ALL BLACKS TEAM

The All Blacks former players and 2 Coaches of New Zealand National Rugby Team Staff will be your teachers throughout the All Blacks Clinic in Milano.

NORM MAXWELL

Former All Black

Norm, 43, is considered one of the best second lines in the world, with his 198 cm per 108 pounds. He made his debut in the AllBlacks Team in 1999 against Samoa; since then 36 appearances with the All Black shirt and his last game in 2004, in the historic victory with France in Paris, alongside Dan Carter and Tana Umaga.
In 2005 he goes for a season in Japan with the Ricoh Black Rams; back in New Zealand after a year, he retires from the rugby played a few days after his thirtieth birthday. In 2010 he moved to Europe, player-coach of the Spanish Vigo, at the time in the second division, bringing it in a season to the top flight, the División de Honor. After two years Maxwell decided to put an end to the Spanish experience to devote himself to other rugby activities

ANTHONY TUITAVAKE

Former All Black

Anthony, 37, center / winger, a dangerous and devastating midfield striker with his 180cm for 89 kilos. He played with the New Zealand U19 national team in 2001 and the New Zealand U21 team in 2002. With the Sevens, he won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2002 in Manchester and then a world title for the year following. He made his 2008 All Blacks debut, in shirt 14, in a test against Ireland. From there seven appearances in the All Blacks, then in 2009, Tuitavake signed a two-year agreement with the Japanese club NEC Green Rockets, with which it debuted in the 2010-11 season. In 2013, Tuitavake signed up with Montpellier for the 2013-14 season and in summer 2016 he entered the Top 14 with Racing 92.

EVAN CRAWFORD

New Zealand National Rugby Union Coach

An employee of New Zealand Rugby for the last 3 years as a Coach Development Manager, Evan has worked with some of the best coaches in New Zealand and is tasked with developing the next generation of leading New Zealand coaches.
Prior to his current position at New Zealand Rugby, Evan was the High Performance Manager for the Wellington Rugby Union, one of New Zealand’s leading provincial unions.
Evan spent several years overseas employed by England RFU as the Head of Coach Development based at Twickenham while also being the Head Coach of the Ealing Trail Finders club. Evan has also been appointed the Head Coach by the Portuguese Rugby Federation to their National team, the Portugal XV, and also the Portugal Sevens teams. Before leaving New Zealand to coach overseas, Evan was employed by the New Zealand Rugby as a Development Manager responsible for all player and coach development from High Performance to the Community level. Evan was also appointed Head Coach of New Zealand’s Secondary School team for 5 years during the 1990’s.

PJ WILLIAMS

New Zealand National Rugby Union Coach

Often referred to as "The Doctor of New Zealand Sevens" for his in-depth understanding of rugby and what it takes to perform at the top level, PJ is New Zealand Rugby’s High Performance Sevens Talent ID manager tasked with finding and developing the next generation of national Sevens players. Highly regarded in both the Fifteen’s and Seven’s formats of the game, PJ is the current Skills Coach within the All Black Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens teams, the Skills Coach for the Chiefs Super Rugby team, and also holds coaching positions with the Chiefs age grade Super Rugby teams. PJ has held a number of coaching positions with New Zealand’s Waikato Rugby Union including as Head Coach of their Men’s Sevens team, guiding them to a national title in 2015.
Prior to this, PJ spent a number of years as a rugby player internationally with clubs in Glasgow, Scotland, and in Hokkaido, Japan as well as in New Zealand with the Waikato Rugby Union. PJ then returned to New Zealand in 2006 and started his impressive coaching career with the Waikato Rugby Union.

RUGBY MILANO STAFF

Rugby Milano Staff support with their on-field experience and interpreter skills throughout the entire clinic duration.

MATTEO SAMADEN

Coach Assistant and Interpreter

Matteo, 27, graduated in Sport Science and Health, is a teacher of Physical and Motor Education in secondary schools, a psychomotor in nursery school and an athletic trainer. He is FIR coach (level II) and head of the U12 category of Rugby Milan. In the Club he is also responsible for the motor sport in the Minirugby sector and athletic trainer for the U14. As Head of Club Development he has signed the RugbInfanzia, Rugby Run, Functional Adult Training and Female Rugby School projects.

ANDREA GUIDUGLI

Coach Assistant and Interpreter

Andrea, former third line and captain of the First Rugby Milan team, when he "hung up his boots" undertook the path of Educator. Today he is FIR coach (Level II), technical coordinator of Rugby Milan prejuniores and "Rugby Parco Sempione sports director.

ROBERTO FOSSATI

Coach Assistant and Interpreter

Roberto, 34, after his high school diploma, attends the double degree program at the Polytechnic of Milan and the Polytechnic of Catalunya, he is fluent in English and Spanish. Coni educator and trainer has a long experience and has specialized in the adolescent age group. FIR Coach (Level II) is responsible for Rugby Milan in the Under16 category

CARLO CACCINI

Coach Assistant and Interpreter

Carlo is 39 years old, a degree in Motor and Sport Science, teacher of physical education in a high school. FIR coach since 2005 (I, II and III level) coordinates and trains the Under 13 category. He manages the part of the general motor skills related to the mini-rugby in the 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10 years groups. He is responsible for coordinating and managing school projects, relations with local institutions and sponsoring the educational value of Rugby Educational, a "Rozzano Chicken Rugby" project for primary and lower secondary schools. He also collaborates on the Rugby Milan Team Building project, dedicated to the leading companies in the area, in the relationship and exposition of rugby concepts applied to the world of work.