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List of notable or famous coaches from South Africa, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in South Africa and even some popular coaches who immigrated to South Africa. If you're trying to find out the names of famous South African coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from South Africa is included when available.

List people range from Bruce Grobbelaar to Shaun Pollock.

This historic coaches from South Africa list can help answer the questions "Who are some South African coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from South Africa?" These prominent coaches of South Africa may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected South African coaches.

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Adrian Victor "Adi" Birrell in Grahamstown, Cape Province is a former South African first class cricketer and Irish cricket coach. A leg break bowler, Birrell took 75 wickets at 30.16 in his career for Eastern Province, before turning to coaching. He led Ireland in the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup where they reached the Super Eight Stage. In the tournament they beat two Test nations, Bangladesh and Pakistan as well as achieving a tie against Zimbabwe. He stepped down after the World Cup and was replaced as Ireland coach by Phil Simmons, but he continued to coach in Ireland. In 2013 he was appointed assistant national coach for South Africa. ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Grahamstown, South Africa

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Allan Donald is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from South Africa
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Allan Anthony Donald is a former South African cricketer and one of their most successful pace bowlers. In his prime, he was one of the best fast bowlers ever seen in Test cricket, reaching the top of the ICC Test rankings in 1998 and peaked with a top ICC ranking of 895 points the next year, the 25th best ranking ever. In ODIs, he reached 794 points in 1998, second place to his teammate Shaun Pollock, the 28th best ranking ever. In the early 1990s, he was arguably the only world-class bowler in the South African team, until the emergence of Pollock, with whom he made a healthy new-ball partnership from the 1996/1997 tour of India until his retirement in 2002. He made his Test debut on 18 ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa

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Allister Coetzee

Allister Coetzee is the current head coach of South African rugby union team Stormers. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Grahamstown, South Africa

Andy Flower is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from South Africa
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Andrew "Andy" Flower OBE is a former international cricketer for Zimbabwe and a former England cricket coach. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

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