Prof Hans de Ridder

Director: School for Human Movement Sciences
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  +27 18 299 1800
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K3 Office Number G06
• Kinanthropometry • Anthropometry • Physical Education

Mrs Elennor De Wee

Adminstrative Assistant to Director
  +27 18 299 1800
  Fanie d Toit Sports grounds, K3 G05

Dr Elriena Eksteen

Academic Manager
PhD, MBA, Honours in Sport Science Honours in Recreation Science, B.Comm Sport Management degree
  +27 18 299 2023
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
Sport management

In 1993 I enrolled as a first year B.Comm Sport Management student at the Potchefroom University for CHE, which I completed in 1995. In 1996 I did an Honours degree in Recreation followed by an Honours degree (1997) in Sport Science. In 1998 I’ve been appointed as assistant manager at the Potchefstroom University Hockey Academy where I managed the academy till 2007. In 2008 I’ve been appointed as junior lector in the School for Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science. After I’ve completed my MBA in 2011 I’ve been promoted to lector in the School. In 2016 I completed my PhD in Human Movement Science (Sport Management) and has been promoted to senior lecturer in 2017.

In January 2018, I’ve been newly appointed as Academic Manager in the School of Human Movement Sciences.

Mrs Louwna Kotzé

Administratvie Officer to Academic Manager
  +27 18 299 1078
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, HPI, K21, 204

Prof Anita Pienaar

BA; HED; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  +27 18 299 1796
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K3
• Longitudinal analysis of Health, growth, physical activity and fitness in children • Affordances of Motor development and motor proficiency in children • Improvement of motor problems in children with differing special needs, aged 0-13 years

Dr Cornelia Schreck

Senior Lecturer
PhD in recreation science
  +27 18 299 1896
  Building K4, Room G11
Recreation education in higher education, recreation, leisure

Lecturer in the School of Human Movement Sciences at the North-West University (NWU). She lectures undergraduate courses in the BCOM and BHSC recreation degrees. Her research focus is on higher education within recreation degrees. She is particularly interested in graduate attributes and experiential learning as teaching methodology. She obtained her PhD in SoTL at the NWU on the topic of “An experiential learning-teaching model for recreation modules in higher education”.

Dr Mariëtte Swanepoel

Senior Lecturer
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (biokinetics)
  +27 18 285 2282
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
• Biokinetics • Clinical physiology • Bio-psycho-physiology

Dr Adele Broodryk

Senior lecturer
  +27 18 299 1804
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
• Sport Science • Coaching sciences in Athletics

Prof Andries Monyeki

Programme Leader: Human Movement Sciences
BA; HED; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  +27 18 299 1790
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K4
• Human Movements Sciences • Health-related fitness, and physical activity epidemiology and growth and motor development; • Body composition (underweight and overweight)

Associate Professor Ankebé Kruger

Senior Lecturer
BComm; BA Hons; MSc; PhD
  +27 18 299 1793
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
• Neuropsychological profiling / Sport psychological profiling • Clinical sport psychology • Cognitive behavioral therapy

Associate Professor Ben Coetzee

Associate Professor
BSc; BSc Hons; MSc; PhD
  +27 18 299 1803
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
• Sport science testing • Strength and conditioning • Autonomic nervous system monitoring and evaluation • Recovery and recovery indicators • Sport performance determinants

Dr Barry Gerber

Junior Lecturer & Manager: Clinic for Kinderkinetics
BA (human movement science); BA Hons (kinderkinetics); MA (kinderkinetics)
  +27 18 299 1773
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K3
• Motor development in children • Growth and sport skill development of adolescents

Dr Cindy Kriel

BA; BA Hons; MA (recreation)
  +27 18 299 4206
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K4
• Recreation therapy / Therapeutic recreation • Recreation science

Professor Dané Coetzee

Associate Professor
PhD. Human Movement Sciences
  +27 18 299 1792
  018 299 1825
  Building K3, Room G10
Kinderkinetics Research interests: Early childhood and motor development, visual stimulation, ADHD, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), learning related problems, sportsvision, early intervention for children, physical activity and physical fitnes

Prof. Dané Coetzee is currently an associate professor in the School for Human Movement Sciences at the North-West University, Potchefstroom (South Africa). Her teaching responsibilities include modules on undergraduate and post graduate levels as well as guidance to several masters and doctoral students. Since 2016 she is a member of the FLV program and participated in various conferences. In 2019 she was appointed as the program leader for the Kinderkinetics program. As part of the Kinderkinetics team she focuses on improving and promoting the importance of early childhood development. Several national and international publications have been published from her pen and she currently serves as reference for a national and international journal respectively. In 2017 Prof Coetzee received Y-rating from the National Research Foundation Researcher (NRF).

Mrs Alretha du Plessis

BA (Human movement science) & Psych; BA Hons (Kinderkinetics); MA (Kinderkinetics)
  +27 18 299 1799
  +27 18 299 1825
  Building K3, Office G11
Motor development and intervention programmes; Practice management; Case study solutions within a practice environment; multidisciplinary team engagement.

I completed my Honnours degree in Human Movement Sciences (Kinderkinetics) in 2010. I started to work in a tertiary institute as ‘n part-time lecturer and later a full-time lecturer between 2011 and 2013 while I was busy completing my Master’s degree. I have worked in an environment where the main focus was Kinderkinetics from 2014 to 2018. My background has equipped me with knowledge in teaching and learning, the practical field of kinderkinetics, multidisciplinary teamwork, and how to bring it to the classroom. I am currently busy with my Ph.D. and have advanced knowledge of Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Dr Henriëtte Hammill

Senior Lecturer
PhD Biokinetics
  +27 18 285 2562
Biokinetics, Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics, Sport, Injuries

Dr. Henriëtte Hammill is a qualified Biokineticist and performed post-graduate research in focus area of Biokinetics, Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics, Sports and Injuries.  Dr. Hammill enjoys the different fields of Biokinetics and have been fortunate to teach in the various fields of this profession.  Exposure to different aspects taught her that her interest lies within the Biokinetics profession’s rehabilitation of sport and the orthopaedics.  Currently she is teaching the modules, Orthopaedics for honours, third years and second years, while conducting research in the field of netball and fully enjoy the work.

Dr Pieter van den Berg

Senior Lecturer; Programme Leader
BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD
  +27 18 299 1802
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
Video analysis and coaching science

Mr Retief Broodryk

M.A Sport science
  +27 18 299 1863
  HPI Building, Room 215
• Perceptual skills and expertise • Sport coaching

Dr Theron Weilbach

Senior Lecturer
BCom; BA Hons; MA, PhD
  +27 18 299 2037
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K4
• Leisure behavior • Recreation Science

Ms Wilmarie du Plessis

BA (human movement science)(psychology); BA Hons (kinderkinetics)
  +27 18 299 1797
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K3
• Motor development in children • Visual-motor integration, visual perception and motor coordination • Obesity and hypertension in children

Mrs Yolanda Stevens

M.A Recreation Science
  +27 18 299 2038
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K4
Recreation, Management, Facility Management

After completing my Masters in 2004, I started as a lecturer for a private college in the Eastern Cape in 2004, with my main focus areas being management and secretarial. In 2005, I joined yet another private college as learning material program designer and in 2006, I was appointed as HOD for the Design department. I was appointed as an Assessor in 2010 at a corporate training company with focus areas being soft skills, management and leadership. I was promoted to the Training and Development manager in 2011 and joined the NWU as Lecturer in 2015.

Dr Yolandi Willemse

Subject specialist
BA; BA Hons; MA (human movement science); PhD
  +27 18 299 1811
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K21
• Sport Science • Sport Management

Me Leoné Wolmarans

Senior Financial Officer
  +27 18 299 1079
  Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds, Building K3 Office Number G04