Annual Report – 2023

Annual Report – 2023

Chair’s Report It is with immense respect and pride that I present my first report as Chair of CoolPlay. Stepping into this role has opened my eyes to the transformative power of sport for development, and the dedication of the people who make it happen. 2023...
Khayelitsha Tournament – 2023

Khayelitsha Tournament – 2023

On Friday 20 October the Khayelitsha Champions hosted the annual local CoolPlay Tournament. Eluxolweni Primary school were hosted by Ikhwezilesizwe Primary school and U11 and U13 teams took to the fields and courts for rugby, netball and soccer matches. The school...
training4changes with Pledge United

training4changes with Pledge United

On 18 / 19 September two CoolPlay Champions, Mzie and Justice attended a training workshop made possible by traiging4changeS and Laureus. The two day program included theory and practical sessions which were aimed at enhancing a coaches ability to use sport as a tool...
Keeping fields and hope alive during school holidays

Keeping fields and hope alive during school holidays

On 3, 4, 5 April, during the first week of school holidays, CoolPlay hosted a rugby clinic for 100 children at the Cloetesville Sports Complex outside Stellenbosch. CoolPlay squads came from Khayelitsha and three local Cloetesville schools. This was an opportunity...
Annual Report – 2022

Annual Report – 2022

Trustee Report I’m often asked to give a quick overview of what CoolPlay does, and I usually feel that we need an extra LONG elevator ride to get the message across. This is because there are so many layers to CoolPlay, each as meaningful as the next that all have a...