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Jake White

Jacob Westerduin

Director of Rugby at The Sharks Rugby Team


Born 13-12-1963

Jake White is the Director of Rugby at The Sharks Rugby Team. He is a former rugby union coach and the former coach of the South Africa national rugby union team, the Springboks. His most notable achievements as coach include leading the Springboks to victory in 2007 Rugby World Cup and the 2004 Tri Nations title. White also coached the the u-21 Springbok side to victory in the U-21 Rugby Union World Cup in 2002.


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Current Position(s)

Director of Rugby | The Sharks Rugby Team
2014 - present

Sport and Recreation


Previous Position(s)

Head Coach | Brumbies Rugby Team
2012 - 2013

Sport and Recreation



Assistant Coach | South African Under-23 side
2000 - 2000

Sport and Recreation


Assistant Coach | South African 'A' side
2000 - 2000

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Assistant Coach | The Sharks Rugby Team
2000 - 2000

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Director of Coaching | Transvaal Rugby Union
1995 - 1997

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Fitness Coach and Technical Advisor | Gauteng Lions

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Educational history

Secondary

Jeppe Boys High School , Johannesburg (1981)

Tertiary

International Rugby Board

Completed 1995

International Coaching

International Rugby Board

Completed 1997

International Rugby Board Coaching Course

Level 4 Coaching Certificate

Achievements

Awards

World Team of the Year | Laureus | 2007

Coach of the Year | International Rugby Board | 2007

Coach of the Year | International Rugby Board | 2004

Competitive Accomplishments

Coach of the Runner's Up | Super XV | 2013

Won | Rugby World Cup | 2007

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International Rugby Board

Member | Work Party on the Laws of the Game

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