Director of Football


  United Kingdom


Leigh has worked alongside Hiroshi Miyazawa both as a professional player and coach for the best part of 15 years. The formidable duo pair up again with the Wellington Phoenix Soccer Schools.

Playing Career:

1999 – 2002

Football Kingz (NSL)

International Honours:

1997 – 1998

U20 New Zealand National Team

1998 – 2000

U23 New Zealand Olympic Team

Coaching Career:

2006 – 2014

Head Coach of WYNRS Elite Academy

2007 – Present

Onehunga Sports Youth teams U13 – U19

Coaching Career Highlights:


Head coach WYNRS team at the Aarau Masters in Switzerland

2011 – 2014

Head coach WYNRS team at the Reysol Cup in Japan. Champions in 2011, 2013 and 2014


Assistant coach WYNRS team at the KFL K League tournament in South Korea


Assistant coach Wynrs team for the One Nation Cup in Izmir, Germany

2006 – 2014

Assistant coach with Central United (2007) and Onehunga Sports (2011 and 2013) at the Manchester United Premier Cup World Finals in Manchester.


Assistant coach WYNRS team at the AREVA Cup in Nuremburg, Germany.

2007 – Present

U13, U14, U15, U17, U19 Metro league champions with Onehunga Sports

Coaching License:

NZFA National coaching license
English FA Level 2 coaching license