Kane joins us after an extensive career as a secondary school P.E teacher. He has a great deal of experience working with Organised Sport and the development of School Community Partnerships. Kane was also acting CEO of Physical Education NZ (PENZ) where he is a Board Member. Of Maori and Welsh descent, a Te Reo speaker, his iwi is Ngapuhi and his hapu are Ngati Whatua and Ngati Rehia. Kane is involved in running club level athletics, and also finds time to further a rugby coaching and talent identification career as a selector for New Zealand age teams, and apart of talent identification for the Blues’ U18 and U17 programmes.