- About Jake White
Full name: Jake White
Also known as: Jake White, White, Jake
Professions: South African rugby union coach
Occupation: Rugby coach
- Jake White Biography
Jake White (born 19 March 1963 as Jacob Westerduin) is a rugby union coach and former coach of the South Africa national rugby union team – the Springboks – who he coached to victory in 2007 Rugby World Cup and the 2004 Tri Nations. White also coached the Under-21 Springbok side to victory in the Under-21 World Cup in 2002. He was coach of the Brumbies in the Super Rugby from 2012, but resigned with two years remaining on his contract in 2013 to return to South Africa. In February 2013 White was appointed as Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra.On 24 October 2011, he was inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame, alongside other World Cup-winning head coaches and captains through the 2007 World Cup.
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