New Zealand Squads

Nevan Hadley

After the success of the 2018 World Championships, 2017 World Games and 2017 Oceania Championships NZCPA are excited to be sending our teams to the 2019 Oceania Championships to be held in Australia.

Squad Information

The dates for Oceania Champs 2019 are: 25th, 26th and 27th of April. They will be held at Penrith Whitewater Stadium, Sydney. For further information:

2019 Oceania Championship Campaign Information

2019 Oceania New Coaching and Management Appointments


NZCPA are pleased to announce our Coaching and Management Team for 2019 Oceania and 2020 World Championships. 
Our head coaching staff are as follows:

  • Senior Women: Phil Hart
  • Senior Men: Kyzen Macdonald
  • U21 Men: Eric Gurden
  • U21 Women: Emma Hick and Luke Anderson (Co-Coaching and also managing their team/s)

Our U18 Oceania Coaching staff are as follows:

  • U18 women’s coach: Andrew McFadzean
  • U18 assistant women’s coach: Lydia Nuttall
  • U18 men’s coach: Sammy Hapeta
  • U18 assistant men’s coach: Callum Wilde

Oceania Tour Manager: Carl Massaratto

More managers to be named shortly.

2019 Player Applications

NZCPA are now seeking applications for the following Squads for the 2019 Oceania Championship campaign:

  • NZ Men’s Squad (up to 6 teams to be selected: NZ Senior A & B; NZ U21 A & B; NZ U18 A & B)
  • NZ Women’s Squad (up to 6 teams to be selected: NZ Senior A & B; NZ U21 A & B; NZ U18 A & B)
  • NZ Veteran’s / Master’s (over 30 and over 45 teams to be selected depending on interest)

Applications must strictly be returned by the 31st October 2018 using the following link:

2019 Oceania Championships Player Application Form

Payment of a $100 application fee is required. NZCPA Squad account: 02 0876 0048375 002

2019 Coaching Positions

Squad Coaching due 14th October 2018

NZCPA is looking to appoint coaching staff for the 2019 Oceania Championships campaign. The following coaching positions will be appointed:

  • Men’s Squad: Head Coach, Assistant Coach, U18 Coach

  • Women’s Squad: Head Coach, Assistant Coach, U18 Coach

  • Veterans/Masters Squad Coach

2019 Position Description Team Coach

2019 Position Description Assistant Coach

2019 Position Description U18 Team Coach

2019 Position Description Vets and Masters Team Coach

2019 NZ Coach Application Form

2019 Management Positions

Squad Management due 14th October 2018

NZCPA is calling for applications for the overall Oceania Squad manager position and assistant managers.
Further information can be found in the campaign information document.

Position Description Overall Squad Manager

NZ Management Application Form