Further Personal Information
||She has two children, Nkosinathi and Nothando.
||K2N Intec College
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||1999 in South Africa
|Why this sport?
||I was never a keen netballer but played the game to pass the time. It was only after TV Mkhize's encouragement that I realised I could make a future out of the sport.
|Club / Team
||Cipheya Netball Club: South Africa
||She enjoys watching Television and reading. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||K2N Women's Sportsperson of the year award. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||I am grateful to all the different coaches who played a role in my development especially at junior national level. (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)
|Awards and honours
||In 1999 Sindisiwe was chosen to represent the United Schools Sport Association of South Africa [Ussasa] Under-19 team. (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)
Has won the Player and the Best Scorer of the tournament at the Congress of Southern African Netball Association [Cosana]. (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)
Has represented the Natal Mermaids in the National Netball League. (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)
||She wants her country to be ranked number three so she can achieve her goal of winning a bronze medal at a major sporting event. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||The president of Netball South Africa, Ntambi Ravele, described Gumede as "the introvert from Natal with a bright smile, who came to prominence through Netball South Africa's development structures". (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)
Sindisiwe was brought up in rural Nseleni, Richards Bay, about two hours drive from Durban. (sundaytimes.co.za, 28 Jun 2002)