Vodacom Stormers 2010 Management Structure

PUBLISHED: November 17, 2009

WP Senior Professional Coach, Rassie Erasmus, today released the 2010 Vodacom Stormers Management team.

The structure sees the successful WP management team utilised in the 2009 Absa Currie Cup retained for the 2010 Vodacom Super 14 season, with Allister Coetzee continuing as Head Coach, Robbie Fleck as Backline Coach and Matthew Proudfoot as Forwards Coach.

Erasmus continues to fulfill the role of a “hands on” Senior Professional Coach, responsible for team strategy, tactics and player recruitment. Focus will be long term and global, ensuring positive momentum, culture and structures are retained at all levels in WP. Erasmus will remain “hands on” from a senior team coaching viewpoint and remains responsible for team tactics and game plans.

Allister Coetzee’s role will continue to be control of day-to-day playing issues and man-management, for the senior professional team. Coetzee will be responsible for daily training and preparing the team for play, with the approval of Erasmus.

The new structure was used during the 2009 Currie Cup campaign, is based on the model successfully utilized in most Premiership football sides and has been approved by WP Rugby, Boland Rugby and the Stormers Governing Body.

The balance of the management structure is:


Management Position Name
Senior Professional Coach Rassie Erasmus
Head Coach Allister Coetzee
Backline Coach Robbie Fleck
Forwards Coach Matthew Proudfoot
Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber
Manager Chippie Solomon
Doctor Ryan Kohler
Physio Lize van Schalkwyk
Masseur Greg Daniels
Fitness Stephan Du Toit
Greg Hechter