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McKee is Flying Fijians coach

By RASHNEEL KUMAR
Saturday, May 03, 2014

Update: 12:05PM JOHN McKee is the new Flying Fijians coach.

The Fiji Rugby Union confirmed last night of his appointment adding McKee was selected ahead of 24 other applicants.

McKee was appointed the FRU High Performance Unit manager in November last year.

According to FRU, McKee comes well qualified as he is an Australian Rugby Union Level 3 coach.

"He has an NZRU-Massey University Diploma of Management (rugby coaching). He has an Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coaching certification. He also has a Fitness Instructor certification from Monash University.

"The New Zealand-born McKee spent 6 seasons coaching in the Northern Hemisphere from the year 2000, including time at Clermont-Ferrand (France) & Connaught (Ireland) as an assistant coach. 

"He returned to Australia in 2007 and was head coach of the Central Coast Rays, winners of the Australian Rugby Championship."





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