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Tiaan Venter

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Born in 1983 in Bethlehem, Eastern Free State, Tiaan has always had a passion  or people and to work with people. 

 Matriculated in 2002 from Witteberg High School as Head Boy, Tiaan enjoys leading people towards their dreams and to make a difference in this world. In 2007 he graduated from The North West University with an Honors Degree in Sport Science. Being a passionate tennis player/coach Tiaan qualified as a  Professional Tennis Coach soon after he finished his studies. From 2008 - 2013  Tiaan worked for a Leading Tennis Academy in Pretoria. 

 Since 2014 Tiaan resides in Ficksburg, a border town in The Eastern Free State where he is currently building Umoya Africa Academy, his real passion. 

 He believes that through Sport, Education and proper facilities one can change South Africas future for the better, by mentoring the youth of today and to create the leaders of tomorrow. He firmly believes that his calling is to make a difference in South Africa using his God given talents and see Umoya as the vehicle for his calling.

 Tiaan is an avid mountain biker and in his spare time he enjoys Fly Fishing. He is married to Marlou and has 2 beautiful kids, Lia and Christiaan.



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Tiaan Venter
Cell: +27 72 825 9689
Email: tiaan@umoyafrica.com
P.O. Box 576, Ficksburg, 9730


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