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Warren Gatland Wales Head Coach


About Warren Gatland

Holding the record for the most games played for Waikato, Warren was first selected as an All Black in 1988.

However Gatland has had his greatest impact on the game as a coach. He is the current head coach of the Wales national team and also the head coach for the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia.


Playing Career

  • New Zealand: 17 caps (8 points)
  • Position: Hooker
  • Province: Waikato

Coaching Career

1989-1994: Galwegians RFC
1994-1996: Thames Valley
1996-1998: Connacht Rugby
1998-2001: Ireland
2002-2005: London Wasps
2005-2007: Waikato
2007-Present: Wales
2013-Present: British & Irish Lions

Warren Gatland's courses

Warren Gatland's latest articles

Warren Gatland: Contact Scenarios - Trailer

In this module I’ll look at helping players to take contact on their own terms, buy some time, make sure the ball comes back and control this critical area of the game.

Coming Soon - Warren Gatland: Clear out (Removing the Threat)

Warren Gatland, gives a 25min session on how to remove the opposition threat at the breakdown. This includes clear out technique and progressive drills to improve your chance of winning those all important collisions.