The worlds leading independent rugby academy for player, coach and team development

IRANZ Online

Online Development Courses for Coaches

Wayne Smith, Eddie Jones, Mike Cron and George Gregan all sharing their knowledge.

IRANZ Online connects you to the world best coaches, where they share all the technical detail and personal wisdom which has lead them to their coaching success.

If you’re wanting to get more out of your coaching see our courses below.


IRANZ Courses foster intensive development in all areas of the game, both on and off the field. Coach and player participants leave IRANZ equipped with the knowledge and skills that will improve performance with immediate effect, and long after the programme is complete.

IRANZ Staff Coach Wayne Smith on the High Performance Coaches Course


At IRANZ, we firmly believe the key to unlocking potential is to learn from the very best. That’s why our Staff Coaches represent some of the most recognised and knowledgeable rugby minds in the world.

Ardie Savea was outstanding when he attended the Advanced Players Course in 2009


Our World-Class facilities and programmes are designed to simulate a professional rugby environment and expose participants to the requirements of playing or coaching at the highest level. Over 100 Graduates have gone on to represent their country following their IRANZ course.

As his Mum it’s been obvious in his overall attitude to training, his training ethics, his attitude to both sport and school life, his selection into CAS and NSW squads… I like to think that attending IRANZ is one of the reasons why these have happened. These Courses build character!


Fua Tauiliili-Pelesasa, Parent (NSW)

Fua’s son Miller attended the Advanced Players Course in 2017, and was selected for various representative sides the following year.

The boys thrived and grew impressively as a team. The tour enabled us to train in a professional environment, play three competitive games and have a lot of fun enjoying the activities New Zealand offers.


Dean Hargreaves, Barker College Coach (NSW)

Barker College attended a Customised Course/Tour Programme in 2018. Barker returned to Sydney to win the CAS Schools Championship dropping only one match during the season.

“The course has been really unbelievable. I walk away from here a much better coach. I’ve benefited much more (from this course) than ever in my wildest dreams I could have hoped for.”


Dick Muir, Coach (Springbok Assistant Coach)

Dick attended the High Performance Coaches Course in 2007, and went on to become the Assistant Coach for the Springbok at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

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