Deon started at Outward bound as an instructor in the early 2000’s. Exploring and adventuring in the Outdoors is his second nature. Outward Bound has taken him on adventures all over South Africa and he has also travelled to various other OB schools across the globe.
He is currently the Executive Director for Outward Bound South Africa. He has practical experience in all operational aspects of an Outward Bound school. He is highly qualified in health and safety and has achieved all relevant competencies. He effectively manages all operations, training and staff at Outward Bound South Africa.
Obtained all basic level of competencies to be an Outward bound instructor; Qualified Train the trainer first aid responder; Ex International programme reviewer; Completed a Coach sailing course; Member of the National Sea Rescue Institute; Completed a course in handling Dangerous Snakes; Qualified Level 3 Adventure Recreation Association instructor; Qualified Level 4 rock climbing and Abseiling train the trainer. Certified in Hilti chemical bolt placing.
Belinda comes from a hospitality background with over 13years of client services and management experience. She joined Outward Bound South Africa in 2022.
Belinda is currently the clients and services manager for Outward Bound South Africa and she is bringing all her acquired skills from managing resorts to assist with our cause.
She is passionate about making a difference, whether it is something small to make life easier for the people around her or something bigger like creating the environment where people can undergo transformational personal change and become better versions of themselves.
Nthabiseng Mohapi is the Programme Manager at Outward Bound South Africa (OBSA). She started as a participant in 1997 and then began working for OBSA in 2000.
Over the last 20years Nthabiseng has gained experience working as and instructor and course coordinator. This skill set and knowledge helps her creates tailor made programmes that suit our clients and their desired outcomes. She also ensures that the instructors and their groups are well managed during the courses. Nthabiseng's bubbly personality makes her very memorable and she is well loved by our regular clients.
She fell in love with the outdoors from her first experience as a participant. She has a passion for teaching and she loves working with groups and meeting new people, but above all else, seeing the impact OB has on individuals.
Nicky has been with OBSA since 2004 and she is like the mother of our team. She makes sure that everyone has something to eat while they are on course and her friendly personality makes you feel like you are home.
As the Catering Manager she plans out all the meals and rations and ensures that there is enough for everyone to eat while they are out on a journey course and when then come back to home base they can expect a warm home cooked meal made with love.
Archie joined the Outward Bound South Africa family in the year 2000. He completed his 2 year training programme and became an instructor. His qualifications as an instructor gave him the opportunity to instruct at Outward Bound New Zealand.
He believes that working with the youth is his passion and calling.
Billa is one of our senior instructors and has a passion for working with kids with special needs.
He is living out his dream of working in the outdoors and he has a passion for working with kids.
Billa is always seen dancing or singing making him one of the favorites amongst the participants. He enjoys making children happy while teaching them valuable outdoor skills.