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Rudolf Goosen

TV Personality, Author & Keynote Speaker

Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Alexander Bay South Africa

Rudolf Goosen is an experienced Corporate thinker, Entrepreneur and Coach who has successfully initiated personal and business improvement, and innovation initiatives in a wide variety of individuals, teams, organizations, and cultures.
Rudolf can be seen on national TV (DSTV) where he address a wide variety of daily challenges and issues of Children and grownups through powerful speaking and connection. He presents keynote addresses to help individuals and leaders think about how they can improve their lives to ad value to society and business. Rudolf likes to talk about real issues and offer real solutions. In short, his approach to speeches is “if you want the world to take you serious, you should do it first.”

Contact details

M: 0710712448

Web presence

Business Address

Woodlands Dr, Cape Town, South Africa, 7550

Professional Portfolios

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in Author and Publisher - Taking your Life to the Next Level

Taking your Life to the Next Level - How ordinary...

in Author and Publisher - Taking your Life to the Next Level

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Author and Publisher | Publications | Rudolf Goosen Motivational Keynote Speaker & Results Coaching
Cape Town, South Africa | May 2017 - present

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Writing, Publishing and Marketing of the book
TAKING YOUR LIFE TO THE NEXT LEVEL - How ordinary people can live Extraordinary lives

Author and Publisher | Publications | Rudolf Goosen Motivational Keynote Speaker & Results Coaching
Cape Town, South Africa | November 2017 - present

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Writing, Publishing and Marketing of the book:
PUTTING PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT - Enhancing Leadership through personal transformation.

Chairman | Executive Board Member | Trimad Recruitment
Cape Town, South Africa | February 2016 - present

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Owner | Executive | Rudolf Goosen Motivational Keynote Speaker & Results Coaching
Cape Town, South Africa | January 2011 - present

Life Coaching and Motivational Speaking

Executive Board Member - COLED Group | Strategic Support | COLED
Cape Town, South Africa | June 2011 - present

Human Resources and Recruitment

Trustee | Finance | RSG Trust
Cape Town, South Africa | June 2011 - present

Property and Real Estate

Educational history


Vredendal High School, Vredendal, South Africa (1998)


Varsity Collage

Cape Town, South Africa | 2006 - 2009

Marketing Management - Marketing



Rugby Player of the year - Rooibulle Rugby Club | 1997

Although still at school Rudolf use to play at school in the morning and in the afternoon he would represent the club seniors.

High School Senior Rugby Player of the year (Vredendal) | 1998

I received this award due to my accomplishments in Rugby during 1998.

Northwest Rugby Player of the year | 2001

Mayoral Award: Junior Sports Personality of the year (Matzikama) | 1998

As a result of achieving in the field of Rugby I won the nominee for Junior Sport personality of the year.

Shortlist and nomination

Senior Sports Personality of the Year (Matzikama) | 1998

I won the Junior category and was nominated for the senior category due to the magnitude of my achievements in sport during that year.

media exposure

The Big Fantastic Television Show | 2017

The book "Taking your life to the next level" was released May 2017, and will be getting a spot on the TV show THE BIG FANTASTIC SHOW.

Super Sport (DSTV Multichoice) | 1999

Professional Rugby Player from 1999 - 2001

The BIG FANTASTIC Show - Cape Town TV | 2016

Launching the new Personal and Business development Talk Show on Cape Town TV called THE BIG FANTASTIC SHOW. Hosted by Rudolf Goosen and Michael Jones.

UITBLINKERS TV Show - KykNet Nou (DSTV Multichoice) | 2016

Launching the new and exiting TV Show on KykNet Nou called UITBLINKERS. Its a show talking to the youth and parents of South Africa about ways to improve their lives.

Super Sport (DSTV Multicoice) | 1998

Played Craven week Provincial Rugby for Boland Rugby Union.

Super Sport (DSTV Multichoice) | 2000

Professional Rugby Player - Boland Rugby

West Coast FM - DJ | 2007

Rudolf was a program host of the popular talk show on Radio West Coast.

Media 24 (Die Burger and Raport) | 1997

Year: 1997 - 2002 - Various Sport/Rugby articles future my achievements every weekend

Kontrei News paper | 2016

Years: 1997 to 2016 - Articles about yearly Sport achievements and most recently the Launch of the KykNet TV Program - UITBLINKERS.

Juig Magizine | 2016

As part of the TV Program Uitblinkers I was in the JUIG magazine issue of May 2016

Competitive Accomplishments

Professional Rugby Player - Boland Rugby Union | Currie Cup | 2000

Represented the Union on 8th man during this competition.

South Africa U/21 | Junior Springboks | 2000

Represented South Africa in friendly matches played during 2000

Professional Rugby Player - Griquas Rugby Union | Currie Cup | 1999

Represented the union on 8th man during this competition.

Professional Rugby Player - Griquas Rugby Union | Vodacom Cup | 1999

Played 8th man for the union during this competition

Provincial Schools Player (Captain) - Boland Rugby Union | Crawen Week Tournament | 1998

Provincial Schools Player - Boland Rugby Union | Craven Week Rugby Tournament | 1997

Played lose forward the union during 1997.

Other Achievements

Traveled the World | 2003

I was fortunate to visit places through Speaking bookings, Incentives and holidays like: Australia, North America, Mexico, Cayman Islands, Zimbabwe, Zambia etc.

Recoverd from seriouse neck Injury | 2002

After getting injured in a Rugby game I had to undergo corrective surgery to insert screws and plates into my neck to be able to walk again.



Toastmaster International

Member, 2014 - 2015



Motivational Speaker, 2015 - present

Learn2Live is a community project where informal crèche owners are being educated on the correct way of conducting their businesses.


Member, February 2016 - present

Next2New is a community organization that buys and sells second hand cloths and toys in aid of Phisantekraal animal wale fare.

Trimad Recruitment

Managing Director, February 2016 - present

Trimad Recruitment is a company that was established with the soul purpose to help and develop people with above average skill and practical experience that might not have the necessary educational background.

Other Activities

Impi Challenges

Participant, 2013 - present

Mountain Biking

Participant, 2005 - present

Video Editing

Editor, 2005 - present

Whatever spare time I have I play in Pinnacle Studio to edit video material for my YOUTUBE Channel.

Photo Editing

Editor, 2005 - present

Using my spare time to change ordinary photos into mater pieces in Photoshop.


Motivational Keynote Speaking

"Rudolf has the ability to captivate an entire room, by touching each and every individual with great Speaking sand presentational skills

Michael Jones
" - 2015

Results Coaching

"I attended the 12 week self-development course with Rudolf and it changed my life. I have achieved so much by applying the talent I have always possessed.

Leilani Swart
" - 2016


"Rudolf has taught me to see the opportunity in everything. He also taught me how to work with my personal finances, and today I’m debt free!

Leigh-Ann Burger
" - 2012


"Mr. Goosen has taught me so much about what I can achieve and that my abilities are endless.

Ryan Francis
" - 2012

Motivational Keynote Speaker & Results Coach

"Rudolf has given me the opportunity to believe in myself and my abilities. He motivated me to be a better self in all that I do.

John Klein
" - 2011

Motivational Keynote Speaker and Results Coaching

"Rudolf has made me realize that I need to wake up and smell the roses! I need to focus on what is important. I now know the mistakes I use to make, but I can fix it!

Quentin Stanfliet
" - 2011

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