Aschin Klein

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Experienced and accomplished Rugby Coach with over twenty years of experience looking to leverage extensive background in Performance management, Sports organization and mass communication into a position as head coach.
Consultant Head Coach ▪ 01June 2015 – September 2015
Kenya Rugby Union ▪ Nairobi, Kenya
Mentor and lead Kenyan National Rugby Coaches
Prepare National Women’s 7s Team for 2015 World Series Qualifiers
– 9th Finish (Bowl Trophy & Best Performance and Finish at a World Rugby Event)
Prepare National Women’s 7s Team for 2016 Rio Olympics Qualification
– 2nd Place Finish (Qualification for 2016 Rio Olympics)
Help with Rugby Development Planning for Kenya Rugby
SWD Women’s Team Head Coach ▪ April 2019 –
SWD Rugby Union ▪ Outeniqua Park, George
SWD u20 Technical Advisor (Defense Coach) ▪ May 2018 – April 2019
SWD Rugby Union ▪ Outeniqua Park, George
SWD Girls u18 Head Coach ▪ 01April 2016 – July 2016
SWD Rugby Union ▪ Outeniqua Park, George
Prepare Provincial Girls u18 Team for 2016 SARU National Week
SWD Coastal u21 Head Coach ▪ 01March 2013 – November 2013
SWD Rugby Union ▪ Outeniqua Park, George
Prepare Coastal Regional Provincial Boys u21 Team for 2013 SWD Regional Competition.
Result: Regional Champions
SWD Girls u16 Sevens Head Coach ▪ February 2007 – November 2007
SWD Rugby Union ▪ Outeniqua Park, George
Prepare Provincial Girls u16 Sevens Team for 2007 Western Cape Games
Playing Career
Griquas Merit A Team
Head Coach: Gerwyn Alexander
SWD Eagles 7s
2003 SARU Inter Provincial 7s Tournament – Cape Town
SWD Sub Union Team
2007 – SARU Sub Union Tournament – West Coast
Head Coach: Bazil Manuel
SWD Amateur Team
2010 – SARU Amateur League
Head Coach: Mr. Padiage
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▪ Pro Active
▪ Self-Motivative
▪ Detail Strong
▪ Development Orientated
▪ Natural Leader
▪ Team Player / Worker
Knysna Secondary School
2000 ▪ Grade 12 – Matric Certificate
▪ Passes Matric with Matric Exemption
Rekenaarskool Boland
Microsoft Office User Specialist –Certificate
▪ Top Student of the Year
▪ Pass with Distinction
South African Police Training College
Basic Police Training Program – Certificate
World Rugby
WR Level 1 & 2 Rugby Coaching – Certificate
▪ Excellent Accreditation
▪ WR Level 3 Nomination from SWDRFU
Professional Training
Blue Bulls One Week Internship
Hosted by: Blue Bulls High Performance Rugby
Director of Rugby John Mitchell & all coaches from u19 to Curry Cup mentored me and guided me through the week, While CEO Mr. Barend van Graan led the guide and education of the administrative side of this franchise
Sport Coaching Summit 2017
Hosted by: Dr. Wilbur Kraak & Stellenbosch Sport Science Department
Prof. Wayne Derman – The Integration of Science & Medicine in coaching
Prof. Ranel Venter – Recovery in Sport
Dr. Amanda Claassen-Smithers – SA Institute for Drug Free Sport
Mr. Neil Germishuys – Coaching Individuals vs Coaching Teams
Mr. Peter De Villiers – Relationship in Professional Sport & High-Performance Systems
(Former Springbok Coach)
Mr. Sean Surmon – Creating High Performance System
Mr. Bennie Louw – Mind/Mental Coaching
Ms. Debbie Skinstad – Talent Identification
Dr. Suzanne Ferreira – Creating Performance Environment
Mr. Nico De Villiers – Strength & Conditioning
Mr. Kyle Brown – Player’s Point of View on Success


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