Robbie Deans rugby player
Robbie Deans rugby player

Robbie Deans

1st Jan 1970 1.80m/79kg Head Coach

Deans is one of the most renowned coaches in the world with an impressive CV behind his name.

He began his career at with the New Zealand provincial side, Canterbury in 1997. Between 2001 and 2003 he was named as the All Blacks' assistant coach while, at the same time, taking charge of the Crusaders in Super Rugby- a position he held until 2008 when he was employed as the Wallabies' first foreign coach.

After his stint with the Wallabies, which concluded in 2013, Deans joined the Panasonic Wild Knights.


wild Saitama Wild Knights
Head Coach
2014 - present
Untitled (1) Canterbury
Head Coach
1997 - 2000
Untitled design (11) Crusaders
Head Coach
2000 - 2008
australia Australia
Head Coach
2008 - 2013