APEX FOOTBALL SCHOOL, established in May 2017, aims to spread football joy to as many children possible, regardless of age, gender, race or social status. During the October school holidays, they achieved the unthinkable by offering a football clinic to children with special needs. Apex Football School strongly believe in the value of socio-economic development contribution, using sport as the vehicle for education.
On the amazing APEX journey thus far, wonderful results were achieved with our clinics, held for the previously disadvantage (July holidays) and disabled / special needs children (October holidays)
APEX DID THE UNTHINKABLE DURING THE OCTOBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!
The Apex Team did the unthinkable and achieved unbelievable results against all odds!
A total of 57 children with special needs, from 5 different special need schools, experienced pure joy through sport, they otherwise, would never have had the chance at participating.
It’s magic moments captured like these, that speaks a million words. Thesatisfaction of spreading love happiness and joy to these children with special needs, is the most valuable of it all.
Once again, let us be reminded that anything is possible!!!
Coach #GhalibSolomon worked wonders with these children with remarkable results all around!
Special needs kids today in Durbanville – Snap Autism Centre at the last soccer clinic for the week – Apex Football SchoolCoach #Ghalib gaining confidence through basic physical activities like touching the knees and then touching the head. The joy these children experience being part of the fun through sport goes far beyond just playing with a ball. A huge shout out to our magic Apex team, the coaches, supporters and sponsors, who offer their precious time and skills each school holidays, to spread some soccer joy to children in and around the Western Cape. #apexfootballschool #specialneedskids #SnapAutismCentre #Durbanville
Posted by Apex Football School on Friday, 6 October 2017
The football clinics during the October Holidays took place at:
⚽ 2nd October – Autism Connect Centre – Mitchells plain x 20 children
⚽3rd October – Alta du Toit Aftercare Centre – Boston x 10 adults with the intellectual ability of 10-12 year old children
⚽4th October – Peace Home Centre – Venue- Parklands College x 7 children
⚽5th October – Mind Stretch Centre for Autism – Venue Old Mutual Sports Club – Pinelands x 10 children
⚽6th October – SNAP Autism Centre – Snap Autism Centre Durbanville x 7 children
OUR COACHES ARE
Ruan Meyer Ghalib Solomon Sahmmien
RADIO COVER RECEIVED
Smile 94.0 covered the Apex story on Wednesday 18 October 2017 between 21:00 – 21:30 on The Honest Truth with Benito Vergotine – listen to the podcast here:
OUR SPONSORS FOR THE OCTOBER CLINICS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS WERE:
A big Thank you to all our Sponsors, for bringing pure soccer joy to these special children!😁⚽ A huge shout out to the APEX team Ruan Meyer Miranda Meyer-Hartzenberg and ALL our fantastic sponsors (listed below) … without you, none of this would have been possible!
⚽ Henk van Aswegen from Bargain Auto
⚽ Jozua J Meyer & Peet Coertse from The Guys – Enhance your Space, Enhance your Life
⚽ THC Building Consultants
⚽ Mika Uys
⚽ My Maintenance Crew – Pty Ltd
⚽ Scape Yachts
⚽ Kurt Schae
⚽ Aranda Wilken
⚽ Hartenbos Properties
⚽ New co Tecnology
⚽ Pelangi Resorts Holding
⚽ Majohi (Business support – Heidi Croxford)
⚽ Link A Lead (digital and designs)
⚽ Mike’s Sports (discount)
⚽ Mr price sports (discount)
⚽ Inno Gres (Tile company in China) ***
THE APEX MISSION
Apex Football School’s prime objective is to provide opportunities for soccer achievement for as many children as possible – irrespective of race, gender or social class – by offering professional coaching within all community sectors. Based on the knowledge that the foundation for sporting ability is laid during the formative years, Apex Football School advocates and implements various programmes for coaching school-age children. Apex Football School’s philosophy is to get children off the streets, or away from their computer games and TV’s and instill in them, a love of the sport with disciplined, structured coaching that strikes a balance between sports, academics and play.
MEDIA COVER RECEIVED
MITCHELLS PLAIN TALK & TYGERBURGER
You can find the full story on the JOURNEY TO THE APEX at this link http://apexfootballschool.com/journey-to-the-apex/ You can find images and videos on our Facebook page at this link https://www.facebook.com/apexfootballschool/