Coaching Profile: Chris Boyd
Place of Birth:
Wellington (New Zealand)
1989 -1998: Tawa Rugby Club
1999 -2002: Wellington Second XV
2003 -2006: Wellington Lions
2003 -2006: Resource coach for the New Zealand Under-17, 19, 20 and Colts teams.
2006 - current: Coaching Services Advisor: NZ Academy of Sport North Island (NZSNI), IRANZ, IRB, New Zealand Under-20
Former Wellington Lions Assistant Coach Chris Boyd was coach of Tawa Rugby Club for 10 years before taking the leap to be a professional. He was assistant coach at the Wellington Lions NPC side for 4 years alongside current Sharks Coach John Plumtree and has also been heavily involved with the International Rugby Academy of New Zealand. He has worked successfully with a range of players, age groups and levels throughout New Zealand and brings a wealth of coaching knowledge to the Sharks where he will be Assistant Coach.