Call For SA Youth Team Officials
These are volunteer positions for officials to accompany the South African Youth Team to the World Youth Championships annually. As the size and demands of the team increase,the inclusion of an athletic therapist should be considered and this document updated accordingly. These roles are unpaid but all subsistence and travel expenses will be covered by the competing athletes.
This document seeks to outline the application process and give a job description of each of the main Team Officials roles. This also outlines the requirements which a potential candidate should possess and demonstrate in order to be considered by the SANCF.
The significant roles are the Head Coach, Assistant coach and the Team Manager. In instances where the team is too small to warrant 3 officials, the roles of the Assistant Coach and Team Manager may be merged or the Assistant Coach role may fall away.
The Head Coach, Assistant Coach and the Team Manager are also members of the committee responsible for selecting the athletes to the South African National Climbing Team.
Calls for applications:
The President of the IFSC and the President of the Athlete's Commission are asking for your help! Write "2020" on your hands and post a High Five. Be creative, and the more Sport Climbing representation the better! #sportclimbing2020
ANNOUNCEMENT OF YOUTH ATHLETES SELECTED TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA:
Following the Selection Criterion held 25th ‐ 26th June 2016, the SANCF Executive Committee has endorsed the National Selection Committee's final selection of the Youth Sport Climbing Athletes who will represent South Africa in the IFSC Youth World Championship in Guangzhou, China from the 7th to the 13th November 2016.
Sport Climbing was one of the eight sports shortlisted by the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel. On August 7-8 2015, they presented their bid in Tokyo. Today begins a new era for Sport Climbing as it is officially proposed as a new sport for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by the Tokyo 2020 Additional Event Programme Panel.
Full IFSC Press Release Here -
Save the date! On Monday 28 September, Tokyo 2020 will make a decision on the additional event(s) to be proposed to the International Olympic Committee for the 2020 Olympic Games.