Former head coach of the New Zealand national rugby team who had his most successful years as the coach of the Leeds Rhinos with whom he won two Super League Championships.
He played the position of stand-off when he first started playing for the Mount Albert Lions.
He did not complete his first season coaching the New Zealand Warriors after starting the season 8-14.
His father was a head coach for St. Helens.
He was a rugby head coach like Michael O'Connor.