Our Team New Zealand

Strength, passion, trust and resilience are the pillars on which rugby has been built. They’re also proudly engraved in the Canterbury culture. Meet the people who make Canterbury teamwear happen.

AUSTRALIA

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Tim

National Sales

Manager, Australia

Name: Tim

Position: National Sales Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

I grew up wearing Canterbury kit on & off the field. I live & breath rugby so couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work here.

Who is your hero and why?

I look up to my Dad every day because of his wealth of knowledge, patience and decision making.

Which team do you go for?

Waratahs & Wallabies.

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Wayne

Business Development 

Manager, VIC

Name: Wayne

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

I was introduced to the brand through a friend who worked at Canterbury and I jumped at the opportunity.

Who is your hero and why?

Adam Scott – very classy in victory and defeat.

Which team do you go for?

Collingwood.

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Andrew

Key Account

Manager, NSW

Name: Andy

Position: Key Account Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

 I joined Canterbury to pursue my passions of creativity, whilst being immersed in a proud and well renowned brand that is globally recognised.

Who is your hero and why?

Michael Jordan – widely considered as the greatest basketball player of all time and indeed an athlete.

Which team do you go for?

Newcastle Knights

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Lisa

Key Account

Manager, QLD

Name: Lisa

Position: Key Account Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

An opportunity to combine my love of sport and provide excellent customer service.

Who is your hero and why?

My Husband – to not sweat the small stuff and to prioritise what is important in life.

Which team do you go for?

Brisbane Broncos.

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Stuart

Business Development 

Manager, QLD

Name: Stuart

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

For the opportunity to work with a quality, trusted, world renowned brand.

Who is your hero and why?

Peter Sterling – skilful, smart & courageous.

Which team do you go for?

North Sydney Bears.

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Abi

Business Development 

Manager, QLD

Name: Abi

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

Because I am a kiwi mad on sport who grew up wearing CCC.

Who is your hero and why?

Ritchie McCaw from the All Blacks. We grew up in the same area and I like to support local talent.

Which team do you go for?

Crusaders.

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Winnie

Business Development 

Manager, QLD

Name: Juanita

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

The brand was so popular at my boarding school – felt like I really made it when I got a job here! 

Who is your hero and why?

Wonder Woman because she has incredible strength, speed, wisdom and she can fly.  She is powerful, yet spent a lot of her time encouraging those around her.

Which team do you go for?

Broncos.

NEW ZEALAND

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Colin

National Sales 

Manager, Northland

Name: Colin

Position: National Sales Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

It was a great opportunity to combine my sporting passion with apparel and meet plenty of people. 

Who is your hero and why?

Driven by family – cant go past your flesh and blood.

Which team do you go for?

Leeds Utd and Scotland Rugby – plus the mighty All Blacks. 

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Teo

Business Development

Manager, Wellington

Name: Teo

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

It is a well respected sporting brand that allowed me to combine my passion for sports with my professional experience in sales

Who is your hero and why?

Tyson Fury – For his sporting achievements in boxing and more importantly his amazing journey in regards to mental health and the message he spreads

Which team do you go for?

All Blacks, Hurricanes, Japan Rugby.

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Joel

Business Development

Manager, Waikato

Name: Joel

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

I have always wanted to work for a strong brand within Rugby and the opportunity to come on board with CCC was perfect timing!

Who is your hero and why?

My hero was Michael Jones, he was a professional before the game went professional, the way he played was amazing.

Which team do you go for?

I have always supported Auckland Rugby Union.

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Oliver

Business Development

Manager, Auckland

Name: Oliver

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

It is an Iconic Kiwi Brand!

Who is your hero and why?

Zinzan Brooke –  Because he is better than Buck

Which team do you go for?

Harlequins Rugby Club

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Jabyn

Business Development

Manager, South Island

Name: Jabyn

Position: Business Development Manager

Why did you join Canterbury?

I had been selling CCC through a distributor and always thought it was of top quality and an iconic NZ brand.

Who is your hero and why?

Michael J Fox – a short inspirational man, and how good is Back to The Future. Rahul Dravid – the wall, and my favourite batsmen to watch.

Which team do you go for?

Crusaders (a champion team).