James de Lacey Science for Sport

“Physical performance for rugby is what I’m obsessed about. Having worked at all levels of the game, I have been able to apply my knowledge and enhance my expertise to enhance any level of athlete.”

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Price Guide: $$$


Strength & Conditioning Coach (Rugby Union)

James is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach with Austin Huns Rugby. He has previously worked in professional rugby in Romania and with the NZ Women’s National Rugby League Team. He is a published author and has completed a MSc in Sport & Exercise Science from AUT, Auckland, NZ.

Services provided

  • Programme Support
  • Sport-Specific Support
  • Career Development
Areas of Expertise

James’s major areas of expertise are:

  1. Strength & Power Development – gym- and field-based programming to maximise athletic potential
  2. Rugby-Specific Support – physical development specifically geared towards all codes of rugby
  3. Programme Support – A review of your physical development programmes, both gym- and field-based

My skillset encompasses those above, so I am happy to provide you with support ranging anywhere from what, why and how, to implement effective strength and conditioning services in Rugby Union or Rugby League. This can range from gym- or field-based training to structure and planning of training.



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