Season: 2018


Steven Butler

A former All America player out of Division 3 Christopher Newport University USA, Coach Steven Butler has a lengthy and deep understanding of the game of basketball. The Virginia native, now Johannesburg resident, has serve as Technical Director of the Tip-Off Sports Vikings Basketball Club for the past 4 years. In addition to those responsibilities, Coach Butler has coached teams on the developmental level to the adult leagues. Most recently as Head Coach, he led the Soweto Panthers of the BNL to their sole
championship in 2018 in the professional league.

Bianca Chendip

A seasoned educator by profession, Bianca brings a wealth of experience in management and administration. She’s passionate about nurturing, guiding, mentoring and organizing young people. When Bianca is not busy with club administration, she can be found on the sideline providing First Aid support. A qualified FIBA Level One coach herself, Bianca often coaches our u12 and u14 teams.

Booba Malemba

Coach Booba has been with the Vikings coaching staff since 2016. He has been a great asset coming from the University of Cape Town with such great experience in coaching and conditioning. With a FIBA Level Two qualification, coach Booba has a lot of experience with youth basketball having coached at many levels including the Western Cape Provincial U16 Team.

Coach Booba recently moved to Johannesburg and has settled in with his wife and kids.