Acclaimed FIFA, CAF and SAFA coaching Instructor Urban John Daniel Alexander de Kock who died on Sunday, 5 June will be buried in his hometown of Kokstad on Saturday, 11 June.
De Kock began the South African Coaching Education and was one of the most competent coaching instructors, a good mentor and knew the game of football, according to SAFA’s assistant TD Fran Hilton Smith.
He was the only South African facilitator of the Level 3 coaching license; the highest professional license in the country. He was also the first South African to facilitate the CAF A License in South Africa in 2013, a historic coaching course attended by all South African top coaches including national coaches.
De Kock who was born in 1962, died suddenly at his home in Kokstad of cardiac arrest.
Source: South African Football Association