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Great Sport at Kovsies

Sport at Kovsies plays a very important role in the process of shaping and developing the student on campus. The achievements of our Kovsie sportsmen and -women are known provincially, nationally, and even internationally. At Kovsies, we have some of the best coaches and facilities, and offer competition at the highest level. KovsieSport also offers excellent recreational opportunities, including a high-performance (HP) facility for fitness and wellness.

Participate, get involved, and experience the fun of being a student by practising your favourite sport.

What do we offer?

To anyone who wishes to take part in sport, the UFS offers

  • The best coaching
  • The best facilities
  • Opportunities for competition at the highest level
  • Recreational opportunities, including a gymnasium

Our motto

Participate, become involved, be part of Kovsies, and experience the fun of being a student. Make use of the opportunities that come your way in order to become a fully balanced person.


For any enquiries or advice, call KovsieSport
T: +27 51 401 2580
E: spvdw@ufs.ac.za or dekockjp@ufs.ac.za


Bursaries: Frans van der Watt
Download the bursaries application form here.


DB Prinsloo

Cynthia October


Sarina Cronje

Frans van der Watt

Administration, Finance, Sport

Bursaries and Marketing

Burta de Kock


Dougie Heymans

Karin Venter

Janine de Kock

Finance, Sports Trophy

Godfrey Tenoff

Jonathan Beukes

Ben Zwane


DB Prinsloo

Jaco Swanepoel

Exellence, Gholf

Burta de Kock

Godfrey Tenoff

Jonathan Beukes

Karin Venter

Gunter Schröder


Rocky le Roux


Director of Sport



Athletics,Cross Country, Road Runnning

Hockey (Field / Indoor)



Netball Coach


Rugby Manager

Netball, Swimming, Cycling, Triathlon, Chess

Tennis, Squash, Badminton, Table Tennis




Basketball, Fencing


Athletics, Cross Country, Road Running










Sport facilities (See campus map for location of venues)

  • Pelliespark, the heart of the athletics club, with a modern clubhouse and all the amenities you need.
  • Three cross-country courses.
  • Shimla Park, the mecca of rugby, boasts a fully equipped clubhouse and an additional four rugby fields.
  • Five excellent soccer pitches.
  • A tennis complex with 18 courts, 2 fitted with floodlights and a clubhouse.
  • A cricket clubhouse with 5 fields and 20 nets.
  • Netball facilities with 8 courts and a clubhouse.
  • A top quality standard swimming pool.
  • A Badminton hall catering for table tennis, badminton, indoor hockey and volleyball.
  • A squash centre with 5 courts.
  • Two Astro hockey fields and a clubhouse with change rooms and 4 grass fields.
  • A fencing clubhouse in the Callie Human Centre with 2 pistes. 
  • Two basketball courts.

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