Dear all,
This is a call for applicants for the position of the National Coach
for WSDC 2013 in Antalya, Turkey.
The National Coach will be responsible for training the South African
Schools Debating Team for all tournaments that fall within the 2012
calendar year and WSDC 2013. In addition, the National Head Coach
shall provide leadership to the Board and the South African debating
community on issues pertaining to the activity of debating, and
(i) seek to improve the standard of coaching materials in South
(ii) serve as the Coach for the SASDB at any international
(iii) be responsible for spreading debating within the country.
Applicants are required to submit:
1) A CV and brief motivation;
2) A coaching plan outlining their ideas for training sessions, etc.
The deadline for applications is: Thursday the 16th of February.
In addition, please be aware of the following commitment. National Trials will be held in
Johannesburg from 06 April – 09 April 2012, with selectors arriving
the evening of Thursday the 5th April and departing on the
afternoon/evening of Monday the 9th April.
Applicants should please send their applications to this address:
Tristan von Zahn (
The NEC will vote on the applications we receive and the appointment
will be announced on Thursday the 23rd of February. Even if you are not considering applying yourself, please can you forward this to whoever else you think will be interested. We are really pushing hard to receive as many
applications as we can this year!

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