Bachelor in Education, Massey University, New Zealand, 1983. Master of Philosophy, Auckland University, New Zealand, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Waikato, New Zealand, 1997.
Rural schools advisory New Zealand Department Education, 1975-1976. Principal Rerekohu Area School, New Zealand, 1976-1979, Fairburn School, New Zealand, 1980-1983. Inspector of schools New Zealand Education Department, 1984-1989.
Lecturer University Waikato, New Zealand, 1990-1993. Sport programme leader, senior lecturer College Business Massey University, Albany, New Zealand, 1994-1998. Professor sports UNITEC Institute technical, Auckland, since 1998.
Coordinator National Research Project, University Waikato, New Zealand, 1990-1992. Director New Zealand Poetry Project, 1983-1990. Consultant in field.
Trust board member North Shore Netball trust, Auckland, New Zealand, 1997. Director New Zealand Leadership Project, Auckland, since 1995. Board directors Sport Management Association Australia and New Zealand.
Member Sport Management Association Australia and New Zealand, Sport Science New Zealand.
Married Helen Garonne Hunter, May 1968 (divorced July 1987). Children: Penelope Anne, Christopher David. Married Puna Carolyn Taua, July 7, 1987.