Inside Running Elite Management provides a hands on and professional management service to elite athletes
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Elite Management Team

Kent Hale


Based in Auckland, Kent is the primary representative for Inside Running Elite Management, managing our clients across New Zealand. Kent has fulfilled this role for over five years & across this time has built up extensive knowledge of the rugby landscape in NZ and abroad. He has a background in Marketing & Human Resource Management. Kent handles the day to day operations of Elite Management clients, including all contract negotiation, career planning & sponsorship & endorsements enquiries.

Kent is an accredited agent with the NZ Rugby Players Association who he works closely with as well as maintaining strong relationships with the NZRU, Super 15 franchises, Provincial Unions & other key stakeholders across New Zealand.

Mike Rogers


Based in Mt Maunganui, Mike has significant experience in maintaining overseas networks & facilitating professional placements in New Zealand & abroad. Mike's experience gained over the last seven years in the industry has given him an exceptional understanding of comparable rugby levels across the world & his knowledge is invaluable when seeking suitable arrangements to play rugby abroad.

Mike is also an accredited agent with the NZ Players Association & has an accounting background specialising in taxation. Based in the glorious Bay of Plenty Mike is the primary representative of Inside Running's clients in this province.


Part time & based in Cambridge, Kevin is responsible for a group of Inside Running's young Waikato-based athletes. Kevin has in-depth knowledge of rugby at both grass roots & professional levels in the wider Waikato area & has had many years experience mentoring young talented athletes.

Kevin has been a pharmacist for over 30 years & is heavily involved & passionate about his 'off field' interests which include representation on a number of boards.