Current Hurricanes Head Coach, Former Crusaders Assistant Coach 2006-2010, Former All Black and Crusaders Hooker.
A tough as nails hooker, Mark ended his playing career with four Super Rugby championships for the Crusaders which included 81 appearances and 29 tests for the All Blacks. The first former Crusaders player to take up an official role on the Crusaders coaching staff Mark was assistant coach from 2006-11. In 2011 he was successfully appointed head coach of the Hurricanes and is widely respected for his technical coaching skills.
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Canterbury and the Crusaders are recognised for creating the most successful environment in world rugby. The Crusaders have been without question the most dominant team in Super Rugby since the game turned professional. Their winning achievements on and off the field are unrivalled. The Crusaders player development and coaching systems lead the way, setting standards many aspire to reach. Cornerstone to the Crusaders powerful history is the unique training environment and culture that we are now proud to share with you through the “Crusader Series” of coaching DVD’s.