Maties Sport
Welcome to Stellenbosch University


​​​Maties Sport has created five operational units to streamline its activities and to place the focus where it matters most:

High Performance ​​​​Sport Unit

This unit aims to recruit and produce winners in both team and individual sports and to facilitate the academic success of student athletes through the athlete support programme.


Centre for Human Performance Sciences

This centre aims to facilitate research and community interaction, develop academic collaborations, deliver innovative athlete, coach and trainer education and infuse technology into sport coaching and training.


Recreation and Active Lifestyle Unit

This unit aims to promote the benefits of participation in physical activity, provide active recreational programmes that are relevant and appealing and develop new opportunities in recreation and community interaction.

Events and Communication Unit

​This unit focuses on planning and hosting events at Maties Sport's facilities.​

Cindy van der Merwe
Maties Sport: Events Coordinator

Kim Coetzee
Maties Sport: Project Assistant
021 808 9109

Gwen August
Maties Sport: Admin Support
021 808 9229

Products and Services

* Recreation and Active Lifestyle events
* International; National; Regional Training Camps
* Tertiary Events – Varsity Cup; Varsity Sport & USSA Sport
* National & Regional Governmental Events
* Corporate Events
* Community Interaction
* Commercial photo and film shoots
* Seminars, Conferences & Workshops
* Team Building Events

Maties Gymnasium at Coetzenburg


This word-class gymnasium doesn't only cater for high performance athletes but also for students and members of the public.​

Operational Hours:

Monday - Thursday

05:30 - 22:00


05:30 - 21:00


07:00 - 20:00


10:00 - 18:00

Public Holidays

07:00 - 19:00

​Contact Details:

Gymnasium Reception:

+27 (0) 21 808 9133


+27 (0) 21 882 8346