Rugby coach who coached the Welsh national team at the 2003 Rugby World Cup before becoming the head coach of the New Zealand All Blacks, with whom he won Rugby Championship titles each year from 2012 to 2014. He won back-to-back IRB Coach of the Year awards in 2012 and 2013.
He attended The Taieri High School and played rugby union for Canterbury from 1980 to 1987.
In 2013, his All Blacks became the first team in the professional era to win 14 out of 14 matches, retaining both the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup titles.
He married Tash Marshall in 2014.
He has coached star All Black flanker Richie McCaw.