HEIGHT 185 cm
BIRTH DATE 13 December 1963
BIRTH PLACE Johannesburg
FAVOURITE FILM Legends Of The Fall.
FAVOURITE MUSIC Duran Duran, Fleetwood Mac, Phil Collins
FAVOURITE FOOD Spagetti Bollnaise
SECONDARY SCHOOL Jeppe Boys High School
TERTIARY EDUCATION Johannesburg College Of Education
Jeppe Boys High School 1st XV - Hooker
Jeppe Old Boys Under 20 - Hooker Johannesburg College of Education 1st XV - Hooker Coached Park Town Boys High 1st XV (1982 - 85) Coached 14a, 15a (1986 - 88) Coached 1st XV at Jeppe (1989 - 94) Unbeaten in 1991 & 1994, beating Grey College, Port Elizabeth 46 - 0 in 1994 in last game coached school Gauteng Lions Craven Week team 1992, 1993, 1994 Coached Wits University Under 20, 1991/92 Manager of Gauteng Lions Under 20 1992 Coached RAU Under 19s and Under 21s 1995/96 Worked at Gauteng Lions from 1995. Assistant Coach Transvaal Under 21s Fitness coach and Technical advisor for Gauteng Lions in Super 12 Gauteng Lions Fitness Coach Worked as Phys Ed teacher for ten years from 1986 to 1994. Director of Coaching for Transvaal Rugby Union 1995-1997. Assistant Coach to the Natal Sharks 2000 Level 4 coaching certificate Attended International Coaching Congress in 1995 National coaching congressc in 1997 Attended International Rugby Board coaching course in 1997. Currently serves on the IRB Work Party on the Laws of the Game Assistant Coach to Springboks 2000-2001 Assistant Coach to SA U/23 2000 Assitant Coach SA 'A' 2000 Coach of SA U/21 who won the RWC World Cup in 2002. Springbok Coach - June 2004/5/6/7 When Jake White was appointed Bok coach in 2004, the team was ranked sixth in the world. Since then, the Boks have twice been ranked No 2, most recently in the early stages of this year’s Vodacom Tri-Nations. White has managed over the past four years to put the Boks back where they belong as major competitors in world rugby. White’s most successful season was his first in 2004, as the Boks won the Vodacom Tri-Nations against all the odds and he was named IRB Coach of the Year. A number of players from that 2004 squad will be in France this year to contest the Rugby World Cup, which is further evidence of White’s long-term planning. He is the only person to have coached all South African National teams from the SA Schools to the Springboks. Under White’s guidance they have won the Vodacom Tri-Nations in 2004 and finished second in 2006 tournament, despite winning three out of four matches. While 2006 has been White’s toughest season in charge, the Boks turned things around at the end of the Vodacom Tri-Nations and are currently ranked a respectable fourth in the world. Jake White has also worked extensively with Under-21 sides at the Golden Lions prior to joining SARFU in 1997. He was assigned to the Springbok team as a Technical advisor during 1997-98 and was a key figure in the team’s spectacular run of 17 consecutive Test wins and its victory in the 1998 Tri-Nations.
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2004
South Africa U/21 IRB U21 World Cup - 2003
South Africa IRB U21 World Cup - 2002
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