Andrew Hore (rugby coach)

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For the rugby union player from New Zealand see Andrew Hore

Andrew Hore (born 15 April 1972) in New Zealand, is a rugby union administrator. He is the current CEO at Welsh regional side the Ospreys,[1] leaving an elite development role with the New Zealand Rugby Union in December 2007.

Previously Hore had been Wales national rugby union team fitness coach between 2002 and 2005,[2] having previously held management roles with the Canterbury and Crusaders rugby teams in his native New Zealand.

Andrew started his career in the administration of rugby with the Canterbury and Crusaders Rugby organisations initially as the Performance manager, part of this role being responsible for initiating the first rugby academy in New Zealand. Andrew then utilised his degree in Sports Science and become the conditioning coach to the successful Canterbury and Crusaders Rugby teams between 1999-2002. Andrew then worked with the Welsh Rugby Union and was part of the team management of the 2005 Grand Slam winning team. In 2006 he returned to New Zealand Rugby Union to undertake a senior management post as a High Performance manager, heading up elite player development and sport science before moving to Ospreys Rugby initially as Performance Director and now as CEO.