18/10/2019 – Pro14 Communications – Swys de Bruin joins Isuzu Southern Kings as Coaching Consultant

The Isuzu Southern Kings are pleased to announce Swys de Bruin has joined the team as a coaching consultant.

De Bruin is a widely sought-after rugby brain and comes with a wealth of coaching experience having recently been the attack coach of the Springboks team as well as Head Coach of the Lions from 2017 until earlier this year. He has also previously coached the Sharks, Griquas and South Africa Under-21.

The 59-year-old officially started in his new role on Friday, October 18, ahead of the Isuzu Southern Kings’ tour to Europe. He will be working closely with the coaching team of Robbi Kempson, Vuyo Zangqa and Braam van Straaten.

“We are excited to have Swys de Bruin joining the Isuzu Southern Kings as a coaching consultant,” Isuzu Southern Kings Chairman, Loyiso Dotwana, confirmed.

“Swys is one of the most respected and sought-after coaches in South Africa. His vast knowledge of the game and international experience will be of great value to our team.

“We are also confident that his input and contribution will be beneficial to our coaching team and the playing personnel. Swys’ philosophy is known to be that of producing attractive rugby which is in line with what we are set on achieving at the Isuzu Southern Kings.”