Management Team Reuben Mandlazi

Cricket Services Manager


Reuben was appointed Central Gauteng Lions’s Cricket Services Manager in August 2018.


His role focuses on cricket development in Gauteng, helping the Central Gauteng Lions ensure a strong pipeline of future talent. Coming from the education sector, Reuben joins the Central Gauteng Lions with an extensive coaching background, namely, Gauteng Girls Coach (2006-2008), Gauteng Women’s Coach (2006-2008) Johannesburg Cubs Head Coach (2007-2008), Gauteng U17 Head Coach (2013) and Gauteng U13 Head Coach (2016 – current). Reuben was also the team manager for the Gauteng U15s (2009, 2010 and 2014).


In 2008 Reuben joined St Stithians as a student-teacher and cricket/hockey coach and in 2016 he moved to The Ridge School as a teacher and Head of Junior Sports.


Reuben has a Bachelor of Education Degree (University of South Africa), Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Sports Management (University of Johannesburg), Business Information Systems qualification from the Gauteng School of Management, Skills Programme achievement from THETA, Management Development qualification from Stevan Cloete and Associates and is currently completing his Masters in Education (Med) through the University of Johannesburg.