Hurricanes administration staff are based at Wellington Rugby. Wellington Rugby is contracted by the Hurricanes to manage the day-to-day running of the Hurricanes franchise including administration, public relations, marketing and event management.


Wellington Rugby Staff

  • James Te Puni - Chief Executive Officer
  • Brenda Franklin - PA to the CEO

Commercial Department

  • Leighton Morgan - Commercial Manager
  • Rosie Broughton - Commercial Executive
  • Hannah Fleming - Communications Executive
  • Dan Boyd - Marketing Executive
  • Ed Goodacre - Graphic Designer
  • Mike Keech - Sponsorship Manager

Finance Department

  • Matthew Evans - Corporate Services Manager 
  • Richard Henderson - Accountant
  • Jude McKee - Assistant Accountant
  • Mata Stote-Blandy - Receptionist

Events Department

  • Sam Kershaw - Events and Match Manager


  • Chris Boyd - Head Coach
  • John Plumtree - Assistant Coach
  • Clark Laidlaw - Assistant Coach
  • Richard Watt - Technical Coach
  • Tony Ward - Team Manager
  • Dr Theo Dorfling - Team Doctor
  • Cam Shaw - Physiotherapist
  • LeeVan Santos - Assistant Physio
  • David Gray - Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Dave Wildash - Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Dan Cron - Scrum Coach/Technical Analyst
  • Jayson Ross - Technical Analyst
  • Paul Minehan - Baggage Man/Massage Therapist
  • Steve Symonds - Professional Development Manager
  • Chris Stirling - High Performance Manager


Job Opportunities with the Hurricanes:


Current vacancies: 

There are no current vacancies at the Hurricanes.

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