Coach Development

Global Coaching Academy

The Global Coaching Academy gives you the experience of what it is like to coach in the toughest provincial competition in the world, the ITM Cup. You will spend your time in New Zealand shadowing the coaches of the Magpies and experience game day. Join the Hawke’s Bay Global Academy to learn from the best to enable you to be your best!

Be a part of the best coach development programme in New Zealand and live your rugby coaching dream!

1. Full Immersion in the Magpies ITM Cup team environment for the duration of your stay. 

Coaches would receive the weekly schedule for the duration of their stay and be invited into the Magpies environment to learn from the Magpies Coaching staff and players.

  • Coaches will observe Magpies trainings both from a rugby and strength and conditioning perspective.
  • Coaches will be invited to review and preview planning sessions in preparation for 2 ITM Cup matches(depending on ITM draw)
  • Attend position specific remedial coaching sessions
  • Develop your understanding of individual player development and longterm athlete development by meeting with the HBRU Player Development staff.
  • Coaches will attend at least 1 ITM Cup game (2 dependant on home and away fixtures)
  • Access to the Hawkes Bay Magpies Coaching staff in a unique question and answer forum
  • Attend Hawkes Bay Rugby Academy coaching sessions for developing players
2. Paladin Global Academy Gear Kit pack

Be a HBRU Global Academy member with a track suit, training T, training shorts, polo shirt, training jacket, beanie and bag.

3. Club Rugby Coaching

Observe and assist with the coaching of a local Premier Club rugby team. The Hawkes Bay Rugby club rugby competition runs from 28th of March to the 8th of August.

4. Hawkes Bay Experience

You will not forget this! A full on day experiencing everything Outfoxed has to offer. A CanAm tour of Cape Kidnappers, a thrill seeking ride on the CanAm Maverick, Paintball, Archery, Clay Bird Shooting, Paintball, Hole in One Golf. A special experience that you’ll never forget!

5. NZRU RugbySmart Injury Prevention Coaching Course

RugbySmart is a world-leading programme that focuses on keeping players where coaches and supporters want them: on the field, contributing to a winning team.

* at an additional cost the Hawkes Bay Academy staff can arrange accommodation and meals.

For more information please contact:

Jason Shoemark

Phone: +64223551721