SPORT

Sports-Coordinator
Vernon van der Merwe
Vernon@dories.co.za

Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are dedicated to sport practice

Athletics
Our athletic season takes place in the first term of each year. The season kicks off with the Inter-house event, which usually takes place in the first or second week of the new school year. Mass participation is encouraged at Inter-house. Following Inter-house a team of 127 athletes is selected and these athletes participate in meets as scheduled throughout the first term.
Grades 1-3 participate only in sprints
Grades 4 and 5 participate in all events, excluding javelin and discus
Grades 6 and 7 participate in all events, including javelin and discus
Athletics coordinator: TJ Wiese
Practice times:
Juniors: Tuesdays and Thursdays 13:15-14:00
Seniors: Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00-15:30
Hurdles: Wednesdays 14:00-15:00
Javelin: Tuesdays and Thursdays 15:00 – 16:00

Chess
All Grade R-3 learners receive chess training once a week throughout the academic year. We play in the senior and junior league in term 2 and development teams for juniors and seniors play in the league in term 3.
Chess coordinator: Elizabeth Joshua

Cricket
Our cricket season takes place in the third term of each year. The school has one cricket team for each age group from U/9 to U/13. The school also has a U/11 and U/13 day night team with 13 players each.
Cricket coordinator: Donovan Steinberg

Cross country
Our cross country season takes place in the third term of each year. Learners can participate in cross country from U/7 to U/13. This is open for all interested learners.
Cross country coordinator: Jana Kruger

Hockey
The hockey season takes place in the second term of each year, but trials take place in the first term. Mini-hockey is available for boys and girls from Grade 1 to 3 and all interested learners can participate.
The school has a boys and girls hockey team in both the U/12 and u/13 age groups. Open trials are held each year and anyone may try out for the team in their respective age group.
Hockey coordinator: Marlize Kruger
Practice times:  Mondays and Wednesdays 14:00 – 15:30

Netball
The netball season takes place in the second term of each year, but trials take place in the first term. Mini-netball is available for girls at U/6 and U/7 and all interested learners can participate.
The school has two netball teams for each age group from U/9 to U/13 level.  Open trials are held each year and anyone may try out for the team in their respective age group.
Netball coordinator: Micala McCrimmon
Practice times:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00-15:30

Rugby  
The rugby season takes place in the second term of each year, but trials take place in the first term.
The school has one rugby team for each age group from U/9 to U/13 level, with 23 players per team.  Open trials are held each year and anyone may try out for the team in their respective age group.
At the U/6, U/7 and U/8 age groups we have “Bulletjie rugby”, which is coached and managed by Dorie parents.
Rugby coordinator: Vernon van der Merwe
Practice times:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 14:00-15:30

Soccer
The soccer season takes place in the third term of each year. Doringkloof has a U/11 and a U/13 soccer team.
Soccer coordinator: Anton Lubbe

Softball  
The softball season takes place in the third term of each year. Mini-softball is available for the U/7 to U/9 age groups. The school has four softball teams in the U/11to U/13 age groups.  Open trials are held each year and anyone may try out for the team in their respective age group.
Softball coordinator: Sannette Nel

Tennis
The tennis season takes place in the third term of each year. There is a U/11 and U/13 open team for both girls and boys, with 4 players per team.
Tennis coordinator: Estelle Henderson
Practice times : Mondays and Wednesdays 14:00-15:00


Extracurricular activities affiliated to but not offered by the school.

Karate is offered by Doringkloof Karate Club for all interested learners on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 16:00 – 18:00 from January- November.

Sports academies
The school also affiliates to the Cricket Academy and the Tennis Academy. Please contact the Sport Coordinator for further information in this regard.