Our Team

We have committed some of our best rugby brains to your rugby development needs.

Our core team has been selected to provide you with expert coaching, analysis and advice across the range of disciplines necessary to increase your performance levels.

Our high performance team members have a wide breadth of experience both nationally and internationally, in both playing and coaching roles and across sevens and 15’s rugby. 

Depending on how you wish to structure your academy visit, the team will work together to devise a total development programme specific to your requirements.

Proven Success

Under this team of coaching professionals, Taranaki has: won the 2014 ITM Cup; 2013 New Zealand Sevens Championship; increased the number of regional rugby players in Super 15 rugby from four to eighteen; and won the most prestigious trophy in New Zealand rugby, the Ranfurly Shield. The Taranaki Rugby Football Union has also hosted three All Black Test matches against France, Manu Samoa and Ireland, and three Rugby World Cup 2011 matches which were held at Yarrow Stadium.