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It’s no understatement to say that Mike is a coach's coach. Simply put, his knowledge of the game is such that he is recognised worldwide as a master of his art. His experience, influence and background speak for themselves.

Now his undoubted expertise is available to all levels, either in person or online. With the unprecedented rise in video conference technology Mike's skills are more readily available than ever before no matter where in the world you are based.


Mike has an uncanny ability to make the complex simple and he relates to players and coaches no matter what stage of their careers they are at. It is this quality that makes him unique and widely sought after and has earned him the respect of some of the biggest names in world rugby. 

Countries where Mike has run coaching sessions:

France, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Japan, South Africa, Australia, North America, Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands, Kenya, Dubai, Argentina.


Organisations where Mike has run coaching sessions and positions held, 1983 - present:

  • All Blacks Coach 2004 - 2019. 217 games in total, including 210 test matches 

  • 2004 - 2011 scrum coach

  • 2012 - 2019 scrums/lineout/maul/breakdown/kick offs

  • World Rugby steering group committee re scrum laws

  • All Blacks 7’s men and women

  • Crusaders

  • Referees NZ and World Rugby

  • NZ Resource Coach

  • Black Ferns (womens)

  • Wales RWC 2003

  • Japan University and company team

  • Canterbury provincial team

  • Club teams

  • Junior Representative teams

  • Schools


Skill Sessions

Work with one of the world’s acknowledged masters of the art of rugby to take your skills to another level



Develop the skills you need to succeed and become the best version of yourself

Video Analysis

Effective observation and the ability to transfer the learnings to the coach and players is imperative in the modern game


Zoom Sessions

Access Mike's expertise from anywhere in the world


Sir Graham Henry

Crono was an exceptional coach, probably the most knowledgeable Scrum Coach in world rugby.


Richie McCaw

Mike's ability to connect with all his players is outstanding and because of this he understands the best ways to help players improve their skills. 


Steve Hansen

Mike Cron is one of the most formidable coaches in World Rugby today. The performances of the teams he has coached backs this up.


Sam Cane

Crono has a wealth of knowledge and experience but to me the thing that sets him apart is how much he cares  & his incredible people skills. 

Read all testimonials for Mike in full

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