Simon Thomas

Head of Physical Performance @ BNZ Crusaders - Super Rugby

Currently Head of Physical Performance with the 2017 Super Rugby Champion BNZ Crusaders leading a performance department of 11 professionals across all areas of performance as well as currently working with the Maori All Blacks.

Simon has been able to experience each step of the player pathway from amateur academy level to full time professional which allows him to implement aligned systems leading from school athletes to All Blacks and Black Ferns.

Simon has also spent time implementing performance and development systems into Honda Heat and Brazil Rugby, and mentoring other performance coaches internationally.