Founder of Hakinakina and all-round international sportsman, Luke has extensive experience playing and coaching a variety of sports at high levels in New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK.
Coaching children’s football with Wynton Rufer, New Zealand’s most internationally recognised professional football player.
Representing New Zealand in the Under 20s National Team.
Training with professional teams in the Netherlands (FC Utrecht), Germany (Hertha Berlin) and the UK (Aston Villa, QPR, Portsmouth, Crystal Palace, Watford and Walsall).
Playing semi-professionally for teams in New Zealand (1st division), Germany (4th division) and the UK (Conference South League).
American Football: Luke is a kicker for the American Football team London Blitz, who are a top team in the British American Football League (BAFANL) and in the European American football league (EFL).
Racket and water sports: Luke coached children’s tennis, squash and badminton. He earned local and national recognition for squash (ranked 7th in New Zealand, Juniors), water polo (offered to play with top New Zealand team) and tennis.
In his spare time Luke enjoys running, cycling, swimming, going to the gym, playing rugby, volleyball, cricket, golf, table tennis and snowboarding.