Diploma in Teaching, Potchefstroom University, South Africa, 1980. Diploma in Leadership, Potchefstroom University, South Africa, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Potchefstroom University, South Africa, 1991.
School director NorthWest University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, 1998—2004, director: institutional language director, 2004—2009, advisor, executive management, since 2010. Director Afrikaans Language and Culture Organization, ATKV, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa, since 2002, vice-chair, Gauteng, South Africa, 2000. Director LAPA Publishers, Pretoria, since 2004.
Consultant Freedom Park Trust, Pretoria, South Africa, since 2006.
Consultant Freedom Park Trust, Pretoria. Member LAPA Publications, 2002. Representative support staff members North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 2007—2009.
Married Awie Verhoef, November 29, 1980. Children: Wicus, Pieter, Nelis.