MEET OUR EXPERT INSTRUCTORS
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS AT THE LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE CENTRE IN KYALAMI
SEAN RENTON - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Sean commenced his driver training career with BMW in 2001 and then moved to Land Rover Experience in 2002 and has never looked back. He was promoted to centre manager and shortly after to General Manager of the Land Rover Experience Centre. In his 15 years with Jaguar and Land Rover he has successfully launched all new products since 2010 and has had unique opportunities in managing global projects for Born Free, Climate Care and the Land Rover Global PR team.
BARRY DE OLIVEIRA - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
In 2009 Barry joined Land Rover Experience as a trainee, in a very short period of time he has succeeded in achieving the highest Land Rover qualification as a Lead Instructor. Barry has worked on and led many exciting global projects such as Shoals of Augalas Expedition and Life Straw Projects in Kenya. One of Barry more interesting projects was assisting the Born Free team in transporting Lions via road from JHB to Shamwari Private Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Barry has also participated in the global instructors Trek Competition in 2016.
CHRISTO VAN LOGGERENBERG - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Christo joined Land Rover Experience Gerotek in 2000. At Land Rover Experience Gerotek he did all the Off-Road training and events that Land Rover Experienced had to offer. He also specialised in dynamic driver training at that stage as they were based at the Gerotek Testing Facilities, where they had a world renowned testing centre at their disposal. During his years at Gerotek he trained to Lead Instructor Level. At Land Rover Experience Gerotek he hosted Global Tours and Adventures for Land Rover Experience in various countries like Tanzania and Botswana. In 2015 he joined the Land Rover Experience in Kyalami, as Centre Manager and Lead Instructor.
PAUL DE VOS - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Paul has worked for Land Rover Experience since 2012. He has successfully completed the top honour of Lead Instructor for Land Rover. As part of our award winning team, he was an essential part of helping Land Rover Experience take the award of Centre of the year 2012. He has recently trained our first Land Rover Experience instructors in Sub Sahara Africa. Paul has also instructed for many other major manufactures and successfully launch new products for most.
ANDREW BLANE - TRACK SPECIALIST AND LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Career growing qualifications include an international qualification in 4X4 operation as well as grown to be a qualified senior instructor and track specialist for the Land Rover Experience Centre in Kyalami. Andrew has also had the opportunity to travel alongside life changing individuals; his most moving to date has been Kingsley Holgate.
DAWIE LANGLAT - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Dawie has been an Instructor for Land Rover for the past 10 years. During this time he has lead expeditions to Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Lesotho.
MARCEL VEERAN - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Marcel started his driver training career with Audi in 2009 he worked part time as a freelance instructor specialising in Defensive driving and circuit driving. Marcel joined Land Rover Experience in 2014, qualifying as a senior instructor. He has extensive experience in our Mobile equipment such as the Twin Terrapod. Marcel has recently take full responsibility for our Sub Sahara Africa training and events, and has already successfully run multiple events in most SSA regions.
RAINER FERENCZY - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Rainer’s career started as a fleet assistant at a Driving Academy in 2010. His path then led him to becoming an advanced driving instructor. His experiences have allowed to him specialize in vehicle dynamics, defensive driving, advanced high performance, vehicle launches, facilitation, road shows and sub-Saharan training up until and including the present. Thanks to the highly skilled and influential people that he's worked with, he has been able to improve, perfect his skills, experiences, and allowing him to teach others efficiently and effectively.
RICKY HILL - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Having started motocross at the tender age of 7 and then later moving on to karting spending majority of his time at a race track, Ricky is now one of our advanced driving instructors. By the age of 21 Ricky had completed his commercial pilot’s license and had started his professional driver training career. Ricky has also received his junior and senior colours for motorsport.
GARY SPENCER - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Gary’s career in driver training began in 2012. He started doing events with the VW driving academy at Kyalami. After that he did a few events and launches with various brands such as Nissan and Ford. He started working for Land Rover Experience in late 2015 and has loved the brand from the start. He is enthusiastic and passionate about Land Rover enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the brand with others who love the brand.
DAVID LOTTERING - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
David initially trained as an Instructor to present Military Course on A and B vehicles, and also qualified as a Tester for these vehicles. After his Military career he joined the Company Clover, as their Training Manager of Driver Training where his responsibilities were with light and heavy commercial vehicles. For the past 21 years he has been used by various companies like, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Jaguar and Land Rover as a Freelance Instructor.
JERRY WROBEL - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Jerry started working as a freelance instructor at Land Rover Experience in 2010 and has been with the company for the last 7 years. He has been involved in all the product events, numerous new vehicle launches, prospect ride and drive activations, and driver training days. He has traveled extensively for events in Sub-Sahara in the following regions: Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mauritius.
NICK SHARP - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
His career as a driving instructor began in 2012 during his downtime as a commercial helicopter pilot. He started working at Toyota Advanced Driving and has worked for other manufacturers namely Ford and Nissan and most recently as an instructor for Land Rover. He has a great passion for the Land Rover brand which prompted him to join this world class team of instructors. For the most part of 2016 he had actively been involved in the Land Rover Terrapod activities.
SHAUN TAYLOR - LAND ROVER TRAINEE
Shaun has recently joined the Jaguar Land Rover Experience team and is aiming to achieve his Land Rover Experience instructor qualifications very soon. Shaun has worked for many other manufactures providing training in the following fields: Defensive driving training, 4x4 training, Vehicle Recovery, High performance training at Dezzi race Circuit and Specialised training for metro police.
MEET THE INSTRUCTORS AT THE LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE CENTRE IN THE WESTERN CAPE
WYNAND BOHNEN - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Wynand started with the Western Cape Experience in 2011. He is a friendly, patient instructor that is very loved among our clients. Wynand hails from the Eastern Cape.
PIERRE VERSFELD - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Pierre purchased the Western Cape Franchise in 2008. He is a dedicated family man that has a passion for the brand. Pierre hails from the Boland District in the Western Cape.
JEAN-PIERRE VERSFELD - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
After his studies in Sport Science he joined the Western Cape Experience due to his passion for the brand. He is a dedicated person with excellent driver skills. Jean-Pierre hails from the Boland District in the Western Cape.
VICTOR LABUSCHAGNE - PARAMEDIC AND LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
ANTON WRANZ - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
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