|Full name||David George Trist|
22 September 1947|
Christchurch, New Zealand
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Domestic team information|
|1969-70 to 1977-78||Canterbury|
Source: Cricket Archive, 8 October 2013
David George Trist (born 22 September 1947 in Christchurch) is a former first-class cricketer who played for Canterbury. A right arm fast-medium bowler, he played 24 first-class games between 1968-69 and 1977-78.
After retiring he became a cricket coach and led Eastern Province to victory in the 1989 Currie Cup. He also had spells as coach of Hong Kong (at the 1997 ICC Trophy) and the Netherlands. Following New Zealand's tour of England in 1999, Trist replaced Steve Rixon as coach of his home country. Under Trist, New Zealand won the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy in Nairobi.