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Niel du Plessis

Niel grew up in Pretoria, South Africa. He obtained his Masters degree in Sport Science from the University of Pretoria and has been responsible for conditioning of the North-west university (NWU), Toyota Cheethas and Vodacom Blue Bulls rugby teams. Prior to the 2014 Rugby World Cup he was also the conditioning consultant for the South African national rugby team, the Springboks. Of late, he is the strength and conditioning coach for Akani Simbine (Olympic games 100m finalist and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist), Estie van Tonder (SA gold medal canoest), Cornel Fredericks (Commonwealth Gold medal 400m hurdler), Shadine van der Merwe (SA National Netball player), Juan Smith (Springbok rugby player), Magda Nieuwoudt and Wian Sullwald ( Pro Triathletes) and many more elite level athletes.


Phone: +27 (83) 289 3479

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