|Born:||02 December 1974 – Bellville|
|Married to:||John Klaaste-Salmans|
|Home province:||Western Province - Cape Town|
|School attended:||Spine Road High School, Rocklands, Mitchell’s Plain|
|Favourite food:||Mom’s & John’s Chicken Curry|
Played at high school until Matric.
Why You chose to become a referee:
I wasn’t made to play high level rugby and I found more enjoyment from refereeing the game then playing.
Started refereeing in matric, took a break whilst studying teaching at UCT and started agian when I started teaching at Rondebosch Boys’ Preparatory school.
SA Rugby Contender’s Panel 2006
SA Rugby Provincial Panel 2008
SA Rugby National Panel 2009
Vodacom Cup Semi-Final 2006
Reserve Referee Vodacom Cup Final 2006
Under 13 Craven Week Finals (3)
National Club Championships Final
Cobra 10’s Final 2006 (Malaysia)
Student 7’s Plate Final (Cordoba, Spain) 2007,
IRB 7 series George leg (2007)
Assistant Referee – Currie Cup Final 2007
Favourite international sportsperson:
Family connection to the sport:
Who would you like to meet:
Mom, Late Oom Willem Brits and Neville Heilbron
Advice for new recruits:
Keep it simple – focus on yourself and what you can offer the game before making comparisons
I like to gym. I’ve been told that my dance moves are unique.
Did you know?
I work for the Western Cape Education Department as a Curriculum Advisor in the Cape Winelands Education District since April 2015.
I am a binge series watcher