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Meet the Coach

Anchelle Damon joined the Football Foundation as netball coach in 2014 after completing a coaching course at Chrysalis Academy and a facilitator’s course at SIMS Khula Academy. She has extended her life-long passion for netball through our Foundation and teaches both children and adults in our Gansbaai, Stanford, and Hermanus sites. In addition Anchelle recently completed her FGASA Level 1 field guiding certification, and also facilitates our Food for Sport, Dibanisa and Female Empowerment programmes.  Below is a fun interview we conducted with her in October 2014:

FFSA: What’s your favorite food?
Anchelle: Lasagna 

FFSA: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Anchelle: Flying, so I don’t have to deal with driving and traffic!

FFSA: What has been your most memorable experience as a coach for the FFSA?
Anchelle: Winning this year’s Foundation Cup in Netball with both the under-13 and under-15 girls.

FFSA: Who’s your celebrity crush?
Anchelle: People Magazine’s 2012 ‘Sexiest Man Alive’… CHANNING TATUM!

FFSA: What animal are you most afraid of, and why?
Anchelle: Frogs. I have no idea why. They just terrify me.

FFSA: If you had to describe yourself using only one word, which word would you use?
Anchelle: Friendly

FFSA: What’s a fun fact about yourself?
Anchelle: I love to act and dance, and actually ran my own drama club once.

FFSA: If a movie were made about your life, which actor would you want to play you?
Anchelle: Halle Berry 

FFSA: If you were stranded on a desert island and you could only bring three things with you, what would you bring?
Anchelle: A companion, food and drinks

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