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WCPSC Exco member: Desmond Speelman
Desmond Speelman, is from the Eden District. He's the vice principal of Groot Brak High in Mossel Bay.
Having been involved in baseball for more than three decades, Mr. Speelman has achieved some amazing milestones as a sport administrator including recently accompanying the South Africa U18 Baseball squad as the team manager to the World Tournament in Canada. Desmond-(1).jpgBut Desomnd's involvement as a team manager started in the 90s already, in 1999, he toured with U18 South Africa Baseball side to Zimbabwe and again with the SA Schools side to Australia, later that same year.

His involvement and upliftment of sport in the Eden District has been a phenomenal feat. Desmond was elected to the South African Baseball Executive in 90's and has been serving on this committee ever since. Has been junior baseball tournament convenor for many years. He served as Chairman of Eden Baseball and Western Cape Baseball for the last 2 years. Desmond serves as a Eden District Sport Council's representative on the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation's exectuive.

Desmond involvement in sport within the Eden region does not seem to be limited to Baseball and executive management but he is also part of the Stakeholders Executive for the Eden District Academy. The Academies programme is an initiative that was launched in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affaird and Sport to further develop athletes and provide coaching support to certain sporting codes.
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