Andrew Hewetson

Lecturer, Talent Development Consultant, Sport NZ
Community Development
Location: Building 183, Room 2104

Qualifications

PGDipSportMgt Massey, BEd Canterbury, Dip Tchg Christchurch

Professional memberships

Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ)
Sports Coaching Action Research New Zealand

Profile

 

Andrew came to Unitec at the beginning of 2009.  His previous role was as the Academy Manager for Counties Manukau Rugby Union.  Prior to this position Andrew was a Secondary School Physical Education teacher. 

 

Andrew lectures in both the Coaching and Physical Education programmes.  The key aim of these papers is for students to develop both a theoretical and practical understanding of coaching and teaching. 

 

Andrew has experience as a coach at a number of levels in New Zealand.  He is currently head coach of an Auckland Rugby Union Representative Side and has been an Assistant Coach of a team competing in Division 1 of the NZ National Provincial Championship. He has completed the International Rugby Board Level 4 Coaching qualification and the NZRU Practicum Course. 

 

Andrew's current research project is in the area of talent identification and talent development.  He also has particular interests in the pedagogy of sports coaching and coaching development, as well as the constraints led coaching approach.

Publications

Hewetson, A. R. (2016). Talent identification & Development: An Investigation into the Policies & Practices of One New Zealand Rugby Provincial Union. University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hewetson, A. R. (2016). NZ's Got Talent. Connecting Coaches Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hewetson, A. R., & Cassidy, T. G. (2016). Talent Identification & Development: An Investigation into the Policies & Practices of One New Zealand Provincial Rugby Union. European Conference on Educational Research, Dublin, Ireland.

Hewetson, A. (2015). Talent identification and development: An investigation into the policies and practices of one NZ Rugby provincial union. ITP Sports Research Symposium, Napier, NZ.

Hewetson, A. (2015). Athlete Development & Teaching Skill. Sport Bay of Plenty Go4It Deliverers Workshop, Tauranga.

Hewetson, A. (2015). Skill Acquisition. Sport Bay of Plenty School Sport Conference, Tauranga.

Hewetson, A. (2014). Skill Acquisition. Sport Bay of Plenty Go For It Development Day, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Hewetson, A. (2014). Talent Identification and Player Development. Chiefs Super Rugby Franchise Development Day.

Hewetson, A., and Gambolati, R. (2013). Coaching Pedagogy and Skill Acquisition. Sport Bay of Plenty Go For It Presentation. Tauranga.

Hewetson, A. (2013). Athlete Development. New Zealand Cricket Level 3 Coaching Course. Christchurch.

Hewetson, A. (2013). Talent, Potential, Pathways. Physical Education New Zealand Conference. Wellington.

Hewetson, A. (2013). Skill Development. Physical Education New Zealand Conference. Wellington.

Hewetson, A., and Cassidy, T. (2013). Participant Development. Sport New Zealand Community Sport Leadership Workshop. Auckland.

Hewetson, A. (2013). Skill Analysis and Coaching a Skill. Auckland Rugby Union Developing Rugby Coaches Course. Auckland.

Hewetson, A., Emerson, S., Gambolati, R., and McKay, A. (2013). Sport NZ Growing Coaches Workshop. Regional Sport Trust Staff. .

Hewetson, A., Emerson, S., Gambolati, R., and McKay, A. (2013). Sport NZ Growing Coaches Facilitators Workshop Series. Gisborne, Nelson.

Hewetson, A., Emerson, S., and Gambolati, R. (2012). Sport NZ Growing Coaches. Physical Education New Zealand Conference. Rotorua.

Hewetson, A., Emerson, S., Gambolati, R., and McKay, A. (2012). Sport NZ Growing Coaches Facilitators Workshop Series. September - November 2012. Auckland, Invercargill, New Plymouth.

Hewetson, A., Emerson, S., and Till, J. (2012). Growing Coaches - Sport NZ's new school based programme. Nth Island Secondary School Sports Conference. Rotorua.

Hewetson, A., and Verhoeff, W. (2011). Games Based Conditioning. Activate Conference. Auckland.

Hewetson, A., Lynch, C., and Verhoeff, W. (2010). Bigger, Faster, Stronger. Sport Waitakere New Skills for Coaches Workshop. Auckland.

Hewetson, A., and Gambolati, R. (2010). Acquiring the Necessary Skills. Sport Waitakere New Skills for Coaches Workshop. Auckland.

Hewetson, A., and Gambolati, R. (2010). Can We Play a Game Now? Sport Waitakere New Skills for Coaches Workshop. Auckland.

Hewetson, A., Gambolati, R., and Lynch, C. (2010). Coach Development Workshop. Muriwai Surf Club. Auckland.