Posted by: Norman Brook | February 7, 2014

SA coaching hero wins royal favour

Growing up in Scotland, Norman Brook wasn’t exactly fond of sport. In fact, he did his best to avoid it. It was to get out of rugby practice that he took up cross-country running. Fortunately for the world of sport, he discovered he was quite good at it, and ended up being the school cross-country champion.

Brook (59), who is now based in Cape Town, was recently awarded an Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to social development through sport, specifically in Southern Africa.

He manages the Southern African region’s Coaching for Hope programme, which is an initiative of Skillshare International, a volunteer-driven development organisation.

Follow this link to read the full article…….

Mail & Guardian Article

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