David Wessels

Dave Wessels


The former Western Force mentor will lead the Rebels into the club’s exciting new era after the 34-year-old chose to continue his promising coaching journey in Melbourne.

Wessels joined the Rebels after five years with the Western Force, having joined the club as a Defence Consultant in 2013 before he was appointed Senior Assistant Coach from 2014-2016 and promoted to Head Coach in 2017.

The South African was part of previous Super Rugby campaigns with both the Stormers (2008) and the Brumbies (2012).