EIT Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust Project Leader
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Areas of Teaching
Sport Biomechanics and Physical Conditioning
Marcus had been a tutor on the EIT Recreation and Sport programme since 2008, and is currently teaching Biomechanics and Physical Conditioning. He has a Masters in Health Science from the Auckland University of Technology, completing his thesis on Game Analysis in Rugby Union with the NZRU.
Since 2011 Marcus has also consulted for Samoa Rugby, as Performance Analyst with Manu Samoa through the Rugby World Cup, and Pacific Nations Cups of 2011 and 2012 in Japan and Fiji, as well as touring UK and France, and more recently as High Performance Advisor. He also served as skills analyst for the NZ Under 20 team 2008-2012, and also works with the Hawke’s Bay Rugby Union – all of which provide valuable rich experiences and knowledge that he is able to bring back to guide and enhance EIT students development.
Prior to coming to EIT Marcus has been the academy manager for North Harbour Rugby, team analyst for the Auckland Rugby team, and team analyst for the Pacific Islanders international team’s tours of the Britain and Europe in 2006 and 2008. Marcus has a keen interest in most sports, having also worked with NZ Rowing, golf, cricket, and Eastern Netball, and has had valuable recent PD experiences at the Australian Institute of Sport, and Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence.
Marcus’s research interests include High Performance Sport Development (working on initiating a Hawke’s Bay Institute of Sport), and general sports technique analysis; other general interests include adventure travel, the outdoors, and Hawke’s Bay’s wine and food, and his family of three young girls.