South African rugby union coach Deon Davids plays an integral part in the national rugby team, and in their string of games before the Rugby World Cup, Deon has undoubtedly assisted in getting the team World Cup ready. Who is the assistant coach of the Springboks?
The South African National Rugby Union team first welcomed Deon to the team as an assistant coach in January 2020, where he has been excelling since. The pressure is on lately, especially with the World Cup just months away at the time of publishing. However, Deon seems confident in his and his team's abilities.
Profile summary and bio
|Full name||Deon Horace Davids|
|Date of birth||11 February 1968|
|Age||55 years of age (2023)|
|Birthplace||Victoria West, South Africa|
|Current residence||Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa|
|Current nationality||South African|
|Marital status||Married to Hope Davids|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Profession||Rugby union coach|
|Education||University of the Western Cape|
|Net worth||Between $1 million and $5 million|
|Social media profiles||LinkedInFacebook|
There is talk that either Deon or fellow assistant head coach Mzwandile Stick are the top picks regarding who will succeed Jacques Nienaber as head coach. The speculation shows how impressionable and respected Deon is within the team.
Deon Davids’ age
Born on 11 February 1968, the coach will be 55 years old in 2023. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Deon Davids’ teams coached
Deon Davids’ rugby career began while in university. At the same time, he represented the team. Still, he only started making a significant name in the field when he was the head coach for Currie Cup First Division teams, including Boland Cavaliers and South Western District Eagles.
Deon then served as an assistant coach to the emerging Springboks team that competed at the Nations Cup in Romania and the South African U20 (under 20) side. After the 2019 Rugby World Cup win, it was announced that Deon would succeed Matt Proudfoot as the Springboks forwards coach.
He is one of only three people of colour who have managed a South African team (the Southern Kings) in Super Rugby or the Pro14., alongside Chester Williams and Allister Coetzee.
Deon Davids’ measurements
The sports figure stands at a height of 188 cm. He weighs approximately 102 kg.
Deon Davids’ education
Deon Davids’ net worth
According to multiple online sources, his impressive background and current ranking have given him an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Deon Davids’ salary has also been the subject of much speculation. But there is no reported official income for the assistant coach.
Coach Deon Davids is a respected and dedicated part of the team, despite only being a part of the national side for three years. His passion and experience add valuable assets to the squad, and he is seemingly living out his dream job.
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