA Women u/20 (2017)
  • Busy completing his UEFA B Coaching Course
  • Led SFC to PSL Promotion 2018/2019

Pernell McKop

Goalkeeping Coach


Coaching Experience
  • Cape Ubuntu FC Goalkeeper Coach
  • Bay United Goalkeeper Coach
  • Maritzburg United FC Goal Keeper Coach
  • Free State Stars Goalkeeper Coach
  • Santos FC Goalkeeper Coach
  • Provincial colours in swimming, athletics, basketball, boxing & football
  • National colours in football

Evangelos Vellios

Head Coach - DDC


Coaching Experience
  • Tuks Juniors (5 years)
  • Tuks Seniors (10 years)
  • Led Tuks to two USSA National Titles and the Tuks Varsity Football Team to two Titles

Garth le Roux

General Manager

 Sport Management Diploma 

Work Experience
  • Maties Sport Football Manager (12 years)
  • Age group provincial colours in Football, Athletics & Cricket

Angelo Kerspuy

Team Manager


Work Experience
  • Former Professional Football Player for:
  • Bloemfontein Celtic FC
  • Free State Stars
  • Mthatha Bucks
  • Stellenbosch FC
  • 2018/19 NFD winner with SFC as player
  • Played 84 PSL matches
  • Born in Stellenbosch

Ghouwa Manuel

Administrative Assistant

 Financial Management Diploma 

Work Experience
  • Joined SFC 2018/2019
  • Played for the Western Cape College Women’s Football Team (SACPO)  in 2011
  • Played for the Maties Sasol Ladies Team

Melcolm Loggenberg

Kit & Logistics


Work Experience
  • 25 Years at Stellenbosch University with Maties Football
  • Santos Ladies Coach (2 years)
  • Played for Glen Eagles FC for 8 years

Leon Korkie

Kit & Logistics


Work Experience
  • Sport Massage Therapist (14 years)
  • Worked at 13 Cape Epic Events

Ruan Rust

Head of Performance

 Masters Degree in Exercise Science (Biokineticist) 

Work Experience
  • Joined SAS in 2015 as a Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Moved over to SFC to head up the performance division in 2018
  • Completed his Masters in Exercise Science
  • Represented Maties Cricket whilst at school
  • Obtained his SAFA D license

Fanie de Klerk


 Masters Degree in Physiology & Sports Physiotherapy 

Work Experience
  • Physiotherapist at SAS since 2016
  • Head of Medical at SFC since 2018
  • Worked with the Namibian National Rugby Team in 2017
  • Completed his Masters in Physiology and Sports Physiotherapy
  • Obtained his FIFA Medical Diploma

Jason Rhoda

Assistant Coach - DDC

 Sport Management Diploma 

Work Experience
  • South African Police Services Officer (18 years in the force)
  • Currently part of the Social and Crime Prevention's Unit at Stellenbosch SAPS
Coaching Experience
  • Maties Youth Academy (4 years)
  • Maties Castle League Assistant Coach (1 year)
  • Maties Castle League Head Coach (1 year)
  • Stellenbosch United ABC Head Coach (1 year)
  • Stellenbosch FC u/18  (1 year)
  • Stellenbosch FC Reserves Assistant Coach since 2019
  • Obtained his CAF B license
  • Led Maties to two SAB league winning seasons
  • Won u/13 National Competition in 2015 as the Head Coach of Western Province

Menanto de Lange

Biokineticist - DDC


Work Experience
  • Joined SFC 2019/2020
  • Masters in Sport Science Candidate
  • Qualified sports masseuse

Sindiso Dube

Sport Scientist - DDC

 Masters Degree in Sport Science 

Work Experience
  • Joined SFC 2019/2020
  • Completed his Masters in Sport Science
  • Medical and Life Science Statistics using R
  • Certified in Growth and Maturation for Youth Athletes (BASES endorsed)
  • Obtained his SAFA D license