The Centre for Sport Leadership
The Centre for Sport Leadership was established as a unit within Maties Sport in 2019 with the aim of expanding the academic footprint of sport at Stellenbosch University. It acts as an interface between sport and the academic community by pursuing four broad activity streams:
Current research focus areas for the Centre include the historical intersection between sport and politics in the South African context, as well as the application of data science within sport. The Centre takes an interdisciplinary approach to its research activities and looks to partner with other academic units or individual researchers.