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UFS academic chosen to condition the Bokke for Rugby World Cup

Dr Derik Coetzee

Dr Derik Coetzee from our Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences was again selected to prepare the Springboks for the World Cup tournament. Dr Coetzee will look after the conditioning of the Bokke.

He will further also assist the team with regard to medical matters. Pieter de Villiers, Bok coach, stated that they had recruited people who could make a marked difference.
Dr Coetzee was a member of Jake White’s managerial team behind the Bokke who won the Rugby World Cup in 2007.


4 May 2011

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