NELSON MANDELA METRO DISTRICT ACADEMY

 

  • Individual Athlete Program (IAP)There are currently 15 IAP Athletes in the Nelson Mandela Metro District.This program provides scientific, life skills and athlete support to nominated elite athletes.   The criteria for acceptance onto the programme are at least provincial colours, with the prospect of a medal at national/international level.

 

-Nelson Mandela Metro High Performance Hubs :

 

Judo Hub

The Judo Hub is based in Port Elizabeth and is situated at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth.

A total of 5 players form part of the Hub.

The Players have individual Coaches and they train 5 times per week at the ECAS High Performance Gym under the supervision of ECAS Sport Scientist.

ECAS also assist the group with transportation to attend training sessions on a daily basis.

 

 

Cycling Hub

The Cycling Hub is based in Port Elizabeth and a total of 8 cyclist form part of the Hub.

Mr Dennis Ehlers is the Hub coordinator, The Players have individual Coaches and they train 5 times per week at the ECAS High Performance Gym under the supervision of ECAS Sport Scientist.

ECAS also assist the group with transportation to attend training sessions.

 

 

 

 

Tennis Hub

The tennis hub is based in Port Elizabeth and a total of 8 players form part of the Hub.

Mr Luyanda Gugs Senti is the Hub coordinator and coach.

The group of players train 3 times per week under the supervision of ECAS Sport Scientist and Hub Coach.

 

 

 

Disability Sports Hub

 

The Disability Sports Hub is based in Port Elizabeth and a total of 7 players form part of the Hub.

The Hub is comprised of Athletics and Boccia athletes.

Mr Michael Louwrance is the Hub coordinator and group coach.