High Performance coach Cory Brown comes to the club with huge experience of Rugby both in New Zealand, as well as overseas. After playing both for Otago and the Highlanders, Brown played overseas in Japan, France and Italy.
Brown then went into coaching at both club and representative level after finishing playing, first in Italy and then Ireland. He was head coach in Ireland with Connacht Juniors as well as the Galwegians RFC, which he led to the All Ireland championship.
Brown was involved with the Connacht side, one of the four fully professional sides in Irish rugby which play in the Pro 12 league with Scottish, Welsh and Italian clubs.
Brown has been involved with coaching the New Zealand Under-20 side, Otago Rugby team and now with the Highlanders.