16 July 2020 - NW1417
Kohler-Barnard, Ms D to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture
Whether any employee of any national federation was appointed as a manager of a national team; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what is the name of each employee, (b) which national team was each specified employee made a manager of and (c) on which specified federation rules do such appointments rely?
The responses received from federations are as follows;
SOUTH AFRICAN TABLE TENNIS BOARD
No employee of the South African Table Tennis Board (SATTB) was appointed as a manager of a national team. The employees of the SATTB are not employed to travel with national teams as managers.
SOUTH AFRICAN POWERLIFTING FEDERATION
The SA Powerlifting Federation does not have any employees, and is run by volunteers. The National teams are chosen by the SAPF Selection Committee, and managed by SAPF President Hannie Smith and SAPF VP (International) Heather Leighton when competing overseas.
ROLLERSPORT SOUTH AFRICA
Roller Sport South Africa only has one person whom is paid an honorarium monthly for assistance in the office. Ms. Kgadi Serage was selected as a Manager of a Junior team in 2008 and 2009. We don’t have a specific ruling on staff and team management positions. The selection committee selects the team staff according to the best suited for the specific needs of the team selected.
ROWING SOUTH AFRICA
Response from Rowing South Africa (RowSA) – National Rowing Federation affiliated to SASCOC and FISA (international Rowing association). RowSA do not appoint employees as managers. RowSA select volunteers based on impact and input into assisting with selection policy etc.
SOFTBALL SOUTH AFRICA
Softball South Africa does not have appointed employees.