Running Club

The Athletes Academy is a Boland Athletics accredited athletics club based in Stellenbosch.

The main aim of this athletics club is to ensure that athletes are equipped to compete at the highest level. They have the opportunity to develop their running and have access to excellent coaches, trainers, and facilities within the Stellenbosch environment.

Besides daily training, there is a monthly time trial that takes place from Stellenbosch Hoerskool. The Athletes Academy hosts several track and cross country events during the year.

Our Coaches

We have a dedicated and highly qualified team whose passion is to develop and educate young South African Athletes to achieve their full potential.

Ernie Gruhn

Ernie Gruhn

HEAD COACH Endurocad

SAAAU Level 1 coach

Zola Budd-Pieterse

Zola Budd-Pieterse

MIDDLE DISTANCE COACH - Schools

ASA Level 2 coach

Nolene Conrad

Nolene Conrad

COACH

ASA Level 2 coach

Jacques Jansen van Resnsburg

Jacques Jansen van Resnsburg

COACH & CONDITIONING

Degree in exercise physiology

Tanya Carstens

Tanya Carstens

COACH

ASA Level 3

THE EVENTS TEAM

Janet Welham

Janet Welham

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Chris Welham

Chris Welham

OPERATIONS

Ruth Robertson

Ruth Robertson

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

Coaching, Workshops & Mentorship

All athletes who are part of this program receive specialised coaching and attend workshops and mentorship to boost their elite athlete focus.

Events & Time Trials

Athletic performances are facilitated with special Middle Distance Events, where the athletes are able to perform against competive fields. Time Trials are set up to ensure weekly events and entry into chosen events are ensured.

Sunday Club Long Runs

Day: Every Sunday
Time : 08:00
Venue: Stellenbosch High School , Cape Crusade Coffee Shop
Distance: Decided on the day

TO REGISTER

Get in Touch. Get Involved

Endurocad was established in 2013, it is a non-profit company [Registration number: 2011/14068/08, PBO Number: 930/045/923] that is 18A certified

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ADDRESS

P.O.BOX 3016

Matieland

Stellenbosch

7602

Call Us

+27 (21) 8618251