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The Crusaders International Academy offers a world class high performance programme, with coaching programmes and expertise to enhance professional rugby players, coaches and teams to perform to their potential at both domestic and international level. The Crusaders International Academy is held at Rugby Park, the home of the Crusaders and Canterbury Rugby.

The Crusaders are the most successful Super Rugby franchise in the 24 year history of the competition, winning their 10th title in 2019. They have been finalists 14 times and playoff finalists 20 times while they are the only Super Rugby team to complete a whole season undefeated, a truly remarkable record. The Canterbury Rugby team has been the most dominant in the New Zealand domestic rugby competition, winning the National title (The Mitre 10 Cup) 9 out of the last 11 years.Don't miss your chance to live and breathe the game in the hotbed of world rugby, New Zealand!

The Crusaders International Academy would like to invite aspiring young rugby players and coaches to join our unique Rugby programme where individuals are able to gain an insight into our professional environment.

There are a number of different programmes on offer where players and coaches are fully immersed into our Rugby environment. Individual programmes are developed and implemented for each player and coach, so that success on the field can be achieved. The Crusaders International Academy coaching programmes deliver the latest methodologies and practices that ensure our teams, players and coaches are leaders, not followers. The players learn to train and play like a Crusader - this unique opportunity lets you get up close and personal with the stars of the game.

For information on the programmes available for Players, click here.

Forinformation on the programmes available for Coaches, click here.

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