Sports Performance Team

All our Strength & Conditioning Coaches are highly qualified and experienced. They are guided by evidenced-based research on Long-Term Athlete Development, so our Athletes get the very best knowledge, coaching and care.

Our Strength & Conditioning Coaches

Josh Stewart

​​​​​​​Strength & Conditioning Coach | Athlete Development & Performance

Josh Graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Education from Otago University followed by a Master of Science Degree from Massey University, during which he completed a strength and conditioning internship withHigh Performance Sport NZ in Auckland.

Josh also works with Central Districts Cricket as the Central Hinds and Pathways Lead S&C. He has had previous experience working with Auckland Cricket, Tennis NZ and New Zealand Football working with the NZ Female Age-Group Teams. 

Roy Haffner

Strength & Conditioning Coach | Athlete Development & Performance

​​​​​​​After finishing a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Science, Roy found himself wanting real experience working with people and expanding his knowledge. Originally from the South Island, Roy’s passion for performance, rehabilitation, and well-being brought him to Hawke’s bay.

Roy is a huge sports fan, mainly American Football and Rugby League which fuels his interest in Strength and Conditioning.

Angus Warwicker Le-Breton

Strength & Conditioning Coach | Athlete Development & Performance

Since finishing his post graduate in Strength and Conditioning at Cardiff Metropolitan University Angus has worked across a number of different sports at all levels.  These roles have included working with a number of different teams from Welsh Hockey to Bath Rugby as well as a number of individual athletes in athletics and Slopestyle Snowboarding. Each of these roles has presented their own unique challenges but they have all been hugely rewarding in their own way and will all be experiences Angus will cherish and try to develop from.

Since leaving Ireland Angus has loved working in performance sport and experiencing new cultures, but feels very at home since moving to New Zealand in 2019. He has always loved playing and watching all sports but his biggest passions outside of work would be playing golf and supporting Manchester United. 

James Rennie

Strength & Conditioning Coach

While completing his double major in Sports and Exercise and Nutrition at Otago University James found his love for Strength and Conditioning while working with John McGlashan College 1st XV who won the South Island competition. 

After graduating James moved up to Hawke's Bay taking the associate Strength and Conditioning role at HBCFCT. 

Throughout his life, he has played a whole range of sports, but his favourite has always been cricket, which he has developed a slight obsession for.

Chloe Macaulay

Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chloe graduated from Waikato University after studying a Bachelor of Sport Health and Human 
Performance, majoring in Human Performance Science and Sport Development & Coaching. During her time there Chloe worked alongside the Premier Men's Rugby team where she gained a love for working with athletes.

A Hawke’s Bay Local who grew up surrounded by sport and exercise with most of her years spent playing netball. Chloe is devoted to aiding athletes along their path to becoming the best they can be. She has a passion for hand-crafting her strength and conditioning knowledge to fit the individual needs of every person she works alongside.


Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach

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