Former Springbok, Toulouse & Western Province prop who is the current Toyota Cheetahs scrum coach, Daan Human, will be co-opted in the Vodacom Bulls coaching staff in a unique first for South African rugby.
Human will assist the Vodacom Bulls as scrum coach in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament two days every week, the remainder of the period he will spend with the Toyota Cheetahs in their Guinness PRO14 campaign.
Coach Pote Human expressed his delight at having a man of Human’s calibre at his disposal: “I firmly believe that Daan will pay a major role in taking us forward. The great work he has done at the Toyota Cheetahs is obvious to see, and we are looking forward to him joining the #BullsFamily.”
Xander Janse van Rensburg, high-performance manager: “This arrangement is a bold step for rugby in South Africa, and more importantly it shows the willingness of the teams to improve the game in the country. We must commend the Toyota Cheetahs for their enthusiasm and open-mindedness towards making this possible.”
“The agreement with the Vodacom Bulls is unique in South Africa and for the promotion of the performance of teams in South Africa. To have a scrum coach like Daan Human in both entities is a positive movement in the interest of rugby.” Said Harold Verster, Managing Director of the Free State Cheetahs (Pty) Ltd.
The Toyota Cheetahs are proud of the expertise that is developed here and the opportunities created, which are valuable for rugby in South Africa and abroad. Many experts have grown their expertise at Free State Rugby, for example; Rassie Erasmus, Jacques Nienaber, Niel Powell, Brendan Venter, Rory Duncan, Pine Pienaar, Pote Human and also Daan Human, which is now being applied at the highest levels in world rugby. ” Said Franco Smith, Toyota Cheetahs Director of Rugby.
By: JAY J BOTES
Source: Blue Bulls Media
#BullsFamily confirm Daan Human as scrum coach for Vodacom Super Rugby Season 2019