Oct 1, 2020

Coaches Corner with Carl Spilhaus

Interviewed by Shana Devitt with the assistance of Tinus Diedericks

1.  Where did your coaching careers start?

Dale College Boys’ Primary School.

2.  Your coaching philosophy?

Getting a group of young men to play together, as a team, play hard and reach their ultimate potential.

3.  The best players you have coached?

I might offend someone as it has been a number of years – Keagan Daniel, Bjorn Basson, Malcolm Marx, Dylan Smith and Kabelo Mokheti.

4.  If you have to give a piece of advice to potential provincial players what would it be?

Work extremely hard and do not listen to detractors!

5.  The best coaches you have worked with?

Reg Hammond and Mziwakhe Nkosi.

6.  If you have to give one piece of advice to a new coach what would it be?

Get yourself a mentor!!

7.  The best moments as a provincial coach?

There have been many wonderful moments – being involved in the 2017 team that were unofficial champions of the Craven Week.

8.  The best game plan you have used and why?

Unofficial final of the 2017 Craven Week – won the game.

9.  Which quote do you live by?

“If you are going to do it, do it to the best of your ability”

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