Joe Hinds is the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s Northern Region-based coach.
Born in Cardiff, Wales, he moved to New Zealand to pursue his dream of a career in sport and to be nearer family. Based out of Hamilton, he is responsible for Player Development in the Northern Region.
He played for various successful clubs in the Welsh Football League and in New Zealand, plays for Manukau United in the NRFL.
He has been part of junior player development for more than 10 years and has a Distinction in Advanced Sport Management and Football Development.