Allister Coetzee is a South African rugby union coach and former player. Coetzee has been involved with rugby since 1974 – he spent 22 years as a player before retiring at the age of 33 in 1996. He represented SARU, playing as a scrum-half, between 1985 and 1991 and was captain of their side between 1988 and 1991. He was a Junior Springbok in 1992 and played Currie Cup rugby for Eastern Province between 1992 and 1996. He was selected for their squad that competed in the 1994 Super 10 Rugby. Today, Coetzee is the head coach of the South African national team, after being appointed in April 2016.