Brad Mooar returns for his fourth year with the BNZ Crusaders in 2019, as Assistant Coach. Prior to the Crusaders, Mooar was Head Coach and Director of Rugby at Rugby Southland.
His coaching career began with the Christchurch Rugby Club Colts team in 2007, and he progressed onto the Club’s premier team before becoming the Assistant Coach of the Canterbury Colts in 2011.
In 2012 he moved to South Africa to coach the Eastern Province Kings to a Currie Cup Division 1 title, then became Assistant Coach of the Southern Kings Super Rugby side.
Mooar also brings valuable off-field experience as a former solicitor, to the role, and provides inspirational leadership and excellent management skills. He has recently returned from a successful campaign as Coach of the 2018 NZ Schools’ side.